Tag Archives: Pipers

Knowing Where to Land

One thing about landing an airplane is knowing where to land. Of course, all pilots will land on an airport, but the question becomes one of where on the airport. Or maybe where on the runway. It makes little sense … Continue reading

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The Thing About Flying

My friend, Holly, sent in this account of one of his latest adventures. He wrote it so well and supplied great photos, I had to have him debut as my first guest colmnist. ——————— The thing about flying, the adventures … Continue reading

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Pipers and Cessnas

It is an age-old aeronautical debate, that of the low wing versus the high winged airplane. Both types have their advantages and each performs equally well, with almost the same performance statistics. So, which holds more positives than negatives? That … Continue reading

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Running on Empty

Many have said there are three useless things in aviation.  One is the altitude above you, the next is a runway behind you, and the third is the air in your fuel tanks.  I am one to believe a pilot … Continue reading

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Why You Should Fly That Old Taildragger

My friend, Ray, is fond of saying, “ ’Bout the time you start feeling comfortable and think you have everything under control, you suddenly see a bright flash going by the right side of your cockpit.  About a second later, … Continue reading

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