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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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
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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
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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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Summary
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
Catherine Cavagnaro’s Ace Aerobatic School
AOPA Pilot Magazine Articles by Catherine Cavagnaro
Catherine Cavagnaro on Instagram

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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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