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Wisk, Blade To Partner On Air Taxi Ops

Air taxi developer Wisk Aero has announced plans to provide up to 30 electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for short-distance...

Gogo Announces Unlimited Data Plan For Business Aviation

Onboard Wi-Fi has gone from a luxury to a necessity on business jets. But as any parents of teenagers with limited-data cellphone...

Is Now the Best Time To Be Launching An Airline?

In the tradition of “buy low—sell high,” some ambitious entrepreneurs think that now is the perfect time to start a new airline....

FlightSafety International Launches Joint Upset Recovery Training

Acknowledging that loss of control in flight (LOC-I) has been “the single greatest cause of fatal aviation accidents for more than a...

Top Letters And Comments, May 7, 2021

This week's letters brought comments from readers about pilot deviations, upset recovery training and attending AirVenture.

Pilot Deviations

Simply fly long enough and you’ll eventually make a boneheaded or innocent mistake...

Short Final: Hang A Left

I often fly a piston twin into Boston's Logan Airport. Normally, whether VFR...

Phillips 66 Branded FBOs Ranked in 2021 PRASE Survey

Phillips 66 Aviation congratulates the top-ranked FBOs, as determined by Professional Pilot Magazine’s Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment (PRASE) Survey.

Mid-Continent Launches New Line of CHRONOS Digital Clocks

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics, a technology company and leader in the design and manufacture of aerospace products, today introduced a complete line of multifunction digital clocks.
A flight of Apaches put on an airshow above a new MD Helicopter in Mesa, AZ. Taken with a Samsung S10, 28mm, f1.7 1/3900sec. Photo by Randy Legge.

Hey, That Carb Heat’s Not Right

Sometimes an extra set of eyes on your mechanical work isn't quite enough. The probability favors a few more; a thousand or so seems to work.

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Encore: Kyle Franklin’s Super Cub Comedy Act

The Flying Farmer act has been a staple of airshows for years. Kyle Franklin's version is just as entertaining as an inebriated...