IPC Dilemma: Is the system broken?

  As an aircraft accident investigator, I have seen pilots come to grief due to fundamental IFR flying mistakes that occurred within a short…

Sponsors’ Corner:

Two Magic Words: “Presented by…”   Remember those Saturday morning TV adventure series – The Lone Ranger, Spin and Marty, and of course, Sky…

Letters:

SAFE Saves You Money:   Dear Editor: I joined the SAFE organization three years ago but had not taken advantage of the special savings…

THE SAFE PILOT PROFICIENCY PROJECT

The genesis of the SAFE Pilot Proficiency Project (PPP) began as a series of discussions amongst SAFE members during AirVenture 2010. The talk centered…

A New Way to Create Professionals

  A new regulation went into effect in August 2013 requiring pilots serving as the second in command in Part 121 operations to hold…

Summary: Loss of Control White Paper

      A comprehensive white paper on the subject of Loss of Control-Inflight (LOC-I) is available in the members resource center on the…

Upset Training Recommendations for ICAO

  For many years now, Loss of Control In-flight (LOC-I) has been the primary cause of fatalities in both Commercial and General Aviation. The…

Blame It On the Managers

For the past few years in aviation, we have been struggling to identify how to improve flight instruction. Most of the analysis focuses on…

Skyhawk vs Thunderstorm

  This is the first in a series of articles about bad experiences I have had in flying, some of them while instructing. My…