Practice area

What A CFI Wants You To KnowAvoiding Mid-Airs: Safety in the Practice Area

We were about to turn base to final at the non-towered airport when another pilot reported he was on final — but a few miles out. I didn’t see him. Chapter 1 of the FAA’s Airplane Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-3C) notes that all pilots should practice the concept of see and avoid other traffic.

Meg Godlewski

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