VIDEO: Soft-field Techniques
APA YouTube Channelby Rich Finkle Fellow APA Members:  The Arizona Pilots Association now has our own YouTube.com channel! Our plan is to use this channel to make videos available to members and guests that promote aviation safety and education. The channel premier includes three videos in the library: An introduction to the Arizona Pilots Association A short guide...  Read more...VIDEO: Soft-field Techniques
Accident Summary - February 2014
By Jim Timm FEBRUARY 2014 In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we must continue to help pilots learn from the mistakes being made and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. During this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reported four accidents that had occurred...  Read more...Accident Summary - February 2014
Accident Summary - January 2014
By Jim Timm JANUARY 2014 In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we must continue to help pilots learn from the mistakes being made and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. During this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) records reported three accidents that had...  Read more...Accident Summary - January 2014
Accident Summary - December 2013
By Jim Timm DECEMBER 2013 In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we must continue to help pilots learn from the mistakes being made and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. During this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) records reported six accidents that occurred...  Read more...Accident Summary - December 2013
Accident Summary - November 2013
By Jim Timm NOVEMBER 2013 In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we need to learn from the mistakes being made and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. During this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) records reported two accidents that occurred within the state of...  Read more...Accident Summary - November 2013
Accident Summary - October 2013
By Jim Timm OCTOBER 2013 In reviewing these aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we all need to learn from the mistakes being made and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. During this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) records reported seven accidents that occurred within the state of...  Read more...Accident Summary - October 2013
Upcoming Airspace Changes
Upcoming Airspace ChangesFred Gibbs Well, here it is the end of September already – where did the summer go? Monsoon season up here in Flagstaff practically washed July and August away; the rainfall amounts were at record levels. Sure did slow down flying. But as a result of that, and the Monsoon season in the valley, the accident rate was very, very low, with NO fatalities...  Read more...Upcoming Airspace Changes
Accident Summary - September 2013
By Jim Timm SEPTEMBER 2013 In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we need to learn from the mistakes being made and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. During this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) records reported three accidents that occurred within the state of...  Read more...Accident Summary - September 2013
Accident Report - August 2013
JULY AVIATION ACCIDENT SUMMARYby Jim Timm In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we need to learn from the mistakes being made and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. During this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) records report three accidents that occurred...  Read more...Accident Report - August 2013
Interpersonal Development, Extroversion Style
Interpersonal Development, Extroversion Style Barbara Harper, ATP CFII MEI LRJet The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) advertises "Safer Skies Through Education" on their website. What does this mean to you... clever, informed, skilled? A good example would be the the Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM). This terrific manual touches on most every good operating...  Read more...Interpersonal Development, Extroversion Style