“Yup, I think it’s time,” I said as I reached over the side of the wicker basket and brought my parachute aboard. It didn’t take more than about a millisecond for Margaret to realize what was going on.
"You can go ahead and obey the rule of always landing straight ahead in the boulder field if you want, but I’ll continue to teach my students to constantly analyze their options on every takeoff..."
" Why is it so difficult for many pilots to keep it straight on takeoff and why do they often tend to have more trouble after the airplane has accelerated to nearly flying speed? "
“What the hell is ‘the Swoop’?” I don’t actually get asked that question all the time, but I know it’s been lurking there in the minds of many readers.
A look at just what makes tailwheel airplanes the skill-developing vehicles they are.