“It is a dangerous position to be in when you can’t see, can’t hear and won’t listen…”
As a lifelong military aviator, I’ve been afforded the opportunity to fly a host of jet aircraft. However, regardless of how different the airframes may have been, one item has always been constant. We pilot types call it the Dash-1.
The Dash-1 is much like the owner’s manual for your car, although significantly more complex and infinitely more voluminous. In addition to outlining common operating guidelines and procedures for properly employing the airplane, one section stands out more than the others: chapter three.… Read the rest