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Defining Moments • A poignant anniversary
Flying’s 2021 Innovation Award • Garmin Aviation’s Autoland wins our respect for its contribution to safety.
Cirrus Vision Jet G2+ • Improved hot-and-high takeoffs plus Wi-Fi
Panel Improvements • The latest from the 2021 Aircraft Electronics Association convention in Dallas
Do airline crews have the same recency requirements as GA pilots?
Next Great Flight A very special centennial • Jim “Pee Wee” Martin jumped as part of the “Screaming Eagles” US Army 101st Airborne Division during Operation Overlord into Normandy, France, followed by Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge. More than 75 years later, volunteers from the Commemorative Air Force, Tunison Foundation and WWII Airborne Demonstration Team provided a 100th birthday celebration in tribute to Martin’s valor and that of his fellow Eagles—just a few remain.
Just a Thin Layer • Compounding concerns on a short flight home
Holland, Michigan, ILS or LOC Runway 26 • A trip to the tulips on this approach
Bolt from the Blue • A dramatic crash leaves investigators guessing.
Guns, Handcuffs For Innocent Pilots • We all deserve better.
SWEET SPOT • We Fly: Piper M600/SLS Halo A well-coupled turboprop wrapped in the latest safety enhancements
MAKING OLD JETS NEARLY NEW AGAIN • A hot used-jet market makes avionics upgrades popular.
SOARING ON RED-AND-BLUE WINGS • DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY’S AVIATION VALUE PROPOSITION
FNTI’s Flight Students Fly Home To Serve • First Peoples’ flight training based on the Indigenous “way of knowing”
Building the Dream: Part 1 • Dreaming the build
Out with the new… • Glacially paced progression
From Terror to Triumph • Flying with my son started as a challenge, but special experiences ensued.
To Fly Is To Learn—Every Time • An easy flight proves there’s no such thing as an easy flight.
To Go or Not To Go • A takeoff decision
Why Winglets? • They’re good only some of the time.