December 2013 Issue

Do Not Apply

If you’re not going to follow even the most basic rules of aviation, you shouldn’t be carrying innocent passengers.

When you think about it, the rules applying to non-commercial, Part 91 flying are very lenient. We can take off when we want, go pretty much where we want, and don’t need to talk to anyone unless the weather or the location demands it. Still, that’s not enough for some pilots, who perhaps think their skill, experience or immediate needs outweigh the need to comply with even minimal requirements.

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