General Aviation

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Private to Professional Pilot: Recurrent Training

My brother asked me a while back how airline pilots can be safe and proficient in emergencies. His idea was that, considering how safe commercial aviation is, pilots’ ability to enact emergency procedures will atrophy, making emergencies that much riskier…

Private to Professional: Boosting General Aviation Safety Using Higher Standards

Aviation is popular and possible in the United States in a way unlike many other countries. Of the 40,000 airports in the world, over 5,000 (12 percent) are in the United States, and at least ⅓ of total pilots in…

FAA Reauthorization Bill Needed by the End of Fiscal Year

The American Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is bracing for a reauthorization. Every five years, Congress passes a bill outlining new steps the agency can take to promote further growth and safety in the American aviation industry. These bills also provide…

Late Takeoff, Excess Weight Cause Near-Miss for Boeing 737-200 in…

Aeronáutica Civil de Colombia, the state body in charge of regulating civil aviation in the South American country, has published the final report on the serious incident involving an Aerosucre Boeing 737-200 that occurred in February last year at Germán…

How Commercial Airlines Help Predict the Weather

We all know that aviation touches everyone’s lives in some way, either directly or indirectly. In this interconnected world, there isn’t much that can’t be attributed to aviation to some degree. If someone digs deep enough, more often than not…