The sharp wit and experienced judgment of Flying’s experts cover all the challenges and rewards that aviation offers to all flying enthusiasts.
BEHIND THE LENS
WHAT HAPPENED IN PARIS • The aviation industry put its best innovations forward.
OUR NEWS FROM OSHKOSH • FLYING Media Group has expanded to embrace the top general aviation brands from Belvoir Media.
CALLING OUT THE ELEPHANT • Growth and diversification are the keys to preserving our legacy.
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ROANOKE LDA Y RUNWAY 6 • The mountains of western Virginia necessitate an offset approach.
REWARDING INNOVATION—AND A LEGEND • FLYING’s 2023 Innovation, Editors’ Choice, and Readers’ Choice awards are joined by a new recognition this year.
DISTRACTED • Checklists only function when they’re open.
MISSTEP • A fatal King Air 350 accident exhibited all the signs of a random pilot error.
FREEING VERTICAL FLIGHT • JoeBen Bevirt transforms an early vision into a new reality.
WE FLY WACO YMF-5 • With an incredible history, the legendary biplane meets the modern era.
THE DREAM MACHINES • An entrepreneur brings together a palette of classic airplanes into one portfolio.
MODERNLY VINTAGE • Be safe but authentic with your new old panel.
PIPER LANCE VS. SARATOGA • Moving four seats from point A to point B as quickly — and efficiently — as possible.
FIRST FLIGHT AIRPORT & THE WRIGHT MEMORIAL • Set on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, the aviation landmark doubles as a vacation hot spot.
A TRUE FRIEND • Tempest Aero Group supplies more to the GA world than you may think.
THE HIGH DA BLUES • Know what to expect when the density altitude rises.
A MID-SUMMER NIGHT’S FLIGHT • Great weather, great company, and a great airplane
MISSION TO ÉTAMPES • The final flight of Lancaster ND533
GETTING ON • Lipstick on a pig
MOVING ON • Selling the ‘it’ airplane and looking for another
IT’S A FIRST WORLD PROBLEM… • …but it could end up signaling a bad trend in insurance for us all.
A DAY OF DIVERSIONS • A new engine monitor and a closed runway define a trip.
WHEN NATURE CALLS • Things can get messy if you’re not prepared.
OUT OF THE WOODS • Timber holds a special place as the primordial material in airplane construction.