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Blogs and views from the creator & developer of The Jacobson Flare, Captain David Jacobson – and Others

External blogs and reviews on the Jacobson Flare are always of great interest, too!

 

Here’s one on YouTube based on a location where David Jacobson was once a flight instructor: YTYA Tyabb, VIC, Australia, from 1967-1969

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

  Wishing you many safe landings   Captain David M Jacobson FRAeS MAP   Would you care to experience that...
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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!

Planning the final-approach commences at the end of it... From the time that a student pilot 'escapes' the familiar bounds...
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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?

Two pilots dressed for a fancy-dress party, in a cow-suit .. or .. What controls what, on final? Do you...
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The Jacobson Flare self-corrects for just about everything
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The Jacobson Flare self-corrects for just about everything

Simple triangulation means that the Jacobson Flare self-corrects for just about everything The innovative and long-proven Jacobson Flare owes its 1965...
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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?”

"I've just lost my treasured aviation job: What do I do, now?" Happy New Year 2021 to all of our...
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The Jacobson Flare was to be standardised at Soar Aviation, but …
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The Jacobson Flare was to be standardised at Soar Aviation, but …

The Jacobson Flare was to be standardised at Soar Aviation, but ... Following on from our last post, Generation Next, which...
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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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Where? + How? + When? + How much?  +  How fast? = the 5 Simple Keys to the JF
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Where? + How? + When? + How much? + How fast? = the 5 Simple Keys to the JF

Our www.jacobsonflare.com home page describes The Jacobson Flare: Precisely. In just 3 simple sentences: 1. The Jacobson Flare's logical, visual...
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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 learned much more about flying from that experience …”
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“I learned much more about flying from that experience …”

"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 RAAF F-18 Top Gun Ralph Petritsch
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‘Mud or Mustard’ by former RAAF F-18 Top Gun Ralph Petritsch

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

FAQ #6 Update: Landing by night - just as by day - the Jacobson Flare A recent question became a...
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A few ‘pearls …’  Building pilots’ resilience in aviation
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A few ‘pearls …’ Building pilots’ resilience in aviation

A few 'pearls ...' Building pilots' resilience in aviation Over the years, one picks up many pearls of wisdom that...
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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

Conscientious airplane walk-arounds are never a waste of time The pre-flight walk-around inspection of an aircraft, by the pilot or...
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Non-normal checklists don’t always cover the situation
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Non-normal checklists don’t always cover the situation

Non-normal checklists don't always cover the situation Throughout an aviation career spanning 55 years and 24,500 hours, a pilot is...
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Trust your instincts – your natural Master Warning system
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Trust your instincts – your natural Master Warning system

Trust your instincts – your natural Master Warning system Nearly 30 years ago while suffering from sinusitis, I had been...
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Uh-oh! – This runway is nothing like I imagined, at all…
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Uh-oh! – This runway is nothing like I imagined, at all…

Uh-oh! – This runway is nothing like I imagined, at all... You've just learned to fly and proudly earned your...
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When we don’t know something exists, we rarely search for it
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When we don’t know something exists, we rarely search for it

When we don't know something exists, we rarely search for it On December 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright made...
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We all make mistakes. Your recovery from them is what counts
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We all make mistakes. Your recovery from them is what counts

This is the third article in a planned occasional series, sharing the most memorable and treasured experiences, not only from...
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External blogs and reviews on the Jacobson Flare are always of great interest, too!

Here’s one on YouTube based on a location where David Jacobson was once a flight instructor: YTYA Tyabb, VIC, Australia, from 1967-1969