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JUNE 2021

Volume.33 * Number.4 aopa.org/ft

A good pilot is always learning

IN DEPTH

32 26

32

Dog and Plane
Meet three pilots
who consider their dog
the very best co-pilot.

BY JULIE SUMMERS WALKER

38

Easy or Difficult
to Land?
What design factors influence
an airplane's ground handling?
And how can pilots adapt?

BY DAVE HIRSCHMAN

PREFLIGHT

14	 What Am I?
15	 ASI News
16	 Flight Lesson
17	 How It Works
18	 After the
Checkride
19	 Five Questions
20	 Ask AOPA
21	 Future Flight
22	 Accident Report
23	 Ramp Appeal

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24	 Weather
26	 You Can Fly
29	 Membership
30	 Technique

45	 Career
Spotlight
See the sights
BY IAN J. TWOMBLY

46	 Accident
Analysis
Anywhere but here
​​BY DAVID JACK KENNY

47	 Career Pilot
Pulling out
of the dive

PERSPECTIVES

6	Coms
Long trip
8	 Always Learning
Get focused
BY KOLLIN STAGNITO

10	Unusual Attitude
Stay curious
BY DAVE HIRSCHMAN

56	Final Exam
VFR minimums

​​BY PETER A. BEDELL

49	 Instructor
Report
Continuing
education
​​BY JOHN W. OLCOTT

51	 Instrument Tip
The lesser-knowns
BY IAN J. TWOMBLY

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A good pilot is always learning

June 2021

Good
Boy!
FLYING WITH
YOUR FAVORITE
CO-PILOT
P. 32

IN THIS ISSUE

EASY OR
DIFFICULT?
KNOW YOUR
LANDING
ADVERSARY

OFF AIRPORT
PUT IT DOWN
IN A PINCH
P. 30

P. 38

Photography courtesy of Samuel Delgassi

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ADVANCED PILOT

ABOUT THE COVER
Golden retriever
Skyler relaxes at
Maryland's Frederick
Municipal Airport.
Learn about flying
with pets in " Dog and
Plane, " which begins
on p. 32. Photography
by Chris Rose
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