Tips, Techniques, and Random Thoughts
Over the years, I have written articles and essays for various flying magazines on a variety of aviation topics. Here are some that I think are relevant, or just mildly amusing.
Comments, questions,or just want to talk airplanes? Drop me a note or call:816-763-5205
They say that any landing you can walk away from is a good one. But some landings leave the plane in pretty bad condition. Do you need to call the Feds? Maybe not
The NASA Report - FAA’s “Get Out of Jail Free’ card, because pilots aren’t always perfect
Understanding Stalls - Some new thoughts
I Saw That One Coming
Delayed by Thunderstorms - No Big Deal
A Christmas Story - Trees Falling from the Sky?
Instrument Approaches - the Last Three Minutes
Simulation - What will the FAA allow?
Spread Your Wings - FAA Wings Program
Are You the Best You Can Be?
Habits, Good and Bad
Medical Certificate - Do I need one?
Tips for instructors - Teaching Landings - 1:- on glideslope, on centerline
Tips for instructors - Teaching Landings 2 : a perfect touchdown
Tips for instructors - Where do you find your students?
Tips for instructors - Teaching Navigation in the Computer Age
Tips for instructors - Teaching Basic Instruments - Remember Pattern A?
Instrument Training - Why?
Plan A or Plan B?
Electrical Systems that Die
Pilot or Passenger - Which are you?
In-Flight Medical Emergencies
Are You a Joiner? - or why I like flying organizations
ASR Approaches - Nothing needed but a comm