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Student pilots, worried they don't have the right stuff, often ask me, "What makes a good pilot?" They're usually surprised when I don't cite physical coordination and natural ability. No, if I had to identify one personality trait that makes for a good (read safe) pilot, I'd have to say good judgment and the ability to anticipate. OK, that's two, but good judgment is really the result of anticipating-thinking ahead, imagining, "What if?" and then making an informed decision.