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A Chandelle? ... What The H*ll?

A chandelle is more than a climbing 180-degree turn with a fanciful French name that flows trippingly off the tongue. (Actually en Français, it's just "candle".) Having tactical origins over Europe during World War I, it is one of several required performance maneuvers in the single-engine commercial pilot Practical Test Standards (SEL only; Section 1, Chapter V).

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A Bad Split

It stands to reason that the goofiest stuff that you will ever experience as a pilot will usually come at the moment you are least prepared for it.

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<i>Reader Submission</i> -- Communications: Quick vs. Clear

The Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) recently received a report from a concerned Air Traffic Controller (ATC) who describes a non-standard communication practice by pilots and ATC: Using microphone clicks as a response to clearances (by pilots), or to read-backs (by controllers).

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...And Bold Pilots

The EA6B that slashed through a ski lift cable in central Italy, killing dozens of people, was not an example of ineptitude.

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