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Question of the Day


What is the "antidote" for the anti-authority hazardous attitude?




Advice of the Day




Airplane of the Day


Aircraft of the Day


Learn more: Reims-Cessna F-406 Caravan II

Helicopter of the Day


Helicopter of the Day


Learn more: Bell AH-1 Cobra

System of the Day


Gyroscopic Systems: Flight without reference to a visible horizon can be safely accomplished by the use of gyroscopic instrument systems



Aviator of the Day


Aviator of the Day

Wilbur Wright: Learn More!


Regulation of the Day


FAR 91.1: Applicability



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-985 Wasp Junior: The?Pratt & Whitney R-985 Wasp Junior?is a series of nine-cylinder, air-cooled,?radial?aircraft engines?built by the?Pratt & Whitney?Aircraft Company from the 1930s to the 1950s



Event of the Day


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Mishap of the Day


CHI96LA101: The NTSB determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: an inadequate annual inspection by maintenance personnel, a deteriorated muffler, and pilot incapacitation due to carbon monoxide