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Flying • ISSUE 933 DECEMBER 2022/JANUARY 2023
FAIL FAST? • Not when you’re flying—or certifying—an airplane.
WELCOME TO ISSUE #933 • The latest issue of FLYING transitions us to timeless.
THE VALUE OF COMPETITION, PART II • A starting point for youth in aviation
How often do airliners go around, and what’s the usual reason?
NASSAU, BAHAMAS ILS 14 (MYNN) • A blue-water approach to a busy Caribbean hub
THE CONTACT APPROACH • Lessons I learned from flying the mail
WINDY CANYON • Canyons draw adventurous pilots in—but they hold hidden hazards.
A PRECISION APPROACH • A recently retired engineer from a legendary OEM transitions to the experimental space.
EPIC AIRCRAFT E1000 GX • A full-power turbine experience that sips fuel while it flies fast
EPIC BUILD • The factory in Bend transitions from experimental to certified production.
GO A LONG WAY • The latest updates to jets at the NBAA-BACE event in October show off new technology.
CESSNA 195 • An iconic Businessliner turns over 75 years.
A PLATINUM CELEBRATION • The 195 community gathered in fine form to commemorate the occasion.
MILESTONES IN THE LIFE OF THE BUSINESSLINER • The Cessna 195, with its distinctive bumped cowl and teardrop-shaped wheel pants, harkens back to a time when men wore slacks with cuffs and white shirts to work and women dressed up to go grocery shopping. There are those who say the aircraft, which had a relatively short production run, was a classic from the beginning. The airplane had some significant milestones.
JOURNEY TO THE KEYS • The island chain beckons, extending Florida’s reach into the Caribbean.
STAYING ON TOP OF THE FREEZING LEVEL • The conditions rarely reflect the standard lapse rate, for one.
GIFTS FOR AVIATION BUFFS • We share 12 great ideas for you or the aircraft enthusiast in your life.
NOT JUST FOR AIRLINES • Save time, money, and maybe your life with some sim experience.
AN(OTHER) AIRPLANE OF OUR OWN: PART 2
TRUST BUT VERIFY • Or just go with your gut…
SAFETY GATEKEEPER • Gleaning lessons from the latest Nall Report to help understand where risk originates
ON BEING A PASSENGER • A trip to Iceland in a non-flying seat
MY LIFE OF CRIME • The long rap sheet only tells part of the tale.
THE SEED • A classic fatigue signature starts from within…
HOWARD 500 • The business-minded piston twin that still graces the skies