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NEW: TJF App Version 2.0.6 – inc our new Appendix G: Clear to Land – released 23 December 2021
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NEW: TJF App Version 2.0.6 – inc our new Appendix G: Clear to Land – released 23 December 2021

In early 2021, while delivering a JF training package in Brisbane, Australia, for yet another flight training organisation – FlightScope...
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Aim Point Comparison Calculators for truly Professional Pilots – 12 December 2021
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Aim Point Comparison Calculators for truly Professional Pilots – 12 December 2021

Embedded within the Jacobson Flare App are 5 bespoke calculators. Two are designed to calculate the longitudinal Aim and Flare...
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NEW: Quick Note feature for Jacobson Flare iPad users – with iPadOS 15.1 – 3 December 2021
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NEW: Quick Note feature for Jacobson Flare iPad users – with iPadOS 15.1 – 3 December 2021

Our supporters who downloaded the original versions of the Jacobson Flare App for the iPad (only) will recall a useful...
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Industry Influencer: David Jacobson – acknowledging Australian Aviation Magazine No 382 Aug-Oct 2021
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Industry Influencer: David Jacobson – acknowledging Australian Aviation Magazine No 382 Aug-Oct 2021

  Happy Landings   Would you care to experience that unsurpassed sense of accomplishment, derived from executing consistently beautiful landings,...
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Coming soon to the JF App: New Appendix G: Practical Tips for all JF fans and flight instructors
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Coming soon to the JF App: New Appendix G: Practical Tips for all JF fans and flight instructors

For some time, I've been considering how to simplify the gap between the comprehensive wealth of information already contained within...
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The Jacobson Flare rounds-up the loose ends
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The Jacobson Flare rounds-up the loose ends

Whenever the subject of landings is discussed, the expression 'can of worms' often comes into the discussion. It's a term...
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Planning the final-approach commences at the end of it… NOT the start
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Planning the final-approach commences at the end of it… NOT the start

From the time that a student pilot 'escapes' the familiar bounds of the circuit area of his or her 'home'...
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Two pilots dressed for a fancy-dress party, in a cow-suit .. or .. What controls what, on final?
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Two pilots dressed for a fancy-dress party, in a cow-suit .. or .. What controls what, on final?

Do you know why some pilots still try to fly a final approach using the SECONDARY effects of the PRIMARY...
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Simple triangulation means that the Jacobson Flare self-corrects for just about everything: Does yours?
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Simple triangulation means that the Jacobson Flare self-corrects for just about everything: Does yours?

The innovative and long-proven Jacobson Flare owes its 1965 inspiration to the famous 1943 RAF 617 Sqn 'Dambusters'. Critical to the...
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“I’ve just lost my treasured aviation job: What do I do, now?”
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“I’ve just lost my treasured aviation job: What do I do, now?”

Happy New Year 2021 to all of our friends and supporters around the world. Thanks to the current and unrelenting...
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Generation Next: Part 2  The Jacobson Flare was to be standardised at Soar Aviation, but … *
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Generation Next: Part 2 The Jacobson Flare was to be standardised at Soar Aviation, but … *

Following on from our last post, Generation Next, which highlighted a group of young aviators, comes another exciting story with amazing...
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Generation Next and the Jacobson Flare: Australian Flying Magazine – Nov/Dec 2020
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Generation Next and the Jacobson Flare: Australian Flying Magazine – Nov/Dec 2020

From the earliest stages, back in 1985-87, David Jacobson has shared all aspects of the development of the Jacobson Flare,...
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Inviting Expressions of Interest: FREE Jacobson Flare Zoom Meetings with Captain David Jacobson
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Inviting Expressions of Interest: FREE Jacobson Flare Zoom Meetings with Captain David Jacobson

The Covid 19 world pandemic has prompted the widespread application of meeting apps, such as Zoom and this has prompted...
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Where? + How? + When? + How much?  +  How fast? = the 5 Simple Keys to the Jacobson Flare
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Where? + How? + When? + How much? + How fast? = the 5 Simple Keys to the Jacobson Flare

Our www.jacobsonflare.com home page describes The Jacobson Flare: Precisely. In just 3 simple sentences: 1. The Jacobson Flare uses a...
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To learn something new, we may have to un-learn something old …
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To learn something new, we may have to un-learn something old …

"To learn something new, we may have to un-learn something old ..." I was reminded of this intriguing thought, in...
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I learnt more about flying from that … from an Australian B737 Captain
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I learnt more about flying from that … from an Australian B737 Captain

"I learnt more about flying from that experience ... We were arriving in Brisbane from the South for runway 19L...
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‘Mud or Mustard’ : by former Sqn Ldr Ralph Petritsch, F-18A Fighter Combat Instructor RAAF
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‘Mud or Mustard’ : by former Sqn Ldr Ralph Petritsch, F-18A Fighter Combat Instructor RAAF

You may well ask what the term ‘Mud or Mustard’ has to do with flying? It does, in fact, have...
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FAQ #6 Update: Landing by night – just as by day – the Jacobson Flare
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FAQ #6 Update: Landing by night – just as by day – the Jacobson Flare

A recent question became a timely reminder that an expanded explanation on how to adapt the Jacobson Flare principles to...
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‘Just sayings…’  Building pilots’ resilience in aviation
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‘Just sayings…’ Building pilots’ resilience in aviation

Over the years, one picks up many pearls of wisdom that shape our rapport with aviation : They could be...
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Conscientious airplane walk-arounds are never a waste of time
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Conscientious airplane walk-arounds are never a waste of time

The pre-flight walk-around inspection of an aircraft, by the pilot or a trusted crew member is a time-honoured, vital facet...
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