#92 Where are you Looking?

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"When I teach the “Lazy 8”, I find that many of my students fail to look at the shape of that imaginary half circle they are drawing above and below the horizon. But isn’t that where the maneuver gets its name? It should be the most important consideration in performing this maneuver."

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#71 The Briar Patch and the Comfort Zone

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"For an aviator, staying in your comfort zone virtually guarantees that you will not become a better pilot. Keep on doing that long drawn out 45 degree entry to the downwind. Keep practicing the stabilized approach. Keep doing only what you know how to do. Don’t fly a sailplane, don’t go upside down and, above all, never simply try to fly with more precision. That way you will guarantee that you will never leave your comfort zone."

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