Aviation


Taking Wing: The Power of No

Posted on December 18, 2015

” As unpopular as saying no can be at the time, most people recognize that it is the ultimate demonstration of a pilot’s judgment, ¬caring and responsibility. When one performs one’s duty thusly, there is little room for fault — or regret.  “        Taking Wing

 
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How to Recover from Tailplane Icing

Posted on November 30, 2015

If the tail “stalls up,” the nose goes down…. How to Recover from Tailplane Icing

 
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Recognizing And Preventing Slow-Onset Hypoxia

Posted on November 29, 2015

Killing you softly Slow-Onset Hypoxia We of the high-altitude jet set train extensively for the remote possibility that some day our aircraft will suddenly depressurize and exchange our nice, breathable air for the cold and sterile vacuum of what might as well be extraterrestrial space….. Recognizing And Preventing Slow

 
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Mastering No-Power Approaches

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“What’s that?” you wonder, as your back straightens and your ears come to attention. The engine coughs and continues to cough, spitting and hesitating before, suddenly, it dies and all goes eerily quiet. You pitch for best glide, run through your flows, read the checklists, but the engine refuses to restart. It has just become […]

 
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FAA Certifies Nextant G90XT

Posted on November 20, 2015

Nextant Aerospace has received FAA certification for the G90XT, a remanufactured Beechcraft twin turboprop with GE H75 engines, an avionics suite based on Garmin’s G1000 and new paint and interior……: FAA Certifies Nextant G90XT

 
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New Aircraft Debuting At NBAA

Posted on November 18, 2015

New Aircraft Debuting At NBAA

 
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New Products from Rockwell Collins

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New Products from Rockwell Collins Rockwell Collins (Booths C8807 and C9232) will unveil several new products and services at NBAA to enhance the operations of the business aircraft operators.

 
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Gulfstream G 500 on Schedule for 2018 Entry into Service

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Gulfstream G500 On Schedule for 2018 Entry Into Service The $43.5 million G500, Gulfstream’s long-awaited replacement for the $41 million G450, is making its NBAA debut only six months after its first flight.

 
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Hartzell Introduces 5-Blade Carbon Fiber Propellers

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Hartzell Develops New Propellers

 
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Hartzell Introduces 5-Blade Carbon Fiber Propellers

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NBAA Show News PWC Launch Having developed the 867-shp PT6-140 turboprop engine for the Cessna Caravan, Pratt & Whitney Canada has unveiled a Dash A version with a twin, bifurcated exhaust that will suit it to many other potential applications. A -140AG variant is aimed at agricultural aircraft.

 
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