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COVER STORY »

GO VERTICAL

No more excuses
not to fly helicopters.

In an effort to push you over to aviation's true
magic carpet, we dispel eight myths about
helicopters and their pilots.
By Ian J. Twombly

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flighttraining.aopa.org
VOLUME.26 / NUMBER. 11

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ESCAPE PLAN

Keep a go-around ready
whenever you need it.
There are plenty of good reasons to
initiate a go-around. Be ready when
it's time to use one.
By Jamie Beckett

38

PRACTICAL WEATHER

Five tips for putting your weather
knowledge to good use.
Don't let the threat of poor weather
intimidate you and cause you to
cancel that epic aviation adventure
you're anticipating taking. Put what
you've learned in your training to
good use.
By Alyssa J. Miller

42

TECHNIQUE

Leveling off.
The transition from climb to cruise.
By Ian J. Twombly

See page 28

"AIRPLANES ARE
GREAT FOR GETTING
UP AND GOING
SOMEWHERE,
BUT HELICOPTERS
ARE UNMATCHED
FOR FUN AND
VERSATILITY."
-IAN J. TWOMBLY

SPECIAL S E C T I O N

NICE TIE: THE AIRLINE

INTERV

IEW
IS NOT THE TIME TO STAND
OUT
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ABOUT THE COVER »
Chris Rose photographed
this Robinson R22 landing
on a rock formation
in the Potomac River
near Harpers Ferry,
West Virginia.

flighttraining.aopa.org

BEYOND THE BOOK

PRACTICAL WEATHER
KNOW-HOW p. 38

PRECISE FLIGHT

THE FINE POINTS
OF LEVELING OFF

p. 42

GO
ANY WHERE
Helicopters are only limited

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