continue to love magazine for the thought-provoking articles you present. Dick Karl’s recent article, “In Pursuit of Perfection” [June], reminded me that the perfect flight is often as elusive as the impossible turn. On a recent flight from Fort Worth Spinks Airport to San Angelo Regional Airport, the perfect flight was about to be accomplished. I was 6 miles from the airport, had called the field in sight and was lining up on Runway 18 when something didn’t look right. The controller saw my

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