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A good pilot is always learning

IN DEPTH

38

28

Hey, Ho, Let's Go!
Cross-country strategies
for VFR pilots.
BY JILL W. TALLMAN

34

Hope is Not a Strategy
When your destination
goes out the window, where will you land?
BY JILL W. TALLMAN

38

In Case of Emergency
Is the VFR flight plan obsolete?

BY WILLIAM E. DUBOIS

46
PREFLIGHT

12	 What Am I?
14	 Flight Lesson
15	 How It Works
16	 You Can Fly
17	 Ramp Appeal
18	 Weather
19	 Checkride
20	 After the
Checkride
21	 Five Questions
22	 Road Trip

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24	 Ask AOPA
25	 Membership
26	 Technique
Find full Preflight
contents on p. 11.

ADVANCED PILOT

45	 Career
Spotlight
A noble calling
BY IAN J. TWOMBLY

46	 Accident
Analysis
Spreading
misinformation
​​BY DAVID JACK KENNY

47	 Career Pilot
This too shall pass
​​BY WAYNE PHILLIPS

49	 Instructor
Report
Growing as a CFI

PERSPECTIVES

4	Coms
Hidden costs
6	 Always Learning
Remote pilot
BY KOLLIN STAGNITO

8	 Around the
Patch
Welcome home,
Opal
BY JILL W. TALLMAN

56	 Final Exam
Thunder snow

BY CHRIS PALMER

51	 Instrument Tip
Uncontrolled
departure
BY IAN J. TWOMBLY

ABOUT THE COVER
You really can go places
as a VFR pilot. Take this
cross-country advice from
Technical Editor Jill W. Tallman
in "Hey, Ho, Let's Go!"
which begins on p. 28.
Photography by Chris Rose
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