Tag: fear

Emergency Landing – Less Scary if you think like a glider pilot – Mountain Soaring – Part 2

You only get one shot to land a glider; Great tips to make it count! Proud to be associated with ForeFlight: http://www.foreflight.com/flightchops/ The first aircraft I ever solo’d in was a Schweizer 2-33, and I hadn’t flown one since 1996! The latest episode has me flying one in the mountains of California! Link to Part…

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Near Flying Disaster Becomes Learning Experience with Proper Debrief – An Idea is Born

Flying experiences are often absorbed after landing – assuming pilots review! Proud to be associated with ForeFlight: http://www.foreflight.com/flightchops/ Visit http://www.FlightChops.com to sign up for access to the Debrief community! We are working hard to make it a safe place to share constructive lessons with highly experienced CFIs, airline captains, and other aviation industry experts and…

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Scaring myself – Tail Wheel Flying – Strong Gusting Cross Wind – Ground Loop Risk

Finding your limit as a Pilot can be Scary… But it’s the best way to Learn… Proud to be associated with ForeFlight: http://www.foreflight.com/flightchops/ The Ground Loop is one of our biggest fears as tail wheel pilots. I am constantly trying to stretch my limits and get better as a pilot… For this flight, I’m working…

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Scariest Take Off I’ve Ever Seen – Aircraft Performance and Personal Minimums

Flight Chops CONTESTS! A new contest EVERY month; shared prizes from all our sponsors totalling over $2000! AND this month thanks to iCloth Avionics, we’re including an iPad mini! I am SUPER stoked to add a prize from my aviation hero Bob Hoover: “Flying the Feathered Edge” SIGNED collectible prize pack! Please visit http://www.FlightChops.com for…

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