Safety

Air-brained quiz XIV

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

How air-brained are you? Test your general aviation knowledge on matters including safety, history, training or anything related to flying! Compiled by James Allan

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Tech log: Garmin G3X Touch air test

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Touch to navigate... see ADS-B traffic, monitor CHTs for optimal mixture leaning, set the autopilot or call up many other features. Putting Garmin’s retrofit-friendly G3X Touch and associated avionics through their paces elicits a severe case of ‘panel envy’ | Words: Colin Goodwin - Photos: Philip Whiteman

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Only the pilot in command makes the decisions, no-one else | By Shaun Richards

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When the alternator light comes on during the power check, it poses one question − when it comes on again over the sea, several others… By Anon

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Is the undercarriage really down? Or… get a proper diagnosis before you depart! Words by Richard Pratt

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Pilot’s Assistant Editor gets ‘upset’ in one of Ultimate High’s Firefly trainers and learns how to recover the situation | Words: Judith Austin

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Operating alone means it’s all down to you, whatever is thrown at you | Words by Douglas Baillie

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Quiz Air-brained quiz XIII

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

How air-brained are you? Test your general aviation knowledge on matters including safety, history, training or anything related to flying! Compiled by James Allan

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The great drone myth. Are all the claimed airproxes fact or figments of imagination? | Words Mark Dale

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Is that the coast ahead or cloud? Plan B trumps get-home-itis but only if you made one earlier… | Words by: Martin Parry

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Quiz Air-brained quiz XII

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

How air-brained are you? Test your general aviation knowledge on matters including safety, history, training or anything related to flying! Compiled by James Allan

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Always expect the unexpected… | Words by Keith Wingate

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When the proverbial... hits the fan, keeping calm and adhering to training can make all the difference | Words by: Mel Loades

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Pushing on regardless is not the best way to make decisions | By: James Pearce

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The cockpit noise threatened to overwhelm us – what could be causing it? Words by: Len Gruber

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A retired BA Boeing 747 captain and experienced B737 pilot analyses the probable cause of the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines accidents, and the implications for aircraft certification | Words: Bob Grimstead

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Learning aerobatics adds a layer of competence and precision | By: Jim Bulman

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The autopilot is only as good as its programmer; you still have control | Words by: Peter Yarrow

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Air-brained quiz XI

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

How air-brained are you? Test your general aviation knowledge on matters including safety, history, training or anything related to flying! Compiled by James Allan

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