"A stall results in a spin" is one of the most popular aviation misconceptions.
"Finally, Snivvely took a mighty swipe at one jiggling wire and his claw managed to snag Zimmo right in the lip."
"The HH52 Helicopter we flew was a taildragger… maybe the handwriting was on the wall for me!"
"One such subject is that of snatch force and the way it affects acceleration or “G’s. How many times have I advised, “Don’t snatch”? Maybe not as many times as I’ve said, “Get the nose down”, but a lot!"
"As my pal Jerry so often has said, “If you’ve got flaps down AND are adding power, you’ve made a mistake."
"Cue the villagers with their pitchforks and torches because I think that solution sucks."
"...but in my very humble opinion, the authors of those pieces of advice have their heads securely lodged in their nether regions."
"Sometimes the best thing a CFI can do is nothing. Sometimes he has to just sit there and let the student practice or to simply see how he performs a particular action without any input from the instructor."
"...as a teacher of flying, I have seen something that terrifies the crap out of me and which threatens the whole of aviation, especially that of all Acme trained flyers. Hah! I’ll bet I have your attention NOW!"
"Many of our locals fail to consider what these Chinese students are up against. They are in a foreign country, learning a new skill and at the same time being forced to communicate in a foreign language and fly like “Acme” ".