217 $202 Million F-22 Crash Report, Light Gun Test for Colorblind Pilots + GA News

217 $202 Million F-22 Crash Report, Light Gun Test for Colorblind Pilots + GA News

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217 Max talks about the Air Force’s report on an F-22 Raptor fighter crash that occurred in the Florida Panhandle in May 2020. The accident chain shows several mistakes including maintenance, pilot and technology errors, plus a wayward piece of tape combined to cause the crash. Later, Max talks with Jason Blair about the light gun test that colorblind pilots can take to get night flying privileges. 

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184 Boeing Test Pilot Has IFR Engine Out Emergency in a Beech Bonanza

184 Boeing Test Pilot Has IFR Engine Out Emergency in a Beech Bonanza

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184 Max talks with Boeing Experimental Test Pilot and former naval aviator John Tougas about his engine failure in a Beech Bonanza. In August 2020, John was flying IFR at 5000‘ above multiple cloud layers. At approximately 7 miles from Jacksonville, FL the crankshaft suddenly broke and the engine stopped. ATC gave him two vectors to the field, and John broke out of the clouds over the numbers.

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