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Losing an engine

Losing an engine

Losing an engine

When I was a young buck taking my first couple of flight lessons here in the States, I also had a young brand-new flight instructor. I was pretty much her first student for a stuck-wing private pilot rating. One day

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Paper or plastic

Paper or plastic

Paper or plastic

So … what is YOUR opinion on checklists, fellow chickens? I still like paper, preferably laminated (utility helicopters are like tractors, they are usually a little dirty and oily), even though I love the iPad and especially the Foreflight app

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I think I have to …

I think I have to ...

I think I have to ...

Okay, today’s strip is a bit gross, I have to admit. In fact, a couple of magazines rejected it, when we sent it out. But it’s not like airsickness wouldn’t be a real thing. In fact, I personally suffer from

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Follow your heart

Follow your heart

Follow your heart

When I was a kid dreaming about flying, I assumed it was complete freedom. I read all the books Antoine de Saint-Exupéry wrote. I watched every movie with a plane or helicopter in it. Then, and I remember this very

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