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volume.22 / number.12

Cover Story: From sailplane to strike fighter

Naval Academy midshipmen show leadership, love of aviation through soaring
By Ian J. Twombly

Confessions of an instrument pilot

10 steps to IFR absolution
By Bob Knill

Technique /

The Passenger Briefing
By Jill W. Tallman

So, what's next?

How to keep learning in your first 50 hours
By Budd Davisson


AOPA Action /
By FT Staff

Final Exam /
By FT Staff

Legal Briefing /
By Kathy Yodice

Membership Products /
By FT Staff

News /
By FT Staff

Baby, it’s cold outside /
By Mike Collins

Since you asked /
By Rod Machado

Tech Tip /
By FT Staff

This Weekend /
By Ian J. Twombly

What It Looks Like /
By Jill W. Tallman


Accident Report /
Fueling risk
By Dan Namowitz

Debrief /
Jessica Cox
By FT Staff

Flight Lesson /
Flapping in the wind
By Joshua Sears

Weather /
Unfriendly winter skies
By Jack Williams


Flying Carpet /
How an airport helped save a town
By Greg Brown

Insights /
Experience talks
By Ralph Butcher

Letters /
Nice guys end short
By FT Staff

President's Perspective /
A new way to train
By Craig Fuller, AOPA President

Right Seat /
Aviation ed
By Ian J. Twombly

Career Pilot

Career Advisor /
By Wayne Phillips

So you want to be an airline pilot? /
By FT Staff

Out with the old /
By Pete Bedell

Instructor Report

ASF: What’s your excuse?
By David J. Kenny

Poster-board pattern work
By Rod Machado

Teaching the ‘right stuff’
By Jason Catanzariti