Avoiding The Slip-Slide

Contaminated runways are a problem for both departures and arrivals. Researching runway condition and your airplane's performance helps.

One of my favorite aspects of winter is the peaceful calm after fresh snowfall. The snow softens all sound, and the undisturbed scene looks beautiful. Coincidentally, this is one of my least favorite things to encounter as a pilot. When I am flying, I much prefer the sight of snow removal equipment and clear blacktop. […]
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