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Managing Risk • Making good on good intentions
Inbox • December 2020
Garmin D2 Air • Garmin’s all-in-one D2 Air delivers flight functionality at a great price.
Diamond DA20-C1 and DA50 RG • The latest in singles from the Austrian OEM
Pipistrel Panthera • A speedy new design makes its US debut.
Next Great Flight • To catch a comet
How is it possible to back the B-17 Flying Fortress into a parking space from within the cockpit?
Final Turn in the Azores • When the automation makes a rookie mistake
Chart Comparison • A look at Jeppesen and US government approach plates (d-TPPs)
A Stroke of Bad Luck • The attitude indicator chose the worst moment to fail.
Why Pilots Must Demonstrate Risk Management • The story behind the airman certification standards
SURPRISE YOURSELF • UPSET TRAINING TO PREPARE PILOTS FOR THE UNEXPECTED
A Next-Gen Acrobat • EXTRA NG
ANGLE OF ATTACK • CAN AOA GAUGES HELP PREVENT LOSS-OF-CONTROL ACCIDENTS?
HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE • Perhaps you have a much better relationship with your FedEx delivery person or Amazon Prime sales associate than you ever thought possible before 2020, and you’re ready for more goodies to magically appear upon your doorstep. Or—with any luck—you’re looking forward to a renaissance of flight to come your way in 2021. Maybe you just want an answer to the inevitable question posed by your family: What do you want Santa to bring? Whatever position you’re in as we count down to the end of the year—whether you’re looking to ride out a stormy winter and still stay in flying form, or you’re ready to get out there and test the clear, crisp January skies—we have scoped out a trio of classic combinations of flight gear to expand and enhance your flying experience.
Addison and Ryan Pemberton Handing down the golden age of craftsmanship • Addison and Ryan Pemberton with their 1942 Grumman JRF-6B in front of the old terminal building at Felts Field (KSFF) in Spokane, Washington. The family and many volunteers completed the Goose restoration in 2017.
Moment of Decision • Rejected takeoff, reconsidered
The Question • Lists of one
Webinars, Cherry Bombs and Flying Schools • Confidence is a drug. Use it only as prescribed
Getting Started • Do you remember that first day?
Celera 500L • Fact or fiction?