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Question of the Day


On a turbojet engine, which section drives the compressor?




Advice of the Day


Constantly select possible ditch points along your route of flight in case an emergency develops.



Airplane of the Day


Aircraft of the Day


Learn more: Cessna CH-1 Skyhook

Helicopter of the Day


Helicopter of the Day


Learn more: Bell UH-1 Huey

System of the Day


Hydraulics and Pneumatics: Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems provide mechanical advantage to system components



Aviator of the Day


Aviator of the Day

Wilbur Wright: Learn More!


Regulation of the Day


FAR 91.221: Traffic alert and collision avoidance system equipment and use



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-1830 Twin Wasp: The?Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp?is an?American?aircraft engine widely used in the 1930s and 1940s



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.