AOPA Never Again

AOPA Never Again

AOPA presents the "Never Again" series in AOPA Pilot magazine and online to allow pilots to learn from the experiences of others..

Episodes

November 30, 2022 9 min

Nothing like a fire to liven up a phase check. Check that the fire extinguisher has a full charge. (By James Nova)


Do you have a Never Again you'd like to share with your fellow pilots? Email pilot@aopa.org and we may publish your story in AOPA Pilot magazine (and turn it into a Never Again podcast!)

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Do you know how to disconnect your autopilot and do you have a backup plan for when the primary plan doesn't work? Find how many tries it might take. (By John Jacobi)


Do you have your own Never Again story to share with other pilots? Email pilot@aopa.org and we may use your story in this podcast and in AOPA Pilot magazine.

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September 12, 2022 9 min

Ever wonder what it's like to fly directly into a thunderstorm? Fly along with someone who's been there. By Steve Weaver


Got a Never Again to share with your fellow pilots? Email pilot@aopa.org and we may publish it in AOPA Pilot magazine and record it for our podcast.

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August 8, 2022 10 min

Does a partial engine failure constitute an emergency? Find out one pilot's opinion. By Dr. Amanda M. Stahl.


Got a Never Again of your own to share? Email pilot@aopa.org and we may publish yours in AOPA Pilot magazine.

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July 7, 2022 7 min

Birds hit the side of the airplane and we fall out of a tree. We'll enjoy a Sully moment of our own. (By Rodney Whipple)


Got a Never Again of your own to share? Email pilot@aopa.org and we may publish yours in AOPA Pilot magazine.

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June 13, 2022 8 min

A Coast Guard air crew member witnesses first hand the necessity of approaching backcountry flights with rescue and survivability in mind. (By Thomas W. Gross)


Got a Never Again of your own to share? Email pilot@aopa.org and we may publish yours in AOPA Pilot magazine.

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In this episode, sure you can avoid thunderstorms, but can you avoid the turbulence associated with them? Strap in tight--and I mean real tight. By Christopher Lyon.


Got a Never Again you'd like to share? Send it to pilot@aopa.org ande we may choose your story to appear in the magazine and on this podcast.

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April 5, 2022 8 min

Throwing your son out the door of your Citabria? Pack that parachute and strap in. By Dominick Trivisanno.


Do you have a Never Again story to share? Email pilot@aopa.org and we may publish your story and feature it on the Never Again podcast.

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March 3, 2022 8 min

When was the last time you asked for a DF steer? It's time we asked for one. (By Steve Samuelson)


Have you had a flying experience that made you say "Never again!"? Send us an email and we may publish it in AOPA Pilot and feature it in this podcast. (pilot@aopa.org)

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February 2, 2022 8 min

It's night. You're flying single pilot IFR and George has left the building. Pull the breaker? Tried that. Now what? (By Joe T. May)


See the online version of this article.


Want to submit a Never Again to AOPA Pilot? Email us.

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January 4, 2022 9 min
Climbing to stay in visual meteorological conditions sometimes works and sometimes doesn't. We'll explore the latter. (By Andy Clark) 
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November 30, 2021 8 min
An SR20 and a wobbly iPad prove not to be mutually beneficial. Ride along, but maybe leave your iPad at home (by Juan B. Plaza) 
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September 29, 2021 7 min
Flying single engine over the mountains at night in a vintage airplane. What could go wrong? (By Jim Pitman) 
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By Steve Ells. 
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July 7, 2021 8 min
A night-time cross-country almost ends in disaster for want of a 50-cent part. (By Tom Hildebrandt) 
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June 2, 2021 8 min
A medical helicopter pilot flies into night IMC. Where are the towers? (By Byron Edgington.) 
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April 14, 2021 10 min
An icy diversion to JFK. Grab your winter gloves and fly along. By Charmaine Sperling 
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April 14, 2021 9 min
Get there itis and a lack of night experience cause a stressful flight over north Florida. (By Douglas Kiefer) 
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March 10, 2021 6 min
The unusual layout of controls creates a problem for the pilot of a Piper Tri-Pacer. By Gilbert Halacz. 
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January 11, 2021 10 min
When, and how, to defer to an older pilot in an emergency situation? Find out one opinion. By Paul Locander. 
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