254 Vertical Navigation for VFR and IFR Pilots + GA News

254 Vertical Navigation for VFR and IFR Pilots + GA News

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254 Max talks about vertical navigation and the many different ways that VFR and IFR pilots can use it to enhance their flying, and uses the Garmin 430, G1000, and Perspective as examples. Vertical navigation becomes more important as you step into aircraft with bigger engines that fly higher and faster. VFR pilots can use it to manage pattern entries and IFR pilots use it on arrivals and approaches.

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General Aviation Midair Collision Risk, February 2022
Service Alert for Garmin GFC500. NO.: 22109 Rev A
AOPA Australia CEO forfeited Salary under COVID

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253 ICAO Equipment Codes for FAA Flight Plans with Seth Lake

253 ICAO Equipment Codes for FAA Flight Plans with Seth Lake

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253 Max talks with Seth Lake about ICAO Equipment Codes needed to file a FAA Flight Plan. In 2019, the FAA adopted the International Flight Plan standard, which requires you to enter many equipment codes for your aircraft. Seth uses the SF50 Vision Jet as an example, and also talks about codes for the Garmin 430, GTN650, 750 and G1000. He recommends you keep the codes handy for pop-up IFR clearances.

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FAA ICAO Guide
ForeFlight ICAO Equipment Guide
Seth Lake’s VSL Aviation web site
Seth Lake’s podcast

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252 Situation Awareness Tips with Marc Epner + GA News

252 Situation Awareness Tips with Marc Epner + GA News

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252 Max talks with Marc Epner of Simple Flight Radio about Situation Awareness, and things you should be thinking about when you fly. Marc talks about a progression of learning as pilots expand their knowledge of SA. Max and Marc share stories in which pilots were not aware of their surroundings and talk about things to look for on the ground and in the traffic pattern.

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AC 90-48E, Pilots’ Role in Collision Avoidance
Interview with Aviation Industry Careers Coach Carl Valeri
How much did you pay for your check ride?
Reddit: It happened: my medical was suspended
§ 67.403 Applications, certificates, logbooks, reports, and records: Falsification, reproduction, or alteration; incorrect statements.
FAA’s Prompt Settlement Policy for Legal Enforcement
Why 10,000 pounds of rubber are stripped from runways
How Rubber Is Removed From Runways
LiveATC.net
Children Of The Magenta Line
Simple Flight Radio
Marc Epner’s YouTube channel

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251 Managing Engine Failures and Your Energy with Cirrus’ Jeff Galloway + GA News

251 Managing Engine Failures and Your Energy with Cirrus’ Jeff Galloway + GA News

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251 Max talks with Cirrus Aircraft’s SF50 Instructor Pilot Jeff Galloway about using energy management techniques after an engine failure. Jeff is a former Air Force F-15 instructor pilot, and he talks about staying in the energy cone around an airport, and managing your energy to touchdown. He shares stories of two pilots who failed to reach the runway, because they didn’t follow the process.

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SIU researchers pioneer use of psychology to optimize student pilots’ success

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250 Learning Airspace and Measuring Distances to Clouds + GA News

250 Learning Airspace and Measuring Distances to Clouds + GA News

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250 Max talks about different types of airspace and how to remember each of their visibility and cloud clearance requirements. He spends a lot of time on Class E and Class G airspace, which are the most confusing to pilots. He also talks about his technique for measuring your distance from clouds.

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SoCal TEC Routes website
CPPP – COPA Pilot Proficiency Program
Orange Aero Club

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249 IFR Safety – What your CFII Didn’t Teach You for the Instrument Rating

249 IFR Safety – What your CFII Didn’t Teach You for the Instrument Rating

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249 Max talks about flying IFR safely and professionally about things your CFII may not have taught you. Most of the things he observed pilots do incorrectly occurred in just the last few weeks. Many of these were in a Vision Jet with pilots transitioning into the plane. And two of the items were mistakes he made.

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61.31 – Type rating requirements
Where to find TEC Routes in ForeFlight

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248 Eviation Alice Electric Aircraft’s First Flight, Pilots N Paws + GA News

248 Eviation Alice Electric Aircraft’s First Flight, Pilots N Paws + GA News

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248 Eviation’s electric aircraft Alice has its first test flight. Also, Max talks with Kate Quinn of Pilots N Paws talks about their mission and need for pilots. Millions of pets and animals are euthanized in the U.S. each year. However, many of them can be saved by moving then to urban areas where they have a better chance of being adopted. Flights are tax deductible to pilots who fly the missions.

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Cirrus Icing Awareness Course
Pilots N Paws website
Pilots N Paws Facebook page

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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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The Possible Causes Of A Double Engine Failure
GFS Charts Max Uses for Advance Weather Planning

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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
Max- Facebook Live over Monterey Bay 2
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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