April 2011 Issue

“Keep Your Speed Up”

A Comanche pilot complying with that directive may have tried so hard he broke the airplane.

No matter what and where we fly, our speed usually is of interest. Sometimes, we’re just out loafing, watching the clouds above us and the cars below us. Other times, we’re trying to get somewhere and for any number of reasons want to do it as quickly as possible. In fact, a personal airplane often is an ideal traveling tool, one ensuring the fastest door-to-door travel times this side of a Star Trek transporter beam. Speed usually is a good thing.

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