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2010-03-18

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Accident Precipitating Causes 1991
ul li Inadequate preflight and or planning BR li 1 4 of all accidents are caused by inadequate preflight BR ...

Runup
P Use a run up checklist Always face the wind Engine cooling is the reason We are not teaching a flying career made only...

Postflight Debriefing
The postflight debriefing begins as a self evaluation by both student and instructor as to why certain operations were less than successful or why...

Age as a Factor In Flying
P The average General Aviation pilot was 39 years of age in 1990 Pilots over 60 have 2 1 times more accidents than pilots in their 50...

Slow Flight
No maneuvers below 1500Ý BR 1 2 Vs1 at 10 and 5 knots BR Altitude within 100Ý and airspeed within 10 and ...

Unusual Attitudes
P During the proficiency phase of hood work #39;unusual attitudes #39; should be practiced This means that you will put on the hood close his...

Short, Soft, and Rough Takeoff
P Use the recommended flap setting either prior to takeoff or after reaching 30 40 knots The idea is to get clear of the ground as soon...

FAR 91 aircraft equipment required Day
VFR minimum equipment: airspeed altimeter compass tachometer fuel gauge oil temperature oil pressure gear indicator and manifold...

Wire Strikes
li 1 accident in 20 is a wire strike BR li A wire strike will occur below 200 #39; AGL in VFR BR...

Preliminaries to Flight
P 1 Medical student license br 2 Flight Training Handbook BR 3 Student Pilot Guide 4 San Francisco Sectional BR ...

Teaching precepts
P li Docendo Discimus We learn by teaching When by yourself you are the instructor BR BR ...

Instruction use of MS Flight Simulator
I can MS Simulator be a helpful for my flight training i p At the end of WWII I was...

The Practical Test
Determines if applicant has had required instruction BR Determines if applicant can safely perform required tasks BR BR The practical test is a two...

Who is in charge?
B Low time instructors have most of the #39;Who #39;s in Charge #39; kind of difficulty This is because they have not...

Why Accidents Happen
ul li 75 of accidents involve poor pilot judgment with reference to his ability knowledge or capability BR...

Private Pilot Sharing of Expenses
Only direct operating costs of rental and fuel ...

Taxiing
P Because of side by side seating the student pilot must be helped to find where to look for putting the nose wheel on the taxiway center line...

Self-Doubt is Normal
B Every so often the instructor finds a student who is going through a phase of flying that is very disturbing to the student...

Sleep
P The most common cause of diminished alertness and proficiency is lack of sleep This condition is said to affect 30 of the U S ...

Unusual Attitude Recoveries
Nose up Recover with pitch down add power level wings BR Nose down Recover with reduced power level wings pitch to level ...

Not Making Progress?
P I doubt that there is a pilot flying who has not at one time or another felt the twinge of doubt that his learning curve is not...

Teaching The FAA Way
I have never seen the 60 14 textbook I assume it is the revised Flight Instructor Handbook I once made a complete summary of ...

Alert Areas
P High volume military flight areas are classified as Alert Areas Basic VFR requirements exist but no clearance is required Visual separation is a must ...

Bits and Pieces
ul li Tolerance to lack of oxygen decreases proportionately with age BR li Patience is one...

Instructional Frustration
I must admit I am somewhat discourged with primary flight instruction Students that don #39;t prepare for the lesson don #39;t do their homework ...

Private Pilot Endorsements
An instructorÝs endorsement indicates that he feels you have been instructed in and are competent to perform a given maneuver At that time Your logbook is a legal document...

Fitting The Hood
P The hood should be fitted prior to engine start Note that the attitude indicator has both a wings level and a level index mark at its...

Applicant Summary
You must have an application for a rating form FAA Form 8710 1 a waiver form as required a medical certificate and radio license for foreign...

Timed Turns
P In VFR condition at level altitude cruise the standard rate bank is selected by using the turn coordinator The degree of bank is NOTED on the...

Command Authority
FAR 91 3: quot;The pilot in command of an aircraft is directly responsible for and is the final authority as to the operation ...

Night Flight (Discussion)
Use of checklist BR Preflight BR Chart reading BR Hazards and precautions BR Lighting systems of plane and airport BR...

Pre-start/Start Checklist
P Once in the aircraft we begin the pre start tape recording Seats doors window open belts FAR 91 107 requires the pilot ...

Medical Certification
P You do not need a medical certificate until you fly by yourself It is suggested that you get your medical before you go to any major...

Learning To Fly
P There is no single way to get a pilot license Getting it is faster and cheaper if training is done consistently with the same aircraft and...

Music and Flying
I don #39;t know that anyone has ever equated music to flying by comparing the skills of a music master vs a student to the ...

FAR 61.39(a)(5) Completion of Prerequisites for PT
I have given name flight instruction in preparation for a type test within the preceding 60 days and find him competent to pass the test and...

Maintenance Records
P The owner operator is responsible for all required maintenance inspections and logbook entries on an aircraft FAR 43 gives entry examples of #145;appropriate quot;...

The Student As A Student
P How much does it cost Depends on motivation of student BR How long does it take 62 hours is average My students may...

Historical Midairs
ul li 766 midairs 1807 fatalities BR li 44 of midairs have no fatalities BR li ...

Designing Lessons
Giving flying lessons is much like building a tissue and balsa flying model of an airplane of your own design The plane must be...

Instruction as I do it...
P I tend to be too intense in my instruction I want my students to succeed save money and learn quickly I love...

General Aviation Statistics
Only three out of every 1000 people in the US are pilots BR Out of 67 000 licensed instructors in the U s ...

Help Your Instructor
P The more an instructor knows about you your background motivation finances and goals the better he will be able to advise you on ...

In Possession for Checkride
Logbook BR Medical Student certificate BR Sectional Must be current BR Aircraft engine logbook Get from maintenance BR Aircraft...

IFR Maneuvers
Straight and level control U U 200 feet of altitude U U 20 degrees of heading U ...

The Plotter
The first aircraft plotter was invented by a Naval officer named Weems He adapted the much larger shipboard plotter into a plastic model which...

1998 Nall Report
li B VFR flight into IFR conditions is the leading source of fatalities Judgment failures are the cause BR ...

Airline Pilots
The second most frequent cause of death among airline pilots prior to age 60 is a general aviation accident P ...

Keys For Successful Learning
P B 1 Time of year B BR Summer flying gives longer days but does not provide the most desirable range of experience...

Shoulder Harness
1 As of 1975 4 out of every 5 people ever killed in airplanes since the Wright brothers would have been alive if they had been ...

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