Control feedback is important to pilots. Through the yoke or stick, we can feel what’s happening with the plane; for example, are we pulling or pushing too hard on the stick? Are the controls mushy, indicating that we’re close to … Continue reading ?
A fatigued and groggy Air Canada co-pilot mistook Venus for an oncoming aircraft and slammed the control stick forward, sending the plane into a momentary dive that injured 16 passengers. Read Post
The pilot who escaped a skydiving plane collision by ditching his burning, crippled aircraft with an emergency parachute has a memento of the ordeal — a selfie he took right after his hard landing. The photo shows Matt Fandler's fac... Read Post