153 Normalization of Deviance and Red Bull Air Races – Interview with Mike Goulian

153 Normalization of Deviance and Red Bull Air Races – Interview with Mike Goulian

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153 Aerobatic national champion and air show pilot Mike Goulian talks about how if a pilot or an organization gets away with deviant behavior, it becomes normalized. Mike shares observations on air show accidents, the changes brought about by the ICAS Safety Creed, and his own personal experience of being called out by an air show pilot for a subtle change Mike made in his air show performances.

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Mike Goulian’s Book: Advanced Aerobatics
Mike Goulian’s Flight School
Mike Goulian’s Air Show Website
Mike Goulian’s YouTube channel

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152 Understanding Aircraft Renters Insurance and the Starr Gate App + GA News

152 Understanding Aircraft Renters Insurance and the Starr Gate App + GA News

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152 Max talks with airline pilot and entrepreneur Rod Rakic about renters insurance and Starr Gate, an innovative new iPad app that lets you buy renters insurance by the month. Pilots can also earn discounts on their insurance by uploading data from recent flights and having the Starr Gate app automatic score pilot proficiency and safety using CloudAhoy’s CFI Assistant.

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Aviation Instructor’s Handbook – Free PDF
FAA Safety Briefing – Radio Communications
Cirrus SR20 Landing Accident
Pakistan Airbus A320 crash
First fully electric airplane certified
Starr Gate Aircraft Renters Insurance

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151 Understanding Airworthiness – Interview with DPE Seth Lake

151 Understanding Airworthiness – Interview with DPE Seth Lake

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151 Pilot examiner Seth Lake talks about the many aspects of airworthiness
that pilots and aircraft owners need to be knowledgeable to pass the Private, Commercial, and ATP checkrides. Topics include type certificate data sheets, preventative maintenance pilots can perform, STCs, Airworthiness Directives, Kinds of Operation Equipment Lists, Minimum Equipment Lists and more.

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Seth Lake’s VSL Aviation web site

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150 Getting Back into Flying Safely, Fatal Cirrus SR20 Stall/Spin Accident + GA News

150 Getting Back into Flying Safely, Fatal Cirrus SR20 Stall/Spin Accident + GA News

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150 Max talks about a rash of plane crashes in a 2-day period in which pilots lacked proficient. Many of these were landing gear collapses or gear up landings. One was a student pilot who died in a base to final stall/ spin, while on a long cross country flight. DPE Jason Blair talks about how to regain proficiency, making sure your instructor is proficiency, and airplane cleaning protocols for COVID.

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Electric Caravan first flight – Live May 28 Facebook
Electric Caravan first flight – Live May 28 Twitter
COVID-19 Guidance for Flight schools
AOPA Pilot Proficiency Plan
Preliminary Report Student Pilot Aerostar crash
Reckless Flying Caused Fatal T-45C Crash
Student Pilot stall/spin accident in SR20
CFI to CFI newsletter
Doug Stewart’s new IFR Video series

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Drone flies close to Blue Angels

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149 How to Really Fly Commercial Certificate Maneuvers – Interview with DPE Jason Blair

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149 Pilot examiner Jason Blair talks about what you need to know for the Commercial checkride. He focuses on how to Commercial maneuvers including chandelles, steep spirals, lazy eights, eights on pylons, and 180° accuracy landings. The oral portion is similar to the Private, but with an emphasis on Commercial certificate privileges, and no it doesn’t allow you to immediately start flying charter.

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

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148 Understanding Aircraft Weight & Balance, Which Cessna 182 to Buy + GA News

148 Understanding Aircraft Weight & Balance, Which Cessna 182 to Buy + GA News

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148 Max talks about what you need to know about aircraft weight and balance theory. Plus a listeners asks whether to buy a 2003 Cessna 182 with a GTN 750, or a 2004 model with the Garmin G1000. We discuss several accidents involving weight and balance issues, and how to calculate a weight and balance. Finally, we talk about how %MAC is used in turboprops and jets to calculate a center of gravity.

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FAA SFAR:Relief for Medicals, Knowledge Tests, CFI Renewals
Control Tower Hour Adjustments
Airport Grants Announced on April 30, 2020
Sectional Chart Masks
Careers in Aerospace Webinars
Thief Tries to Sell Airplanes He Doesn’t Own

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Jonathan Weiswasser’s EWR>LGA>JFK video
Engine out landing on freeway

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147 Essential Tips on Aircraft Ownership – Interview with Mike Busch of Savvy Aviation


147 Essential Tips on Aircraft Ownership – Interview with Mike Busch of Savvy Aviation

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147 Max talks with Mike Busch, author of four books on general aviation piston aircraft maintenance, about essential aircraft ownership tips. Mike talks about how to protect aircraft engines from corrosion if the plane isn’t flown and about post-maintenance test flights and how they should be flown. He also relates horror stories of pilots who tried to save money by buying a cheap airplane.

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Mike Busch’s 70+ EAA Webinars on YouTube
Savvy Aviation – Mike Busch’s main web site

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Manifesto: A Revolutionary Approach to General Aviation Maintenance
Mike Busch on Engines
Mike Busch on Airplane Ownership (Volume 1)
Mike Busch on Airplane Ownership (Volume 2)

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146 Understanding WAAS GPS Approach Minimums + GA News


146 Understanding WAAS GPS Approach Minimums + GA News

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146 Max talks about the seven different kinds of minimums used on WAAS-based GPS Approaches. These include LPV, LNAV/VNAV, LNAV, LP, LNAV+V, LP+V, and circling minimums. To measure GPS errors, the FAA has installed GPS receivers at 38 locations in North America. Error information from these sites is uplinked to two new geosynchronous satellites that retransmit it to WAAS-capable receivers.

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FAA Coronavirus website
Donate one Hobbs hour of money to coronavirus charities
Scott Dennstaedt’s Pilot Tip on Wind Shear

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Video: Flight Attendant Working at Home
Xavion app displays wake turbulence at 10:42 in video

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145 Best Ways to Use a Home or Flight School Simulator – Interview Julian Alarcon


145 Best Ways to Use a Home or Flight School Simulator – Interview Julian Alarcon

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145 Max talks with Julian Alarcon about best uses of a flight simulator both at home and at a flight school. We also talk about things for pilots to do while sheltering at home, including studying for a new certificate, such as the Commercial or CFI. Julian also talks about Simtech Aviation, located in New York City, and its G1000 simulator from Precision Flight Controls.

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Simtech Aviation website
Precision Flight Controls
Max Trescott’s blog article on PFC simulators

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144 3 Things To Do Immediately When Reporting an Accident per NTSB 830 + GA News


144 3 Things To Do Immediately When Reporting an Accident per NTSB 830 + GA News

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144 Max talks about NTSB 830 and 3 things to do if you have an accident or incident. The three things you have to do are: 1) Notify the NTSB immediately of an accident or a serious incident. 2) The operator of the aircraft is responsible for preserving all wreckage to the extent possible. 3) The operator is required to file a report about any accident, though that can be up to ten days later.

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Fun Flying Destination: Spam Museum
Staying at Home is Starting to work
FAASafety.gov Online Courses
ASA’s Private Oral Study Guide
ASA’s Instrument Oral Study Guide
Aviation Accidents iOS App

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Video: Flight Attendant Working at Home

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