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volume.26 / number.4
flight training

The 4 forces

In flight there is only thrust, drag, lift, and weight
By Ian J. Twombly

Treat her right

Treat her right
Top 10 costly mistakes to avoid when handling your airplane
By Natalie Bingham Hoover 

Photography by Chris Rose

Seeing is believing

Wrong Airport
Landing at the wrong airport is a surprisingly easy mistake to make
By Jamie Beckett, Illustration by John Ueland

Technique - Crazy 8s

Feel the airplane
By Dave Hirschman



After the checkride /
By 'Flight Training' staff

ASI News /
By AOPA Air Safety Institute staff

Final Exam /
By "Flight Training" Staff

How it works /
By Ian J. Twombly

News /
By Flight Training staff

Success Stories /
By "Flight Training" magazine staff


Accident Report /
Barely avoided
By Dan Namowitz

Flight Lesson /
By Rick Ellis

Member Benefits /
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
By Flight Training Staff

Weather /
Stable or unstable
By Jack Williams


Around the Patch /
Paint the roof
By Heather Baldwin

Flying Carpet /
Fickle snow
By Greg Brown

Letters / Talk back /
Own-to-Learn Club
By "Flight Training" readers

Right Seat /
Major Tom
By Ian J. Twombly

Advanced Pilot

Career Advisor /
Professional flying and a 'below par' student
By Wayne Phillips

Accident Analysis /
Lost in transition
By David Jack Kenny

Career Pilot /
High-altitude stalls
By Pete Bedell

Instructor Report /
State-dependent learning
By Rod Machado