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Feel the Strings Articles by Rob McMillan.

Below is a list of titles and topics from each article. The ASM issue number and its respective year is highlighted.

Issue 3, 2000. Pull the Strings Part #1.

  • Learning
  • Respect
  • Flight Versus Ride.
Issue 4, 2000. Pull the Strings Part #2.
  • Smart Dudes Do CreW.
  • Passive Versus Aggressive Pilots
  • Flying Predictably in Traffic.
  • Knowing When and How to Crash.
  • Boogie Fever.
Issue 5, 2001. Pull the Strings Part#3.
  • Skill Development.
  • Confidence
  • Synchronicity
  • Desire
  • Canopy Collision Avoidance
  • Accuracy
  • Nous and Feeling
  • Taking Advantage of Terrain and Weather.
Issue 6, 2001. As The Pendulum Swings.
  • Carving
  • The Importance of Posture in your Harness.
Issue 7, 2001. Puzzles and Patterns.
  • Canopy Collision Versus A Canopy Wrap
  • What Happens when My Canopy Goes Out of Trim?
  • Prior Preparation Prevents Piss Poor Performance.
Issue 8, 2001. Turbulence - The Invisible Ghost.
  • Target Fixation
  • Temptation
  • Trust,
  • Thinking and Time.
Issue 9, 2002. Big Bag of Air.
  • To Air (Err) is Human.
  • Landing Downwind.
Issue 10, 2002. Parachuting and Skydiving.
  • Gear Fear
  • How to Fly through an Opening.
  • Birds of a feather flock Together.
Issue 11, 2002. A Piece of Pie.
  • Humble Pie.
  • Simple Procedures
  • If (The What Ifs)
Issue 12, 2002. Sailing.
  • Landing Out.
  • That Sinking Feeling
  • Sailing Crosswind.
  • Ground Handling.
Issue 13, 2002. The B-Rel Canopy Jump.

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