Pilot Magazine June 2012

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June 2012 Volume 55 / Number 6

New Attitude. Build Your Skills with Aerobatic Training.
Cover Story | June 2012

Confident in chaos: Coming to terms with radical attitudes

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Feature

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Dassault Falcon 20

An affordable classic lives on.

Jun 01, 2012

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Technique: Fly the Box

Simulators go beyond instrument training

Jun 01, 2012

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Wx Watch: Briefing Timelines

Preflighting for thunderstorms, one day at a time

Jun 01, 2012

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What's your type?

Type rating basics.

Jun 01, 2012

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Systems Synopsis: Power control units

June 2012 Turbine Pilot Contents Quick Look Dassault Falcon 20. System Synopsis Power control units.

Jun 01, 2012

Commentary

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Proficient Pilot

A friend recently told me that her chapter of The Ninety-Nines was planning a visit to SoCal Approach, the FAA's air traffic control facility near San Diego that provides approach and departure control service for much of Southern California.

Jun 01, 2012

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President's Position

After about three weeks of nonstop travel, I found myself in Billings, Montana, with a friend's Aviat Husky A–1B and a very experienced backcountry pilot, Jeanne MacPherson.

Jun 01, 2012

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License to learn

Our story begins in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on a sunny spring morning. The pilot of a Beech Baron prepared to depart on a cargo flight at 9:30 a.m. After starting his engines, he did something each of us does on most flights. He reached for his radio switch and turned it on. This time, however, his right wing exploded. Kaboom!

Jun 01, 2012

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Letters

Editor at Large Tom Horne and Senior Editor Dave Hirschman debated the merits of expensive analog versus cheap digital watches in their last “Dogfight.” “I still have my solid-gold, 12-diamond Rolex, which I wear when I feel the need to impress folks who value style over substance. BTW, I bought it for $12 from a street vendor in Philadelphia.” John Corradi, AOPA 2656039Rixeyville, Virginia I have to agree with Tom Horne: Anything mechanical, or even anything man-made, with parts that fit together and function with elegant synchronicity is inherently beautiful (“Dogfight,” April 2012).

Jun 01, 2012

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Waypoints

Of all the technological changes that have impacted our lives over the past decade or so, the most dramatic have been in the way we consume information.

Jun 01, 2012

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