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volume.22 / number.5
May 2010 Cover

Cover Story: Learn to Fly!

A whole new world
By Julie Summers Walker

Control Issues?

Master situational awareness and you’ll be master of the sky
By Miroslav Nikolich


A Marine takes flight
By Staff report

Technique / ASOS and AWOS

Weather updates preflight, in-flight, or on your way to the airport
By Mike Collins
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Since you asked /
By Rod Machado

Tech Tip /
By FT Staff

This Weekend /
By Ian J. Twombly

Training Products /
By FT Staff

What It Looks Like / Success Story / International Learn to Fly Day
By Mark Twombly / FT Staff


Advertiser Index /
Aviation Marketplace
By FT Staff

AOPA Services /

By FT Staff

Checkride /
In-Flight Distractions
By Bob Schmelzer

Debrief /
Zach Braff
By FT Staff

Flight Lesson /
Off-field landing
By John Campbell

Weather /
Thunderstorm 101
By Jack Williams


Continuing Ed /
Essential electrics
By Mark R. Twombly

Flying Carpet /
Smoke and rainbows
By Greg Brown

Insights /
Flying and the Internet
By Ralph Butcher

Letters /
Down and dirty
By FT Staff

President's Perspective /
Living the dream
By Craig Fuller, AOPA President

Right Seat /
It's not the economy, stupid
By Ian J. Twombly

Career Pilot

Career Advisor /
By Wayne Phillips

Will Fly for Food /
By Wayne Phillips

Career Tips /
By Karen M. Kahn

Instructor Report

ASF: Margin for error
By David J. Kenny

Pumping up emergency procedure training
By Dave Hensley

Visual course tracking
By Rod Machado