Breaking Out

After a few hours in the clag, pushing buttons and keeping the magenta line more or less centered, you’re...

Rod Ends

Bellanca 17-30A Super Viking Stretched And Fatigued At touchdown, the nose landing gear failed and partially collapsed. Examination revealed it appears...

Full Flaps?

As a student pilot, I did a lot of reading when I couldn’t fly, including the popular aviation magazines...

NTSB Reports: November 2020

August 1, 2020, Seiling, Okla. Piper PA-28R-201 Arrow III/V At about 0130 Central time, the airplane was substantially damaged during an...

Deadly Distractions

I’ve previously referred to scenes from Ernest K. Gann’s book “Fate Is The Hunter” in these pages. The combined...