247 Sean D. Tucker on the Bob Hoover Academy High School + GA News

247 Sean D. Tucker on the Bob Hoover Academy High School + GA News

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247 Max talks with air show performer Sean D. Tucker about one of his passions, which is an alternative high school he’s created in Salinas, CA called the Bob Hoover Academy that helps students learn life skills through the metaphor of flight. Max also talks about the correct way to perform Unusual Attitudes on a checkride.

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246 New Lightspeed Delta Zulu Headset & Prepping for your FAA Flight Physical + GA News

246 New Lightspeed Delta Zulu Headset & Prepping for your FAA Flight Physical + GA News

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246 Max tests out the new Lightspeed Delta Zulu Headset with a CO monitor and frequency equalizer built into the headset. The carbon monoxide monitor is always on and alerts you if the CO exceeds thresholds you can set. It also has an equalizer that compensates for any hearing loss you may have, so you get a cleaner sound. A 5-minute setup lets you customize it for your ears.

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Lightspeed Delta Zulu Headset $1099
Lightspeed Zulu 3 Headset $850
Lightspeed Sierra Headset $650
#88 Four things you should know about Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
#90 Mooney Pilot Passes out from CO Poisoning and Survives Crash
Gyroplane photo on Patreon site
FAA: UV Lights Prevent Bird Strikes
Safety Brochure on Ditching an Aircraft in Water
Garmin: Anomalous or Absent Approaches Database
The Memphis IMC Club
GFS Charts Max Uses for Advance Weather Planning

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Max – Facebook Live over Monterey Bay 1
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YouTube: RV pilot had difficulties during IFR flight

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245 What You Need to Know about TIS, TAS, and ADS-B Traffic Systems + GA News

245 What You Need to Know about TIS, TAS, and ADS-B Traffic Systems + GA News

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245 Max talks about Traffic Systems. Plus, GAMI’s G100UL gains FAA approval for all piston engines! Traffic Information Service or TIS, Traffic Advisory Systems or TAS, and ADS-B systems call all be found in glass cockpit aircraft. Pilots need to learn the limitations of each system and their different traffic symbols to know the type of traffic system installed in each aircraft they fly.

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#222 Interview of George Braly on G100UL
Reddit: Checkride Etiquette for CFIs?
The Psychology of Flying

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244 Prepping to Pass your FAA Flight Physical – Dr. Dylan Caldwell + GA News

244 Prepping to Pass your FAA Flight Physical – Dr. Dylan Caldwell + GA News

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244 Max talks with AME Dr. Dylan Caldwell about Dos and Don’t pilots should follow when preparing for an FAA flight physical. Pilot’s should avoid drinking coffee, Red Bull or energy drinks before their physical, as these increase blood pressure. Pilots also shouldn’t exercise right before the exam. Get plenty of sleep the night before, and drink water ahead of time.

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Max’s Watsonville midair Patreon Video
Dr. Dylan Caldwell’s AME website
Email a Flight Physical question to Dr. Dylan Caldwell

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243 Watsonville mid-air crash, slips with Catherine Cavagnaro + GA News

243 Watsonville mid-air crash, slips with Catherine Cavagnaro + GA News
Discussion on the mid-air starts at the 22 minute point.

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243 Max discusses the mid-air collision at Watsonville, CA airport. A Cessna 340 flew a long straight-in approach and was still at 180 knots when it hit a Cessna 152 that had just turned from base to final. That’s 60 knots faster than this aircraft has been on prior landings at Watsonville. All pilots and passengers were killed. Also, Max talks with Catherine Cavagnaro about slips.

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Watsonville mid-air crash story
ADSBexhange.com Ground Track for Watsonville mid-air
LiveATC.net
Catherine Cavagnaro YouTube Channel
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AOPA Pilot Magazine Articles by Catherine Cavagnaro
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242 CFII Mock Checkride – Interview with DPE Jason Blair

242 CFII Mock Checkride – Interview with DPE Jason Blair

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242 Pilot examiner Jason Blair talks about the CFII checkride. He discusses the pros and cons of getting the CFII certificate first. It’s also possible to get a multiengine instructor certificate first. However, the vast majority of people get the CFI first. He then talks about common items sometimes overlook in preparing for the checkride. He then talks about the checkride and ways to study for it.

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Jason Blair’s Website
Schedule a Checkride with Jason
Jason Blair’s YouTube Channel

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241 Pilot versus ATC Controller Responsibilities + GA News

241 Pilot versus ATC Controller Responsibilities + GA News

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241 Max reads and comments on an email from a low time pilot who felt ATC was partially to blame for an RV-10 accident discussed in episode #239. Max explains that pilots are responsible for telling ATC when they don’t understand an instruction, which this pilot didn’t do. The pilot felt that since a chart didn’t match a controller’s clearance that ATC was to blame.

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Tom Turner’s Flying Lessons weekly newsletter
Estimating degrees with your hand
Book: Engine Out Survival Tactics

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Trucker’s Video of DUI Student Pilot on Interstate

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240 Common Illusions That Kill Pilots with Dr. Victor Vogel + GA News

240 Common Illusions That Kill Pilots with Dr. Victor Vogel + GA News

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240 Max talks with Dr. Victor Vogel about Illusions that kill pilots: “The Leans,” graveyard spiral, and Coriolis illusion. They create powerful sensations that pilots must ignore and instead rely on their instruments. He also talks about a mid-air collision at North Las Vegas Airport. A Piper JetProp flying left traffic to 30L overshot the runway and hit a plane landing on 30R.

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There’s No Business Like Air Show Business!
Susquehanna STEM to the Skies
National Association of Flight Instructors – NAFI

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Trucker’s Video of DUI Student Pilot on Interstate

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239 Two Fatal IMC Accidents: a Low Time and a High Time Pilot + GA News

239 Two Fatal IMC Accidents: a Low Time and a High Time Pilot + GA News

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239 Max talks about two recent crashes. In one, a low time Private pilot flying a Vans RV-10 had what should have been an easily avoidable encounter with IMC near San Francisco. He was confused by a simple ATC instruction and didn’t have a plan B. Also, an IFR Mooney pilot took off from a coastal airport in SoCal into low IMC, experienced spatial disorientation, and crashed a mile from the airport.

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Downfall – Boeing 737 Max Documentary on Netflix
Video: Pilot Landing Plane on Highway
Lessons Learned From ZeroAvia Electric Airplane Accident
Tackling Rotorcraft’s “Dirty Dozen”
Somatogravic Illusion: Aviation News Talk #157

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238 When can you Start Logging Flight Time and Other Logging Regulations & Opinions – DPE Jim Pitman + GA News

238 When can you Start Logging Flight Time and Other Logging Regulations & Opinions – DPE Jim Pitman + GA News

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238 Max talks with DPE Jim Pitman about regulations and best practices for logging flight time in a pilot logbook. There are few regs around logging, though there are some FAA letters of interpretation. Jim talks about why accurate logging is important for Private and professional pilots. He also talks about night and cross-country logging and making correction. He also talks about PIC vs PIC time.

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AOPA Article regarding “It Won’t Happen to Me”
Jim Pitman’s Logging document
Jim Pitman’s DPE website
Charity Flight Regulations

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