March 2007 Issue

One Too Many Corners

Even if we have a lot of experience, we canít take a casual attitude to our flying.

Early in our flying careers, we do everything by the book. Watching a flight schoolís ramp, itís not at all uncommon to see a student peering intently back and forth between the airplaneís POH and, say, the engine compartment. We check everything during the preflight, even if the tires are still warm from the squawk-free flight just concluded.

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