Luke ZinnPrivate Pilot Instrument rated currently seeking my Commercial Pilot Certificate (CPL). Huge General Aviation supporter and lover, feel free to ask questions about anything.
INFORMATIONALMay 29, 2022DC-10: Dangerous or Misunderstood?Article describing why the DC-10 accumulated such a bad reputation. The article describes the initial design flaws of the cargo door that led to fatal accidents. It also covers the undeserved media slander that the airplane received following an accident departing from Chicago O'Hare.Read More →
NEWSMay 19, 2022Alaska Airlines Suffering From Repeated Flight CancellationsArticle describing the roughly 4% flight cancellations of Alaska Airlines 1200 daily flight cancellations. This comes as a nationwide pilot shortage and increased demand disrupt the airlines daily flight operations.Read More →
INFORMATIONALMay 13, 2022The Dangers of Key Lime AirDescribing the inherent dangers of flying a complicated airplane single-pilot. The Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner is widely considered one of the hardest airplanes to fly, and is operated under sometimes dangerous circumstances by Key Lime Air.Read More →
INFORMATIONALMay 07, 2022How The Cirrus SR22 Revolutionized AviationOutlining the initial downfall of Cirrus, and the major factors that led to its ultimate success. Includes points about the CAPS system, aerodynamic designs, and Cirrus Perspective by Garmin Pilot.Read More →
INFORMATIONALApr 30, 2022The Failure of The Boeing 717The Boeing 717-200 never fully got off the ground. Due to extenuating circumstances, the aircraft never caught the attention of major carriers and was only delivered to select operators.Read More →
STORIESApr 26, 2022The Cessna 182: A Pilot's DreamArticle detailing the Cessna 182, and why it's the most beloved single engine piston aircraft to ever be produced. This beautiful airplane holds true to its tested design dating back to 1956, and is ideal for business owners and families alike.Read More →
INFORMATIONALApr 23, 2022The Crash That Caused The Pilot ShortageDescribing why the new Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) hourly requirements in the U.S. are making the current pilot shortage worse. Relating this to the colgan air crash in 2009 that resulted in the increase from 250 to 1,500 hours required for ATP.Read More →