The Pilot's Lounge #84: Arrogance, Etiquette And Big Fat Traffic Patterns

'Are you going to land here or keep going on downwind into the next county?' It's painful to be in the pattern behind a pilot who thinks a stabilized final approach in a Cessna means a two-mile final. But just what are the rules and safe practices regarding the size of a traffic pattern? AVweb's Rick Durden looks into it this month in The Pilot's Lounge.

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