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Archive: November 2014




Nov
24
2014

Do you see any wires?

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FrancisMeyrick

“Do you see any wires?”, I asked the cop on the ground. “No”, he said, positively. His firm voice [Read More...]



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Categories: categoryMoggy's Musings



Nov
21
2014

DOES HIGH INTELLIGENCE EQUATE TO A SAFE PILOT? (OR IS THERE ANOTHER INGREDIENT REQUIRED?)

Posted by FrancisMeyrick        2 Comments
FrancisMeyrick

It’s a puzzling story.  Have you heard it? A highly intelligent man. Who learns to fly. Helicopters [Read More...]



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Categories: categoryMoggy's Musings



Nov
21
2014

Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time

Posted by RandyMains        6 Comments
RandyMains

My alligator mouth has overrun my hummingbird rear end more times than I care to remember. It’s a [Read More...]



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Categories: categoryMy Two Cents Worth



Nov
17
2014

Critical Reactions : Are Your Students Ready?

Posted by RandyRowles        2 Comments
RandyRowles

As helicopter pilots, we learn the art of autorotation early in our training program. We practice [Read More...]



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Categories: categoryRotorcraft Checkride



Nov
17
2014

The Power of Negative Motivation

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RandyMains

Negative motivation is the act of forcing someone to perform by using threats or punishment. I’m not [Read More...]



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Nov
12
2014

DPE Refresh: The FAA’s SEED Program at Work

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RandyRowles

Did you recently take an examination facilitated by a FAA-appointed Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE)? [Read More...]



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Categories: categoryRotorcraft Checkride



Nov
12
2014

HEMS Safety Scores Big

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RandyMains

August 14, 2014, will be remembered as a red-letter day in the annals of HEMS safety. That’s the day [Read More...]



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Nov
03
2014

FAA Practical Test Standards: Is The Minimum Good Enough

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RandyRowles

The FAA Practical Test Standards (PTS) outline the minimum standards for a pilot applicant. The [Read More...]



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Nov
03
2014

One Big Misunderstanding

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RandyMains

I should have been shocked by what he said … but I wasn’t.  You see, I was driving into work one [Read More...]



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