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Going Direct: Save Lives: Be A Jerk

Politeness has no place in aviation, at least not where the truth is concerned.

Save Lives: Be A Jerk

Let me admit up front that I’m the queen of brutal honesty. From, “The light has changed, dingus (delivered with a blare of the horn),” to, “The transmission needs work,” I am apt to say things that need saying but that the recipients don’t want to hear.

The hardest place to speak these kinds of truth is in the cockpit. And for good reasons, too.

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