One of the best places to purchase a nearly new, quality aircraft at a price far below retail value is an auction. Often, brand-name and top-quality aircraft (Cessna, Beechcraft, Piper etc) become sta...
I've been flying airplanes since I was born minimum once a year with my parents. Of course as a passenger, but I have a dream at least once in my life to fly a plane or a helicopter as a pilot. That i...
There are two types of model airplanes, a static non-flying model, or a flying model. This is very important to choose right from the beginning, as construction for each type will vary greatly. Of...
How safe are the ultralight airplanes? The short answer is safe enough. The long answer requires you to consider some important factors.Nowadays the safety of the ultralight, microlight and homebu...
Angle of Attack and StallsEverything that an airplane does in flight depends on the angle with which the leading edge of the wing meets the oncoming stream of air. This is also called the angle ...
Mounting fuel costs have made travel more expensive than it used to be. A few cost-saving measures can help you to have a great vacation - even on a limited budget.Hydration EconomicsIf you have done ...
Perhaps jet lag is the culprit. Crossing time zones while you travel is just one of the causes. Some advance knowledge and preparation can result in a more enjoyable trip.Primary Causes of Jet LagCros...
Each time I travel on business or pleasure, I seem to always try and find something to do for fun that involves airplanes. A trip to Seattle recently was no exception.As I stood on the Marriott Reside...
Nobody these days needs to be reminded how frustrating it can be to fly by commercial scheduled airlines. The check-in delays, security hassles and overbooking have caused customer complaints to spike...
A good friend returned from EAA's 2007 Airventure Oshkosh Airshow holding delivery position #426 on a new Cessna Model 162 Skycatcher. I'd been trying to track down a C162 buyer for a while, so this i...