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FAA Views On Slow Flight & Stall Training

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue The FAA, in its infinitesimal wisdom, has seen fit to once again issue an edict intended to affect training and, in their opinion, increase safety. This latest action is … Continue reading

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Letter from Richard Schmidt

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 Dear Harold: I read with great interest your article on traffic patterns (Pilot Proficiency, Dec 2015/Jan 2016). I think it is a good idea to remind pilots of the correct procedure for approach, … Continue reading

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Radio Talk: Intimidation & Cure

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue For too many general aviation pilots, “radio communications” are intimidating. While most prevalent among pilots who fly from non-towered airports, the phenomenon is by no means confined to them. … Continue reading

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A Good Pilot Defined?

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Every once in a while, someone is pointed out as a “good pilot.” Usually the reason for this is a visibly outstanding performance involving control of the airplane. With the … Continue reading

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Adventures In The Traffic Pattern

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 Occasionally, I am overcome by an irresistible urge to comment on traffic pattern manners observed around various pilot-controlled airports. The items discussed here are not violations of regulations. They are, … Continue reading

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Accident Rate vs. Advanced Avionics

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 Recently, concern has been expressed that technically advanced avionics – including autopilots – may not have produced a significant reduction in general aviation accident rates. Nonetheless, there has been … Continue reading

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Getting Pilot Proficient At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 This year I decided to look at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh as a source of educational opportunities and attempt to gain some insight into the reactions of people in attendance. First, … Continue reading

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Keeping Ahead of the Proficiency Curve

by Harold Green We pilots tend to like lots of communication and navigation equipment in our airplanes. The more the merrier. Redundancy has become a catch phrase and is considered good, and for good reason. Then there seems to be … Continue reading

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The Well-Grounded Pilot

by Harold Green Virtually every student pilot has asked, “Why do I have to learn ground reference maneuvers?” The other day, while staring out the window as my student attempted to turn a lopsided ellipse into a circle with a … Continue reading

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I Get The Darndest Questions

by Harold Green Sometimes I get the darnedest questions. One of the latest was, “How do you handle the situation when the person you are flying with is doing something you think is not safe?” That, at least, was food … Continue reading

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