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Probable cause: The pilot's improper decision to take off with a known brake malfunction, which resulted in a collision with a barn during landing on a wet runway.  
Frank Metcalfe submitted this photo and note: “Rolling in on final at John Bell Williams Airport (KJVW) in Raymond, Mississippi.” Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of the Day? You can submit it via this form. All photos sent in for Picture of the Day are also considered for our new ... Read More!
The secret to troubleshooting something like this is to be patient and only do one thing at a time.
Sadly, the saying “time flies when you are having fun” came true, and my first flight lesson had to come to an end
When you add safety equipment to your airplane, it may require a change to your checklists.
The Telex Airman 8+ is a lightweight noise-reducing headset designed specifically for optimizing pilot communications in turbine aircraft.
Probable cause: An in-flight separation of the right wing due to upward and rearward bending that led to an overstress fracture. The reason for the upward and rearward bending could not be determined based on the available information.
Robert “Bob” Bement submitted this photo and note: “This was a special fly-in for square-tail 182s made by Cessna starting in 1956 and ending in 1959. All together we had about 20 of these attend the June 2020 fly-in at Smiley Creek Airport (U87) in Idaho. Some stayed only a few hours, and some stayed ... Read More!
Reminiscent of the World War I German Fokker D.VII fighter, the elephant ear Travel Air 2000 gained a nickname as the Wichita Fokker.
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