Don Brown

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Say Again? #71: Weather Radar
January 31, 2007 You think all your weather problems are solved now that you have your fancy-shmancy NEXRAD in the cockpit (or, for that...

Say Again? #70: Speaking Freely
December 6, 2006 AVweb's Don Brown is freed from the confines of the FAA and can speak his mind -- and he's got a lot on his mind, what with...

Say Again? #69: So Long
November 8, 2006 AVweb's Don Brown is finally retiring from his job at the Atlanta Center radar scope. This month in his Say Again? column he...

Say Again? #68: ATC Programming
October 18, 2006 Does your local, stuck-in-the-past, traditionalist pilot complain about how difficult it is to use the latest glass cockpits...

Say Again? #67: The Book and Beyond
September 13, 2006 AVweb's Don Brown is a big fan of quoting "The Book," but there's more than one book to read and lots of information out there...

Say Again? #66: Common Phraseology
August 16, 2006 Back to basics this month. AVweb's Don Brown has some reminders on how (and why) common phraseology is not as good as clear...

Say Again? #65: Lost Perspective
July 19, 2006 A safety person can get a strange perspective on the world -- especially one who has seen as much as AVweb's Don Brown has.

Say Again? #64: Flying Higher
June 21, 2006 You wanna go high? Wanna take that single-turbroprop or new VLJ into the the rarefied air above FL240? Things are a little...

Say Again? #63: A Phrase That Fits
May 24, 2006 The FAA is trying to be a "customer service" organization -- which is all well and good unless some customers get quick...

Say Again? #62: Too Close for Comfort
April 26, 2006 We can learn a lot from accidents, but wouldn't it be great to learn from near accidents -- those that don't actually have...