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Question of the Day


Rapid or extra deep breathing while using oxygen can cause?




Advice of the Day


Looking down the runway when landing an airplane helps you time your flare as gives you a better reference to the true horizon rather than focusing on the ground rush.



Airplane of the Day


Aircraft of the Day


Learn more: Cessna 106 Loadmaster

Helicopter of the Day


Helicopter of the Day


Learn more: Sikorski S-333

System of the Day


Ignition Systems: The ignition system provides the spark to ignite the mixture in the cylinders



Aviator of the Day


Aviator of the Day

Wilbur Wright: Learn More!


Regulation of the Day


FAR 61.1: Applicability and definitions



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-1860 Hornet B: The?Pratt & Whitney R-1860 Hornet B?was a relatively uncommon?aircraft engine. It was a development of?Pratt & Whitney's earlier?R-1690 Hornet?and was basically similar, but enlarged in capacity



Event of the Day


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Mishap of the Day


DEN82DA125: The NTSB determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: Physical Impairment (other organic problem)