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#184 Liberty

“We still have too many pilots who’ve drunk the Kool-Aid of government control.” […]

#183 A Visit to the Groundloop Saloon

“As a teacher of flying, I found that on those occasions when I sought to overpower a student on the controls, I was always pushing. I was always trying to get the nose down. Was it only me, who had taken up the cause of lower angle of attack? ” […]

#178 By Myself

“I’ll let you know if I ever perfect this maneuver and what I’ve decided to call it! ” […]

#176 Zimmo and Snivvely

“Finally, Snivvely took a mighty swipe at one jiggling wire and his claw managed to snag Zimmo right in the lip.” […]

#175 Pescadero

“The HH52 Helicopter we flew was a taildragger… maybe the handwriting was on the wall for me!” […]

#171 “Why does everyone make it so damned complicated?”

“…but in my very humble opinion, the authors of those pieces of advice have their heads securely lodged in their nether regions.” […]

#169 Creeping Pitch

“…as a teacher of flying, I have seen something that terrifies the crap out of me and which threatens the whole of aviation, especially that of all Acme trained flyers. Hah! I’ll bet I have your attention NOW!” […]

#160 Why Landings?

“As I’ve pointed out in “Brian’s Flying Book”, a flyer is already more efficient by simply using the Tailwheel Town pattern.” […]

#158 Shoes

” The reason given for shoeless flight is usually the same. The shoeless fliers claim that their feet are then more sensitive to rudder pedals and brake. Although they may be right, I don’t think they are right enough to cancel the lack of safety. So I usually say to them, “Get over it”.” […]

#153 Oh I’m sorry, Sir!

“Tom, realizing that time was wasting, told the cop that he didn’t have time for all this badge foolishness. He took off. ” […]