The sharp wit and experienced judgment of Flying’s experts cover all the challenges and rewards that aviation offers to all flying enthusiasts.
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THE GREAT GA STORY • We have the power to change the narrative with our collective efforts towards sustainable aviation.
OUR GROWTH STORY CONTINUES • The investment in print and digital media will benefit our aviation community.
NECESSITY, THE MOTHER OF INVENTION • Innovation on display at AERO Friedrichshafen
How do transport category jets navigate the North Atlantic?
HALF MOON BAY RNAV(GPS) RWY 30 • Fly in for the incredible landscape—or simply to make this approach.
CHOCKS • A reminder from the universe…
FIFTY PERCENT OF POWER • The NTSB links a potentially preventable Skymaster accident in remote Alaska to an inadvertent stall.
A LIFE IN PURSUIT • Clay Lacy has done it all in his storied career—and now he’s giving back.
WE FLY DIAMOND DA50 RG • Finely-tuned flexible flyer
THE DIAMOND STORY • The vision for safety has continued under Chinese ownership, five years later.
UPGRADE THE NEW-TO-YOU AIRPLANE • Give your panel a makeover.
BEECHCRAFT BONANZA A36 VS. BONANZA V-TAILS • Both offer rock-solid cross-country performance—but which one’s best for you?
HALF MOON BAY • If you’re craving a beach getaway, this is the ultimate place for a flying adventure.
THE FIRST AIRCRAFT MECHANIC • CharlesE. Taylor picked up his wrench for the Wright brothers.
FLYING INTO AIRSHOW SEASON
TO PROVIDENCE OR BUST • An unexpected in-sim, in-flight emergency puts a rusty pilot to the test.
FLIGHTLESS BIRDS • Returning to the skies in our new home
IMAGINATIVE FLIGHT • When reality catches up with your dreams
THE WORLD’S MOST WIDELY READ AVIATION MAGAZINE
SHOULD WE ALL BE FRIGHTENED? • A short trip generates sobering thoughts.
THE ULTIMATE FLYING GIVEAWAY
11 MISTAKES STUDENT PILOTS MAKE • If you know what they are, you can avoid them, too.
SUN ‘N FUN TREK • One retired airline pilot’s experience
WHEN I DREAM OF FLYING… • …I’m flying along the Wabash.
A CHAT WITH A BOT • Our technical expert’s job is safe for now.
BEECHCRAFT MODEL 35 BONANZA