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*** PREVIOUS RESULTS ***

Last week, AVweb asked our readers what degree of caution they exercise when flying through Military Operation Areas (MOAs).

As it turns out, most of you are pretty careful pilots.  Only 5% of respondents chose the most cavalier response: It's a big sky, and it's still a free country; I'll fly through when it's the most convenient route.

88% of you exercise a far greater degree of caution.  25% of respondents will only fly through a "cold" MOA, 37% insist on regular contact with ATC, and 26% remind us that flying requires constant caution and awareness regardless of whether you're flying through an MOA or circling your neighborhood.

Only 7% of readers reported never flying through MOAs.  But, as our "never" answer points out, it can be daunting to dodge aircraft traveling near the speed of sound ... .

*** THIS WEEK'S QUESTION ***

This week, an AVweb reader wonders which cockpit flight control configuration private and light sport pilots would prefer if given a choice. "I've never figured out why light aircraft designers configured single-pilot flight controls for the right hand while two-pilot cockpits usually require the pilot in command to fly left-handed," he writes.

Pilots with LESS than 300 hours' experience,
click here to tell us which configuration you'd prefer

Pilots with MORE than 300 hours' experience,
click here to tell us which configuration you'd prefer


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