By Natalie Bingham Hoover, First Appeared in AOPA Flight Training July 2021 “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you.…” That’s how most episodes of Dragnet ended, my favorite old-time crime drama. The criminals rarely seemed to appreciate those rights though, if their sullen faces were any indication. Checkride applicants often report… Read More
What is the secret to passing your checkride?
-This piece originally appeared in AOPA Pilot magazine in October, 2018. By Natalie Bingham Hoover Throughout history, mankind has wrestled with certain questions, questions that are so crucial that people have devoted entire lifetimes to finding the answers. What is the meaning of life? Did humans evolve from apes or were they created instantly? Who was the greatest baseball player of… Read More
How do I do slow flight and stalls under the new ACS?
The new ACS (that’s Airmen Certification Standards for those who have been living in a cave for the last year) was written with the intention of making the testing process more relevant, more streamlined, and more simple. Why then has it created so much headache and made our flight training environments anything but simple? One area that really causes some… Read More