" 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”."
"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."
"There is hardly a flight goes by that I don’t see some Whuffo doing something stupid."
"Military pilots receive formation training. Good luck finding that at Acme!"
Written 8-2015 I think I first became aware of the possibilities of fireworks before I even got into the airshow business. Art Scholl used to mount fireworks on his Chipmunk…
In the last few years, the Acme Flying School has continued to encourage the squelching of pilot improvement by coming up with “The Sterile Cockpit”. Naturally, this concept began with the…
"That’s one reason why all my students learn to hand-prop."
“if you’re ever in trouble, just give Flicka her head and she’ll bring you home”.
"We train ourselves every time we take to the air."