Do you get nervous before a check ride? It’s only natural. Have you ever made a mistake early during a check ride and then had to worry about it as you tried to concentrate during the rest of the flight? That is a natural reaction, too. But dealing with nerves before and during a check ride is a skill you can master. I am writing this from a hotel room in West Lafayette, Indiana, on the day of my 40th-year graduation reunion from Air Force ROTC here at Purdue University. My class ...

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