UNCOMFORTABLE TO READ, BUT TRUE ……
(Ed. Note: SORRY FOLKS, I KNOW IT WON'T APPLY TO YOU, BUT STILL ...... !)
· While flying is generally a very safe way to travel, the principal danger in small planes tends to stem from human error.
· Many GA pilots may only fly infrequently and so can overestimate their current skills. The combination of a big ego and a small plane can be tragic.
· Careless flying and inexperience can put those in the air and on the ground in danger.
· Cocky pilots will sometimes be tempted to challenge the forces of nature, and their egos will subsequently and literally come crashing down.
Remember the story of Icarus, and ……