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#226 “Prop-Slingin’ a Specialty

“…perhaps it was the snap roll that did it. Whatever it was, the sudden force on the crank shaft caused it to break and the propeller to depart from the rest of the airplane.” […]

#220 What’s the Difference?

“Most flight instructors are building time while they lust after that airline job. When it is finally in their grasp, they haul ass, leaving all their students to find another flight instructor, who is also lusting after that airline job!” […]

#102 Chickens

Photo by Bert Garrison

Some of my expressions get used a lot. They also prove to be fodder for good-natured ribbing on the part of my friends and students. As is often the case, many of these expressions are actually “truisms”. They are well-used simply because they are so often accurate. One of […]

#101 Father/Daughter Arrival

“At fifteen, she’s one of the youngest students I’ve taught. Predictably, she learns fast. Couple that with a lot of natural ability and interest and you’ve got a student who is great fun for a teacher”. […]

#56 Spins, Acro and White Knuckles

” Now the average flight schools and the agencies that regulate them have become so candy-assed that spin training is rarely even offered anymore.” […]