Flight Training - January 2015 - 1

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FEATURES

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COVER STORY »

TRADING GROUND
FOR SKY

Perfect takeoffs every time

What makes the centerline so important?
It's your guidance for making the
perfect takeoff-one so smooth it
surprises you.
By Budd Davisson

34

WORK SMARTER,
NOT LONGER

Between preflight and takeoff.
There are dozens of steps that
must happen after the preflight
and before you meet the sky-10 tips
to accelerate the process.
By Ian J. Twombly

38

WISE WORDS

A pilot's guide to the flying life.
A few valuable nuggets of wisdom to
help you live your best flying life.
By Matthew Bauman

42

TECHNIQUE

Preflight basics.
Your intimate introduction
to the airplane.
By Jill W. Tallman

See page 28

"WHEN AN AIRPLANE
LEAVES THE GROUND
SO SMOOTHLY,
YOU KNOW THAT'S
THE WAY IT'S
SUPPOSED TO BE
DONE. IT MAKES
YOU FEEL GOOD
JUST WATCHING IT."
-BUDD DAVISSON

BACK TO BASICS ISSUE ALL THE STUFF YOU
! NEED TO REMEMBER
(PRACTICE REALLY DOES

MAKE PERFECT)

01.15

ABOUT THE COVER »
Cover photo
by Chris Rose.

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GROUND TO SKY

10 STEPS FROM PREFLIGHT
TO INFLIGHT p.34

BE A WISE PILOT

THE SIMPLE TRUTHS
OF AVIATION p. 38

FLY THE LINE
Takeoffs You Can
Brag About p.28

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