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REFLECTOR: Littke Light Harededness
Form a pilot with a small budget . I think Yoda the Jedi Master said it best
(My the force be with you). In other words Technology is great but it can't
do every thing.
From: nate calvin <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>; MTSP@aol.com <MTSP@aol.com>
Date: Monday, November 30, 1998 11:23 AM
Subject: Re: REFLECTOR: AOA perspective
>> If people spent more time learning to "feel" what the airplane was
>>them, and less time worrying about another d... distraction, maybe there
>>be less incidents and accidents. If you are flying a B70 or something of
>>ilk, maybe an AOA is needed, but at mach .3 or so , learn to feel the
>> MTSP 25,000+ mostly in ag planes.
>Spoken like a true Ag pilot!
>Although a bit sharp in its' delivery, your message is 100% correct.
>I received my check-out time in my Skybolt from an AG pilot (CFI, MEI,
>who also races Formula I planes and competition aerobatics. He is no
>the BEST pilot I've ever flown with and has the absolute highest demands
>expectations of coordinated, precision flying. During the checkout time he
>preached "seat-of-pants" flying and "listening" to what the airplane wants
>rather than "giving it" what you deem necessary to accommodate your
>pre-concieved, biased notions and expectations of flight.
>"Think of it as feeding a hungry beast that is capable of killing you at a
>moments notice....Very gentle, and no harsh, unexpected movements."
>Words of wisdom from a man who has made a living for twenty years as a
>crop-duster and still kick'n. I intend to follow the advise as written