" The reason given for shoeless flight is usually the same. The shoeless fliers claim that their feet are then more sensitive to rudder pedals and brake. Although they may be right, I don’t think they are right enough to cancel the lack of safety. So I usually say to them, “Get over it”."
This may be the most important article I ever write, considering that it deals with the difference between “The Tailwheel Town Way” and “The Acme Way”. I believe that at…
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" We climbed over a scattered layer and eventually could see a plume of smoke, marking the scene of the explosion. "
"With tolerance in mind, I realize that many of my flying friends are Acme proponents. I think they are wrong and that their flying skills are substandard as a result, but I’m not going to try to convince them."
"Tom, realizing that time was wasting, told the cop that he didn’t have time for all this badge foolishness. He took off. "
"He accepted full responsibility, offering absolutely no excuse for the incident. I thought he was a class act."
"If the Accelerometer is the Rodney Dangerfield of instruments, perhaps it’s because “G” force is the Rodney Dangerfield of forces."
"Badly trained or inadequately practiced aviators really SHOULDN’T land here when conditions are tricky! But all rated pilots SHOULD be able to safely takeoff and land here, even if the conditions challenge their abilities."
"There is hardly a flight goes by that I don’t see some Whuffo doing something stupid."