Clearing the Bar

How a Little Professionalism Goes a Long Way

Photo of airplane over beach.

Respect the Limits

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Altitude is your friend. If you are considering a flight that requires low-altitude operations, start by making an honest assessment of your ability to conduct that flight safely.

Putting on a Show

The bottom line is to know your limits, know the aircraft’s limits, and respect both.

Don’t Do the Limbo

Photo of airplane crash.
The best case scenario for this kind of accident is a damaged airplane and a bruised ego.
This article was originally published in the January/February 2023 issue of FAA Safety Briefing magazine.



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