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Safety Pilot in IMC
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Safety Pilot in IMC

We all agree the real learning happens when you take it into the clouds, but no one says the guy in the right seat has to be a CFI.

Bill's CFI-I was a 767 captain that wanted him to get as much real experience as possible. They hunted low-pressure systems from the West Coast to the Great Lakes during a wet February, sniffing out whatever light icing they could find. For those thinking, "Can you spell 'NTSB'?" I suggest you think about the typical instrument training under the hood. …

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