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BEHIND THE LENS • Stephen Yeates
Flying • ISSUE 934 FEBRUARY 2023
‘LAND IT LIKE A…’ • When an analogy works—and when it falls short
THE ULTIMATE FLYING GIVEAWAY • We’re giving an airplane to a lucky winner—will it be you?
SIMULATING FLIGHT • More than a game—an approachable entrée to flying
ASK FLYING • What does a pilot require to remain incurrent an aircraft requiring a type rating?
ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 19 JACKSON, WYOMING • An approach to a mountain town replete with high-altitude hazards
ARTEMIS I: AGAINST ALL ODDS • NASA returns to the moon with a human-rated spacecraft.
BUYER BEWARE • An instructor is left with unsettling doubts about a student’s motives.
THE FATAL DESIRE TO IMPRESS • How much of a pilot’s decision making is drawn from irrational factors?
ACCELERATE YOUR FLIGHT TRAINING • What to expect when you fast-track your flying
ACCELERATED IS NOT FOR EVERYONE • Flying can be challenging, and when you are trying to keep pace in an accelerated program, it is easier to get buried. This is recognized by good flight schools.
CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF FLYING • The romance and dream of aviation on the big screen
DAHER KODIAK 900 • A lot more of everything—speed, space, and style—that gives Kodiaks their great reputation in the backcountry.
DAHER KODIAK 900
QUEST TO DAHER • Transforming a company to marry two legendary turboprop lines
A GREEN FUTURE… NOW
SELECTING A GREAT NEW HEADSET • Choose wisely with our guidance.
CESSNA 206 VS. CESSNA 210 • A showdown bet ween t wo high-wing utility haulers
JACKSON HOLE • Experience the breathtaking beauty of Grand Teton National Park by flying into Jackson—or other airports close by.
ALTERNATE GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK AIRPORTS
STEADFAST AND TRUE • The Lycoming O-320 powers a significant fleet of airplanes.
GALLERY : PROPELLED BY A NEW POWER • A roundup of what’s new in the world of general aviation engines
NAVIGATION: FLYING THE MON • A preview of what the minimum operational VOR network will look like.
A SUPERHEATED SHORTAGE • Frothy scenes ensue across the airline pilot’s landscape.
INSPIRED INDIVIDUALS • The (sometimes lonely) path to innovation
OMG, INSURANCE! • The market closes in on an aviator deemed too old.
BUSINESS TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2023 • Here’s what we see on the horizon for 2023
A FLYING SOJOURN AT LOW LEVELS • Connecting with the past via a Piper Arrow
REMINISCES • Of a fun and misspent life aloft…
A PROTON, AN ELECTRON—AND THOU • Hindenburg meets Hiroshima, what could possibly go wrong?
BEAVER ON SKIS • The workhorse of the north shrugs off the snow.