8 Lessons Pilots can Learn from the Boeing 737 MAX Crashes and the MCAS + GA News


105 8 Lessons Pilots can Learn from the Boeing 737 MAX Crashes and the MCAS + GA News

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Summary
105 Max talks about the recent Boeing 737 MAX crashes, and the lessons that all pilots can learn from these accidents. Here’s a summary of his 8 Lessons Pilots can Learn from the Boeing 737 MAX Crashes:
#1 Know your aircraft systems intimately
#2 The documentation isn’t always complete. Join a type club.
#3 If you touch something and things get worse, undo what you did.
#4 If the autopilot is on and it’s doing weird things, turn it off. And vice versa.
#5 Understand what can cause runaway trim.
#6 Know how to disable the electric trim system in your aircraft.
#7 Make sure you can overpower the autopilot
#8 Know the critical single points of failure in your aircraft.

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What software organizations learn from the Boeing 737 MAX
South Dakota B-25 Tour
Dan Johnson Article: Electrics at Aero 2019
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AOPA Article: TECHNIQUE: TAMING THE STALL
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Stratolaunch, the world’s largest airplane
Slipping and Skidding Stalls video

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89 General Aviation in Australia – Interview Benjamin Morgan, AOPA Australia


89 General Aviation in Australia – Interview Benjamin Morgan, AOPA Australia

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Summary
Max talks with Benjamin Morgan, Executive Director of AOPA Australia about the state of General Aviation in Australia. Number of Private pilots is declining. AOPA is working to inspire youth. They’ve acquired a bus full of simulators they drive around the country, and is buying low cost Cessna 150s for flight training. GA also faces regulatory challenges with CASA, which regulates all aviation in Australia.

The number of flight instructors have declined, since independent flight instructors haven’t been permitted since a rule change in 1999. After that decision, flight training declined significantly. Smaller flight schools have been unable to survive, and a significant number of the larger flight schools have been bought by China, to train pilots for SE Asia. Much training is done through local Aero Clubs, but many of these no longer have any low cost airplanes for flight training.

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AOPA Australia
Max’s Kangaroo Video!

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79 AOPA Carbondale Interviews with Jack Pelton, Adrian Eichhorn, and Catherine Cavagnaro, Red Bull Update + GA News


79 AOPA Carbondale Interviews with Jack Pelton, Adrian Eichhorn, and Catherine Cavagnaro, Red Bull Update + GA News

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AOPA Carbondale Fly-in Interviews
Max interviews a dozen pilots at the AOPA Carbondale, IL Regional Fly-in including EAA President Jack Pelton, round-the-world Bonanza pilot Adrian Eichhorn, and 2018 FAASTeam Rep of the Year Catherine Cavagnaro, who is an expert in spin training and writes for AOPA Pilot magazine.

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Mentioned in the Show
Cirrus Migration 16 Event – Las Vegas, October 11-14, 2018
Podcasting on a Plane Episode 31 with Max Trescott
AOPA Region Fly-In Gulf Shores, AL

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54 Air Traffic Control (ATC) Government Privatization Update for General Aviation Private and Instrument Pilots and People Planning to Learn to Fly – Interview with Rob Mark


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Max interviews Flying Magazine Sr. Editor Rob Mark to discuss recent developments surrounding the proposal to spin off ATC from the FAA and give it to a new non-profit corporation.

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