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The Art of Climbing

Getting to altitude involves more than crawling into an airplane, starting the engine, and pointing the nose up.  Pilots must consider many aspects factoring into the initial climb and the following ascent to cruise altitude.  Some of these include the … Continue reading

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Stretching It

Following on the heels of yesterday’s blog, I need to let you know how to “stretch it.”  Now, let me explain: I am not talking about stretching a glide or your gas supply.  What I am referring to is getting … Continue reading

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