Report into a rudder structural failure involving a Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser, N3188M, that occurred June 8th, 2020, near Anchorage, Alaska. Background: According to the flight instructor, they departed Lake Hood Airport (PALH) and proceeded to Twin Island Lake (about 8 nm northwest of PALH), where upon arrival, they conductedRead More →

(Mike Brown) – Jammed controls in flight is the stuff of nightmares. This pilot had his elevator jam on takeoff and gave him and his passengers an unforgettable experience. Two friends were visiting for a few days from Cape Town, and I planned a pleasant sight-seeing flip for them beforeRead More →

Preliminary report into the ditching of a Pilatus PC-12 NGX, N400PW, that occurred in the Pacific Ocean about 1000 miles east of Hilo, Hawaii, on November 6th, 2020: On November 6, 2020, about 1600 Pacific standard time, a Pilatus PC-12, N400PW, was substantially damaged when it was ditched in theRead More →