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AUGUST 2021
Volume.33 * Number.6 aopa.org/ft
A good pilot is always learning
30 21
IN DEPTH
30
36
Rekindle the Spark
Fall in love with aviation
all over again.
BY IAN J. TWOMBLY
Do This, Don't Do That
Can't you read the signs?
BY WILLIAM E. DUBOIS
PREFLIGHT
12 What Am I?
13 ASI Tips
14 Flight Lesson
15 How It Works
16 Accident Report
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18 After the
Checkride
19 Five Questions
21 Road Trip
22 Future Flight
23 Ramp Appeal
24 You Can Fly
27 Membership
28 Technique
ADVANCED PILOT
43 Career
Spotlight
Problem solvers
BY IAN J. TWOMBLY
44 Career Pilot
Ride the waves
BY PETER A. BEDELL
46 Instructor
Report
Student/instructor
dynamics
BY JOHN W. OLCOTT
48 Accident
Analysis
Back to school
BY DAVID JACK KENNY
49 Instrument Tip
Taking the TEC route
BY IAN J. TWOMBLY
PERSPECTIVES
4 Coms
Pilot's best friend
6 Always Learning
New dream
BY KOLLIN STAGNITO
8 Unusual Attitude
Too many acronyms
BY DAVE HIRSCHMAN
56 Final Exam
Trade winds
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AVIATION AGAIN P. 30
IN THIS ISSUE
THAT WAY
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