FROM THE LOGBOOK: The “Ubiquitous” Computer is Here to Stay!

Are you ready to be one with the beast?  Jim Trusty 2012              Ubiquitous—adj.—existing or being everywhere; widespread; constantly encountered.  This definition from Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary really and truly describes the computer.  And you say, not in my house!  Don’t be too sure.               At … Continue reading FROM THE LOGBOOK: The “Ubiquitous” Computer is Here to Stay!

FROM THE LOGBOOK: The Newest Way to Reach Out For Information…

www.faasafety.gov Jim Trusty 2012             Yes, www.faasafety.gov is the newest way to communicate with your government.  They have almost stopped using mail-outs and gone over to the computer for information about the Federal Aviation Administration, some of the business it conducts, and upcoming safety events across our great nation.  About 40% … Continue reading FROM THE LOGBOOK: The Newest Way to Reach Out For Information…

Medical Handbook For Pilots Chapter 19 – Some Psychological Aspects of Flying

Your attitudes and general mental state are just as important to safe flight as the condition of your aircraft. Any disturbing feelings which affect your ability to concentrate are a potential threat. These include anger, fear, frustration, depression, worry, and anxiety. A certain amount of anxiety is inevitable in flying. In small amounts, anxiety is … Continue reading Medical Handbook For Pilots Chapter 19 – Some Psychological Aspects of Flying