The Road Not Taken

Conditions in the air can look different to different pilots, especially to ones with varying amounts and kinds of experience.
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A Proton, An Electron—And Thou

Hindenburg meets Hiroshima, what could possibly go wrong?
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The Fatal Desire to Impress

How much of a pilot's decision making is drawn from irrational factors?
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The Propagation of a Broken Crankshaft

The fatigue crack had been with us from the start, biding its time, nibbling at the heart of the engine.
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Windy Canyon Dangers

Canyons draw adventurous pilots in—but they hold hidden hazards.
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‘V’ is For Variety

The iconic empennage evolves.
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Flying Into Total Darkness, Inside the Cow

The pilot was airborne for just four minutes before crashing into the lake near its north end.
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High Times in the Electric Zoo

Countless ideas fly about in the airspace of today's technology.
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A Wing and a Prayer

Taking a Pilatus PC-12 aft of the limit.
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When the Nose of a Camel Starts to Wander

Some pilots claimed that the Camel’s proclivity for uncoordinated flight became an advantage in aerial combat.
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