Thanks for the Landing

All pilots vividly remember their primary flight instructor, but most of us lose touch with our original mentors as we pursue our aviation careers. AVweb reader John Laming is a striking exception. This former Royal Australian Air Force fighter and bomber pilot and retired 737 captain writes a poignant account of the day a few years ago when he had the chance to offer his old military flight instructor ó age 80 and nearly blind ó the left seat of a Piper Cherokee, and talked him through his final landing. Donít miss this touching story.

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