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Life was great. I was seventeen as well as a brand-new senior high school grad, servicing my Private Pilot certification at a little, independently had aerodrome (N85) in northwestern New Jersey. It was time for my initial solo cross-country. I had actually striven on my trip strategy as well as happily provided it to my …

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Low, hot, and humid

I recently received the December edition of EAA’s Sport Aviation magazine. As is my custom, I always check out Steve Krog’s “The Classic Instructor” commentary first. His article about density altitude brought back a memory of a long-ago flight. As a 500-to-600-hour private pilot, I thought I had an understanding of density altitude and its effects …