A Cessna twin pilot applies what he learned in an engine-out emergency to another engine-out emergency. (By Pierre Wildman)
A 172 pilot calls tower and receives an instruction that's completely Greek to him. Of course he is flying in Greece. (By Carl Dworman)
You're flying over the desert and your engine quits. How do you decide which tiny little butte you want to land on? (By Richard Snider)
Engine trouble above a solid overcast with known icing. That's not good. (By Jose G. Riera)
Sightseeing pilots in a dream destination are seduced by scenic grandeur into making a flight they would regret. (By Alan Cockrell)
Halfway through an Immelman is not a great time to lose aileron and elevator control. Good thing the regulations require a parachute, but will the pilot need it? (By David Werdeger)
We're all set to take our instrument checkride...or are we? Funny how little things can go unnoticed. (By Karen Atkins)
Operating in the Los Angeles VFR corridor seems safe enough, at least until the weather conspires against you. By Steven Mark Sachs.
Your engine dies because there's a parachute wrapped around the propeller. Find out how this happens. (By David Hensley)
When a Remos pilot has a partial engine failure on takeoff, the response seems less clear. What would you do? (By Jeff Durante)
An IFR flight in central Europe makes an American pilot long for the good old FAA. By Robert Tompkins.
While testing a novel piece of avionics, two pilots unknowingly become test pilots. By Stephen Davies
A Meridian pilot learns the true purpose of training, and any pilot at any time is capable of making a mistake that leads to a dangerous situation. By John Smith.
Most pilots would agree that gambling with an airplane is a bad idea. See how one pilot found this out. By Donald Burkley.
Have you ever declared an emergency? Have you ever considered it? Ride along in instrument weather with a failed HSI. By Austin Kallemeyn.
Flying a Cheetah with the canopy open sounds pretty cool--so long as you've read the handbook. By Martin T. Murat
There's darkness, and then there's middle-of-nowhere darkness. Add in a low cloud base and you've got the recipe for an uncomfortable flight. By Tom Haack.
Flight safety is compromised by a moose carcass. (By Mark Owen)
An oft-practiced landing technique pays big dividends in the real world when smoke fills the cockpit and the engine self-destructs.
A Centurion pilot ices up over the mountains and hears two voices in his head. Find out which one he listens to. (By Joe Brinck)