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Introducing 'Real Pilot Stories'Introducing 'Real Pilot Stories'

Introducing 'Real Pilot Stories'

AOPA Air Safety Foundation

Remember those cold winter days at the airport when grizzled veteran pilots would gather round the pot-bellied stove and share their hard-won wisdom? If so - or even if not - the AOPA Air Safety Foundation has good news: Those days are back.

The foundation is proud to present Real Pilot Stories, the modern-day equivalent of those valuable hangar-flying sessions. Pilots tell in their own words true stories to help the rest of us become better pilots.

The first three Real Pilot Stories relate a new instrument pilot's near-fatal first encounter with ice over the Appalachian Mountains; a horrific density altitude crash in the Utah mountains during the summer; and a brief but terrifying dance with a snake in the cockpit over the mountains of West Virginia.

December 19, 2006

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