8. Out of Fuel, Out of Alternates
Careful IFR flight planning requires an alternate in case of worse-than-forecast weather. A new aircraft type triggers a chain of events for pilot Jim Fiorito that nearly dashes those plans.
Pilot Wayne Pinger’s journey to become pilot took him on a memorable Alaska cross-country—and a crime scene. Learn what lessons he did.
When pilot Paul Entrekin got the chance to fly Jim Bede's BD-5 microjet, he encountered an out-of-balance fuel situation that nearly ended in disaster.