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Crosswind Landings

We were leaving school about 6:30 in the evening.  I was with my wife and one of our authors—they had been working on a book while I was teaching school and we agreed to give him a lift home afterward.  … Continue reading

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Negative Transfer

You can find one of the greatest examples of a negative transfer of learning in the cockpit of many of today’s training aircraft.  For whatever reason, the industry decided a long time ago steering yokes were more desirable rather than … Continue reading

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The Cessna 170

One of the very best airplanes produced in the United States is the Cessna 170. Cessna manufactured more than 5000 copies of the model starting in 1948 until production ceased in mid-1956.  The airplane came in three versions: the straight … Continue reading

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