May 2016 Issue

Landing Out

Iíve been flying for 40 years in my J-3 Cub, in the USAF, for a major carrier, etc., and itís always a special thing when I stumble across genuinely new and valuable information about flying. The landing-out decision seems to hinge on the difficult psychological step of accepting and owning the situation and the consequences of dealing with the aftermath of getting the airplane back out, which Durden addressed eloquently, if not almost philosophically.

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