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 • Leonardo Correa Luna
OF COURSE • When our words—and actions—matter.
CONNECTING ‘AVGEEKS’ • From commercial to GA, from vintage to space—FMG expands for our audience.
Who made the first ‘blind’ takeoff and landing?
FINGER LAKES RNAV RWY 1 • A straightforward T-bar approach to a wine country airport
EAGLE: UNLEADED AVGAS • Four fuel contenders discussed their options at EAA AirVenture 2023.
MOUNTAIN WAVE TRAUMA • Treat high-altitude turbulence with knowledge and respect.
SOMETHING HAPPENED • Wind shear takes a Grumman Trainer.
WE FLY: GARMIN AUTOLAND FOR THE BEECHCRAFT KING AIR 200 • A new level of support for single-pilot ops in the twin turboprop
HOW CAN IT LAND ITSELF? • A brief history of autolanding, from the Fokker to single-engine turboprops
THE BLACK HOLE DEPARTURE • Respect the darkness.
MEYERS 200 VS. NAVION • Both classic types are beloved in their respective circles, so it’s really a matter of taste.
FLYING THE FINGER LAKES REGION OF NEW YORK • Winemaking, museums, and aviation history highlight this corner of the state.
FROM THE GROUND UP • The lowdown on ‘vertical visibility’
BATTLE OF THE KNEEBOARDS • We test-fly a few that are custom made for the iPad Mini.
X-PLANE 747-200 CLASSIC • Ultimate realism X-posed…
BUILDING THE DREAM, PART 4 • The end of the beginning
DIAGNOSTICS • Solving puzzles
THAT’S RICH • Learning (and leaning) a new airplane
WHEN YOU GO BACK TO SCHOOL… • …don’t lose what you’ve learned.
YOU CAN ACTUALLY FLY TO LUNCH? • Sharing the quintessential GA experience with nonpilots
CLOUD FLYIN’ AGAIN • A new IFR ticket for a seasoned pilot
A CUSHION OF GREASE • Flying along in ground effect
BEECHCRAFT KING AIR 350