January 1, 2021
2020 didn’t work out quite the way we planned, and we’re not certain yet what 2021 has in store for us. Flying is all about making good decisions and operating within the limitations of the airplane, the environment, and ourselves. The “environment” may still have more limitations than usual, but we still have options within those boundaries. It just takes good choices. With that in mind, I’ll start by revisiting an article I wrote in January 2019, updated for this year.