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Question of the Day


If one deviates from an FAR it must be reported to?




Advice of the Day


Taking a tour of an air traffic control facility will give you a better understanding of your local airspace.



Airplane of the Day


Aircraft of the Day


Learn more: Airbus Beluga

Helicopter of the Day


Helicopter of the Day


Learn more: Bell AH-1 Cobra

System of the Day


Electrical System: The primary function of an aircraft electrical system is to generate, regulate, and distribute electrical power throughout the aircraft



Aviator of the Day


Aviator of the Day

Wilbur Wright: Learn More!


Regulation of the Day


FAR 91.107: Use of safety belts, shoulder harnesses, and child restraint systems



Maneuver of the Day


Soft Field Takeoffs: Soft field takeoffs are used to obtain maximum performance when departing from a soft or rough runway surface



Emergency of the Day


Engine Failure: The total loss of power requires immediate actions which depend upon speed (life) and altitude (life insurance)



Powerplant of the Day


R-1690 Hornet: The?Pratt & Whitney R-1690 Hornet?was a widely used?aircraft engine. Developed by?Pratt & Whitney, 2,944 were produced from 1926 through 1942



Event of the Day


Coming Soon

Mishap of the Day


ANC13FA091: The NTSB determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's improper decision to load the airplane beyond its allowable takeoff weight and center of gravity limits, which resulted in a loss of control during the initial climb.