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
GETTING THE LEAD OUT • Transparency and collaboration only work when everyone’s on board.
THE MOMENTUM OF INNOVATION & CAPITAL • The current aerospace environment recalls the jet age and its bright future.
On an airline flight from New York to St. Thomas, I noticed that we ventured 400 miles offshore. Who controls this airspace, presumably beyond VHF and radar range?
MARTHA’S VINEYARD ILS OR LOC RWY 24 • A beautiful island to visit, and an interesting approach
HUMBLED FOR LIFE • A thunderstorm encounter changes the way a pilot thinks about instrument flying.
OBJECTION OVERRULED • It turns out to be a real ‘wash job’ after all.
AIRPORT KID • Raised at Maule Field (3NP), Keith Phillips is a tireless advocate for homebuilts, the EAA, and his airpark at Spruce Creek, Florida (7FL6).
WE FLY TECNAM P-MENTOR • The next expression of a modern trainer from an atelier of Italian design
A LEGACY OF TWO BROTHERS • The Pascale family producing the P-series flies on in its third generation.
BOSE A30 TAKES THE PRESSURE OFF • The latest in headsets is lighter, with streamlined padding and less clamping force.
RESTORATION NATION: THE STEARMAN NEXT DOOR • A lovable WWII-era biplane can be a worthy—but expensive—project.
DESTINATIONS MARTHA’S VINEYARD • Where there is no shortage of airports, history, or things to do
THE DOWN-LOW ON WIND SHEAR • What your CFI may not have taught you from the TAF
ESCAPE FROM UKRAINE • A New York pilot’s overseas acquisition of a Yak 18T is one ‘heck of a great story.’
SETTING UP YOUR SIM • Here’s the second in our series on getting started with an at-home flight simulator.
RECOMMENDED AUTOPILOT FUNCTIONS ON AN XBOX CONTROLLER
BEYOND THE UNIFORM • Military or civilian, after a few years the differences fade.
FOOD FOR FLIGHT • Where mozzarella meets magnetos
FLIGHT LEVELS WITH ROB & BILL • Life’s better when flying with real-deal pilots.
THE LONG LINE OF INSTRUCTORS • Being part of a teaching legacy is an awesome and life-changing privilege.
THE ONE THAT DISAPPEARED • Conspiracy theories and sensationalism on display
FLYING CLUBS… AND A TRUE HERO • Recalling Wright-Patterson Aero Club’s unfair demise in 2012
HAS ANYBODY SEEN MAX Q? • Airspeed measurement marks an important milestone during a rocket’s ascent.