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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

The best advice I was ever offered – from the best pilot I ever flew with
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The best advice I was ever offered – from the best pilot I ever flew with

The best advice I was ever offered – from the best pilot I ever flew with. If you have ever...
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You’ll recover the cost of this app in just ONE LESS-NEEDED CIRCUIT
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You’ll recover the cost of this app in just ONE LESS-NEEDED CIRCUIT

You'll recover the cost of this app in just ONE LESS-NEEDED circuit If you are considering downloading the unassailable Jacobson...
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Launch of Free Companion ‘Jacobson Flare News’ App
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Launch of Free Companion ‘Jacobson Flare News’ App

Launched: Our new FREE companion app the JACOBSON FLARE NEWS Welcome aboard the Jacobson Flare News app: 'Reflections on Landing'...
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Let’s settle some misconceptions – It’s not a parlour trick
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Let’s settle some misconceptions – It’s not a parlour trick

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NEW – The Jacobson Flare app for Android AVAILABLE NOW! ***
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NEW – The Jacobson Flare app for Android AVAILABLE NOW! ***

*** Important Note We have retained this post, for historic reasons. The Jacobson Flare App for Android was indeed released...
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** Just Released **  JF App V2.0 for iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch
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** Just Released ** JF App V2.0 for iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch

Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch Users: Since September 2019, we have been working to obviate the sometimes inconvenient and...
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‘We’ve always done it this way! … What’s wrong with that?’
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‘We’ve always done it this way! … What’s wrong with that?’

The 'Law of Primacy' in education is very powerful:  What we are first taught on any given subject often creates...
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Don’t just take our word for it – What-other-pilots-say …
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Don’t just take our word for it – What-other-pilots-say …

This review, from Marc Santacroce, a CFI from the USA, was also posted on 3 February 2015, on our testimonials...
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Why inflict yesterday’s landing myths on tomorrow’s pilots?
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Why inflict yesterday’s landing myths on tomorrow’s pilots?

Why inflict yesterday’s landing myths on tomorrow’s pilots? Of all manoeuvres flown in fixed-wing aircraft, the landing flare remains an...
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If you really want to impress another pilot with your landings, explain to them HOW you do it
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If you really want to impress another pilot with your landings, explain to them HOW you do it

If you really want to impress another pilot with your landings, explain to them HOW you do it It's a...
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How to land a plane … with the world’s best practice.
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How to land a plane … with the world’s best practice.

How to land a plane ... with the world's best practice A senior flight instructor once suggested that there are...
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Your students go solo in far less time … isn’t that bad for business?
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Your students go solo in far less time … isn’t that bad for business?

Your students go solo in far less time ... isn’t that bad for business? Throughout my 50-year career as an...
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“My worst landing ever was the one I never actually made”
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“My worst landing ever was the one I never actually made”

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You’ll recover the cost by flying just ONE LESS circuit
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You’ll recover the cost by flying just ONE LESS circuit

You'll recover the cost by flying just ONE LESS circuit How many circuits has it cost you, so far, to...
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To all pilots who care about their landings – Take a look?
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To all pilots who care about their landings – Take a look?

Wishing you many safe landings   Captain David M Jacobson FRAeS MAP   Would you care to experience that unsurpassed...
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After 100 years, the explanation of HOW to land a plane simply could not be made any harder … so we made it easier
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After 100 years, the explanation of HOW to land a plane simply could not be made any harder … so we made it easier

After 100 years, the explanation of HOW to land a plane simply could not be made any harder ... so...
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What’s it like to land a plane perfectly, EVERY time? Find out for just US$49.99
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What’s it like to land a plane perfectly, EVERY time? Find out for just US$49.99

What's it like to land a plane perfectly, EVERY time? Find out for just US$49.99 Think about it. How would...
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It’s always great to hear from former proteges
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It’s always great to hear from former proteges

It's always great to hear from former proteges This message was received recently on LinkedIn, from Captain Geoff Appleton, a...
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Re-think landing technique conventions
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Re-think landing technique conventions

“But we’ve always done it this way”: Here’s why this excuse is wearing thin when it comes to landing technique:...
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“We’ve always done it this way!” Why? (Continued)
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“We’ve always done it this way!” Why? (Continued)

"We've always done it this way!" Why? (Continued) In part 1 of ‘We’ve always done it this way, (7 June...
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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