Your First Airplane: A Buyer's Guide

Many, if not all of us, have at one point looked at an airplane and thought how neat it would be to own something like that. Just like how many of us stared at our Countach posters in our bedrooms and thought the same thing. A few of us even become inspired to be actual pilots so we can have a shot at flying something… » 7/26/14 10:06am Saturday 10:06am

Pilot Kills His Engine To Demo Glide Capabilities

I've put a lot of hours on the RV-12 in the last year and I can state from experience that its an absolutely solid aircraft. Apparently this pilot, who's giant balls put the aircraft at it maximum weight limit, decides to shut down the only operating engine and glide a perfectly good aircraft for nearly 8 minutes and… » 7/25/14 5:35pm Friday 5:35pm

If it Leads it Bleeds: Why it's important to be respectful at airshows

It's airshow season! While you're out there show the same sort of respect you would (or at least should) at car shows. That means no touching! While leaning against someone's '69 Camaro fender might scuff the paint and form a little dent, leaning against the leading edge of an airplane wing can have more dire… » 7/22/14 3:58pm Tuesday 3:58pm