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“We’ve always done it this way!” Part 1
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“We’ve always done it this way!” Part 1

We don't start aero engines as we did, back in 1918 – by hand. In fact EVERYTHING in aviation has...
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Retired Qantas captain calls for rethink on landing technique
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Retired Qantas captain calls for rethink on landing technique

On 7 October  2015, on the same occasion as three very worthy winners from Victoria were presented with  the prestigious...
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Captain David Jacobson elected FRAeS
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Captain David Jacobson elected FRAeS

On 23 June 2015, David was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society - a highly prestigious recognition...
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The Melbourne Branch of RAeS re-examines this advance in aeronautics
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The Melbourne Branch of RAeS re-examines this advance in aeronautics

Would you care to experience that unsurpassed sense of accomplishment, derived from executing consistently beautiful landings, more often? Read what...
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“You really made me feel like a colleague in aviation” – Dave Kramer
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“You really made me feel like a colleague in aviation” – Dave Kramer

Hi Capt Dave, I purchased and reviewed your (Jacobson Flare) app in August 2015. It is outstanding and has become...
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New Podcast on the Finer Points of Flying: ‘What if the World was Round?’ – The Jacobson Flare
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New Podcast on the Finer Points of Flying: ‘What if the World was Round?’ – The Jacobson Flare

On 1 Aug 2015, at 06:37, Jason Miller <jason@thefinerpoints.net> wrote: Hi David, Thanks again for the great podcast, the episode...
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“… I now look forward to many, many kisses in the future!!” – Mike McFarlane
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“… I now look forward to many, many kisses in the future!!” – Mike McFarlane

"A week or so ago (14 June 2015) at a Cirrus Melbourne seminar,  I had the pleasure of hearing David...
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“Real answers, no mumbo-jumbo & the app itself is world-class” – Reviewer Andrew
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“Real answers, no mumbo-jumbo & the app itself is world-class” – Reviewer Andrew

Finally! Real Answers and No Mumbo-Jumbo about Flaring an Airplane - 5 Stars (Again)! by Reviewer Andrew - Version -...
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WINGMATE and The Jacobson Flare announce joint collaboration
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WINGMATE and The Jacobson Flare announce joint collaboration

WINGMATE is best described as a 'black box' - flight data recorder for light aircraft – brainchild of Peter Wezenbeek...
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” … filled with confidence, thank you for this” – Martijn Koenders
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” … filled with confidence, thank you for this” – Martijn Koenders

Dear Mr. Jacobson, I hope you are well. Just a quick note to let you know that I spend last...
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Jacobson Flare Presentation at Avia-Cirrus Melbourne, Moorabbin Airport YMMB
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Jacobson Flare Presentation at Avia-Cirrus Melbourne, Moorabbin Airport YMMB

Come and visit Avia Aircraft's Cirrus Melbourne Open day at Moorabbin Airport, this coming Sunday, 14 June 2015. Meet David...
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“…the instruction I received on how to land has been very ad hoc…” – Dmitry Dakhnovsky
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“…the instruction I received on how to land has been very ad hoc…” – Dmitry Dakhnovsky

"I am a happy customer of your iPad app and first off would like to extend my thanks for the...
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Are others having ‘fun’ with your landings: at your expense?
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Are others having ‘fun’ with your landings: at your expense?

Are others having more ‘fun’ with your landings than you are? At your expense, figuratively and literally! Are you frustrated,...
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The Jacobson Flare  – Supporting Sponsor for The Australian Flying Magazine-RAeS Wings Awards
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The Jacobson Flare – Supporting Sponsor for The Australian Flying Magazine-RAeS Wings Awards

We are proud to announce that the Jacobson Flare is a Supporting Sponsor of the 2015 Wings Awards, presented by...
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Jamie Durrant’s brilliant new media copy: Look for it from the May-June edition of Australian Flying Magazine
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Jamie Durrant’s brilliant new media copy: Look for it from the May-June edition of Australian Flying Magazine

Would you care to experience that unsurpassed sense of accomplishment, derived from executing consistently beautiful landings, more often? Read what...
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‘New pilots, pilots transitioning and those of us with experience ‘on type’ will all benefit from this.’ Tom Turner – American Bonanza Society
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‘New pilots, pilots transitioning and those of us with experience ‘on type’ will all benefit from this.’ Tom Turner – American Bonanza Society

"If you have trouble visualizing your aim point or the timing and execution of your flare, and your instructor (or...
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‘The points you have made are valid and the industry is well overdue for such a breath of fresh air!’ Bob Tait
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‘The points you have made are valid and the industry is well overdue for such a breath of fresh air!’ Bob Tait

From: Bob Tait [mailto:bobtait@bobtait.com.au] Sent: Monday, 16 March 2015 4:05 PM To: jacobsonflare@bigpond.com Subject: The Jacobson Flare App David, I...
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Avalon 2015 Industry Innovation Awards – Jacobson Flare makes short list! AvPlan EFB Wins
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Avalon 2015 Industry Innovation Awards – Jacobson Flare makes short list! AvPlan EFB Wins

Congratulations Bevan Anderson and the team at AvPlan on this great achievement. It is so well deserved and we wish...
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Avalon 2015 – An Invitation to our Supporters: Come and Talk to the Man with Flare
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Avalon 2015 – An Invitation to our Supporters: Come and Talk to the Man with Flare

If you are coming to the Avalon 2015 Airshow, I am attending as an industry delegate from Tuesday 24 February...
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“…there are a lot of pilots out there who might find landing a lot easier than current (conventional) teaching permits it to be.” – Australian Flying Magazine
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“…there are a lot of pilots out there who might find landing a lot easier than current (conventional) teaching permits it to be.” – Australian Flying Magazine

The long-established and popular aviation journal, Australian Flying, has published their third article on the Jacobson Flare (the first was...
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