" I’m not always correct, but I do find that I’m often pushing when my students are pulling. "
I once heard someone say that general aviation is the most regulated form of transportation that there is. I don’t know if that’s true, but it’s gotta be…
“Have you noticed,” he said, “that all my hobbies require the wearing of a helmet?”
"For example, I realized that pilots had, for years, been using a rather goofy knot to tie their airplanes down. "
"“Get on his ass”, I coached the pilot with me. “That way you can turn inside him when we are on the go because he will be climbing straight out. "
"Lately, I’ve changed the way in which we do multiples. Now, we conduct the first landing as a Wheelie on the left side of the center line. Then we power up, get back in the air and slide over to the right side with an alternating side slip. The heading never changes."
"If you run into someone who says "I only do three points", or "Wheel landings are just too fast", run as fast as you can and disregard everything that person has ever told you. Why? Because in my opinion they have their head firmly lodged in their nether regions. "
"She was ready to meet her heartthrob and probably even had her hand out for a shake when she was told by the show controller that it was our turn."
"No matter what pilot operation you feel like improving, the chances are that you can practice it gradually."
"We still have too many pilots who’ve drunk the Kool-Aid of government control."