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What do honeybees have in common with pilots?

Picture of the Day: Evening flight home

John Memmer submitted this photo and note: "Sunset from 8,500 feet just southwest of Piedmont Triad International Airport (KGSO) in Greensboro, N.C., on the way home to Greenville Downtown Airport (KGMU) in South Carolina in my 1963 A55 Baron."

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Risk mitigation 101

How did a fatal mid-air collision happen? The answer to that question is not casual query. In a very real sense, our lives depend on finding the likely answer and including that knowledge in our future flying.

What do honeybees have in common with pilots?

They both fly, of course, but a new study finds that honeybees navigate the same way the earliest pilots navigated: By following landmarks on the landscape below — sometimes referred to IFR: I follow roads.

Aviation job market red hot

Officials with the aviation job website report that the company has seen a 105.76% increase in the number of people applying for jobs and a 143% increase in the number of companies advertising on the site.


Yellow Ribbon Honor Flight returns to Oshkosh

One of the most emotional and poignant moments of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh returns in 2023 as 100 Vietnam War vets will take a Yellow Ribbon Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., on July 28 as part of AirVenture’s annual salute to veterans.

Detached propeller control cable changes focus of instrument proficiency check flight

Knowing that the propeller governor had been overhauled during the annual inspection the previous month, I suspected a failure of the governor.


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