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Question of the Day


Airspace which contains invisible hazards to aircraft such as artillery firing, aerial gunnery, or flight of guided missiles is?




Advice of the Day


"Chair fly" procedures on the ground until they are effortless in the airplane



Airplane of the Day


Aircraft of the Day


Learn more: Cessna 308

Helicopter of the Day


Helicopter of the Day


Learn more: Sikorski CH-53

System of the Day


Fuel System: The fuel system is designed to provide an uninterrupted flow of clean fuel from the fuel tanks to the engine



Aviator of the Day


Aviator of the Day

Wilbur Wright: Learn More!


Regulation of the Day


FAR 91.217: Data correspondence between automatically reported pressure altitude data and the pilot's altitude r



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-2180: Pratt & Whitney R-2180?was the designations for two closely related radial engines developed in the United States by?Pratt & Whitney



Event of the Day


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Mishap of the Day


MIA78DLA01: The NTSB determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot in command's misjudgment of distance and speed and physical impairment from hyperventilation