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Low speed disorientation

Unusual attitude recovery in forward flight is well practiced, but we seldom think about how we can get disoriented in the region between liftoff and ...


Reality Checks

In the third and final part of our series on test pilots, we look at how the challenges of real-world operations are incorporated into flight testing....


Test Pilots

In part two of a three-part series on test pilots, we look at the different types of flight testing and the process of getting a new model off the gro...


Testing Time

In the first of a three-part series on the flight testing process, Vertical test pilot Shawn Coyle discusses who test pilots are - and the role they p...

Tail Rotor Malfunctions

Among the many emergency situations pilots need to be ready to manage are those involving tail rotor problems. As well as rotating, the tail rotor bla...

Trust your instincts

Among the many emergency situations pilots need to be ready to manage are those involving tail rotor problems. As well as rotating, the tail rotor bla...