Thursday, 9 April 2015

A Flight Instructor's Journal: Mnemonics and Acroynms

A Flight Instructor's Journal: Mnemonics and Acroynms

Mnemonics and Acroynms
Mnemonics and acronyms – those little cryptic collections of letters and words that help us remember things. As pilots we certainly collect more than our share of them, and we all have our favorites that we tend to use, and teach. Some of my favorites include the following. They are not listed in any order or preference – just as I happen to think of them.

GUMP, BGUMP, BCGUMP, or BCCGUMP -- all variations of the same thing. Generally used as a pre-landing checklist, the letters stand for the following:...
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