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NEXT GREAT FLIGHT
VIEW FROM ABOVE CROSSING OCEANS • A journey of a lifetime begins with a single step.
HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I - LDA RWY 26L (PHNL) • On a unique approach into O‘ahu’s gateway airport
MODERN FLYING UPDATE 2022 FLYING AWARDS • The best of aviation, from sustainable fuel to elegant design—and a milestone-making flight.
I.L.A.F.F.T. ‘TALK TO ME, GOOSE’ • A pilot flies through an incident with grief on his shoulders.
AFTERMATH BUILT FOR SPEED • A low-altitude stall spells disaster for a vintage racer.
IN DEPTH FROM THE STARFIGHTER TO THE ENTERPRISE NCC-1701-D • Flying fast aircraft is like ‘meditation’ for actor Michael Dorn.
THE FIELDS • WHERE LUXURY AMENITIES MEET AVIATION AND OUTDOOR ADVENTURE
DAHER TBM 960: A FINE MACHINE • Flying Daher’s TBM 960 turns a crush into love.
TARBES-BUILT MASTERY, FUTURE FORWARD • Daher evolves its flagship TBM series with an eye towards a greener tomorrow.
CROSSING AN OCEAN • The TBM turboprop makes quick and comfortable work of the North Atlantic track.
GAME COMPOSITES GB1 GAMEBIRD • In less than a decade, this multi-mission airplane has scored great success.
AEROBATIC STARS FOR EVERYDAY PILOTS • You don’t have to be an ace to compete in these acro aircraft.
OVER, UNDER, SIDEWAYS, DOWN • The art and science of aerobatic flight
PIPER J-3 CUB • An enchanting legacy that you can fly.
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS • The lure of the Hawaiian Islands calls to pilots—especially those who love the natural pursuits they offer, such as surfing, hiking, and diving. Flying yourself around these jewels of the Pacific makes for the best way to see them.
FLYING YOUR AIRPLANE TO HAWAI‘I
RENTING AN AIRPLANE IN THE ISLANDS
FLYING THE LIFESTYLE • A leader in Sonoma’s hospitality industry makes a business case for the Cessna Citation M2 and Gulfstream GIVSP—and a grass-strip companion.
A ROC RISES • Stratolaunch test flies the world’s largest airplane—by many metrics—with a view towards air-to-launch operations.
YOUR IFR SKILLS • Instrument flying is a perishable skill. Here’s how to ensure you stay fresh.
WEATHER REVIEW AND COMMUNICATIONS
T-PARTY AND THE UPS
REVIEW THE FARS
IN SEARCH OF SIMPLICITY • A celebration of basic flight
‘STATE YOUR INTENTIONS’ • Democracy vs. autocracy
A NEW HOME • ‘Adapt or die’
HOT WEATHER TAKES A TOLL • Adjusting to the demands of summertime flying
WHEN BEING WRONG IS RIGHT • Airline-style aeronautical decision making at the lower levels
THOUGHTS ON CLOSING A RUNWAY • ‘Old memories die hard.’
CAMEL TRIMMER • Does Your Camel Need a Trim?
FLY A FRIEND AROUND THE PATCH: 1931 CURTISS-WRIGHT JUNIOR CW-3