Automation Misbehavior

A few weeks ago, I was returning to base after completing required spin training for a CFI candidate. As we...

Systems Knowledge?

As new aircraft and avionics become more sophisticated and capable, a pilot’s learning curve becomes more complicated. Understanding how...

NTSB Reports

November 3, 2022, Mesa, Ariz. Eclipse Aerospace EA500 At about 1915 Mountain time, the airplane was substantially damaged when it departed...

Situational Awareness?

A friend of mine and I departed our home airport in my 1976 Piper Arrow II. I recently had a...

Turbocharged

Cessna 402B Businessliner Oil Seal Failure During descent into the destination, the pilot could see oil streaking back from top cowl...