December 2009 Issue

On FLIBS And Bravos

I have only about 1100 hours in my logbook, so I donít know all the abbreviations your cute and clever writing contributors "commit." Every time I come across an unexplained abbreviation, I feel like youíre saying, "Every idiot knows these terms." If you call me an idiot too many times, I might just quit subscribing to your magazine. Those people who know everything donít need to read your magazine anyway. In your September 2009 Editorís Log, "Add-On," you include phrases like "IFR FLIB drivers" and "transiting within some undefined distance of terminals like CLT, STL, CVG, ORD...."

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