March 2015

Editor’s Briefing: Pearls Along The Path – Pilot Advice

%“Those who refuse to learn from their mistakes are doomed to repeat them,” states a loosely-recalled proverb. I’ve made plenty of mistakes and I’ve seen just about as many made by others, so I think I’ve accumulated a pretty good reference file at this point. The secret, of course, is to be receptive to the Read More

Flying the Citation Jet CJ3+

 by LeRoy Cook Cessna Adds Improvements To Its CJ3 Cessna’s hot-selling Citation Jet CJ3 has long been a highly sought-after light jet, representing as it does one of the most-capable owner-flown airplanes on the market. Easily cruising at over 400 knots and delivering a range of 1800-2000 nautical miles, it can fill the bill for Read More

Taking Poppy Home – flying experience

By Kevin Ware If you’ve owned a twin or turbine aircraft for some time, it’s easy to take their transportation convenience and flexibility for granted. But when you have a flight or passenger experience that makes it all new again, you find that the mission itself is more rewarding than the flying experience. Jeff H. Read More

Twin Proficiency: Promote Yourself to Flight Captain

by Thomas P. Turner Flying to Houston for business, my brother’s airline flight from Cleveland to Chicago was delayed and eventually diverted because of severe weather at O’Hare. After a ground-stop delay at Cleveland, the ERJ-145 crew flew some ATC-assigned delaying tactics before lining up for the approach, only to miss the approach from very Read More