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MEL Decision Sequence
P The pilot recognizes inoperative instruments or equipment P P B Question: B P P...

Opinion
Where am I Where am I diverting to what direction is it Turn the airplane that direction How far away is it do I have enough...

Recall Statistics
li 10 of what you read BR li 20 of what you hear BR li ...

On Motivation
Students will only learn if they want to Contrary to commonly held parent #39;s opinion children are not inherently resistant to instruction ...

Absolute Altitude
Absolute altitude is obtained by the use of radar The first radar altimeter was the A N 718 I worked with it during WWII ...

Student Evaluation
P Evaluation is a teaching constant It begins when the lesson begins Continues throughout the lesson and for me can continue for years Just today...

Standard Rate Turns
P All banks under the hood are at standard rate Standard rate turns requires two minutes to make a 360 degree circle One minute for a...

Category
Normal Category is a certification category This category has a maximum G loading of 3 8 G #39;s positive G #39;s 1 52...

Trim Exercises (Instructor Notes)
P To teach the effectiveness of trim try the following exercise The instructor should demonstrate how to hold the nose in one fixed position while the student...

Area Familiarization
P I have instructed at a largely general aviation airport CCR with two sets of dual runways This has been fortunate because the potential complexity...

1999 Nall Report
li B Landings are the source of most accidents but few injuries BR li For every mile traveled airplanes...

Fixed Gear Accidents
ul li 1 in 7 accidents result in a fatality in fixed gear aircraft BR li 8 of 10 fixed gear accidents...

Windsock
The word sock is from the colloquial French meaning close in or conceal When an airport was `socked in #39; the windsock was taken...

Homebuilt Statistics
2 of planes are homebuilt #133;they have 10 of the accidents and are twice as likely to be totally destroyed P ...

Subtle Fatigue
P This problem often begins with a distraction that causes fixation on an instrument or occurrence Complex flight operations are the first skills to deteriorate ...

Student Logbook Requirements
Student solo license endorsements for each type aircraft BR Student solo cross country license endorsement BR Logbook signoff for ground instruction BR Pre solo aeronautical...

VOR tracking
Tunes and idents station BR Holds altitude within 200 BR Locates position using radials BR Intercepts and tracks a radial BR Recognizes signal...

Reaction and Anticipation
In searching for an appropriate place for this material I was surprised at how often the terms appeared the variety of context and...

Introduction to Ground Reference
P During the time that I am practicing flap descents and go arounds I try to make at least one descent over a gently curved channel or road...

Where's The Problem?
When an instructor becomes upset over a student #39;s performance the student could well consider that the problem lies with the instructor An...

Basic Maneuver Tolerances
Altitude U U 200 feet BR Heading U U 10 degrees BR Speed U ...

Service Difficulty Reports (SDRs)
P B SDRs B are a mechanics #146; report on maintenance problems These are collected by the FAA and aircraft manufacturer and passed on...

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...

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

Post-start
Flap setting BR Trim setting BR Mixture leaning BR Radios BR ATIS BR Engine Instruments ...

The Last Thing You Learn
P If you make a good landing the yoke should be positioned for taxiing When you turn off the runway the correct positioning of the yoke will...

Notes On Learning
Learning to fly was still the greatest adventure of life The inner process of learning to do so many different tasks in a context...

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...

Vertigo
P Beware of false sensations Your inner ear will give you feelings that are overpowering With low time under the hood you must avoid attempting to...

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

Cruise Control
P Learning to trim for level flight requires that you think in terms of setting as many constants as possible for a given flight situation First ...

About Questions
P A friend was hauling a body from a remote location in Canada Only a caretaker was around the strip After considering the trees that lined...

Ground Procedures - Taxiing Renewal
P By the time we solo we should be using power and brakes with great restraint Minimum power required to move at a good pace and smooth...

Effective Criticism Requirements
1 Student instructor awareness of what is being done wrong P P 2 Instructor analysis of why P ...

Imminent Stalls
P The major difference between this stall segment and those proceeding is the quot;depth quot; of the stall In this procedure regardless of the configuration the...

Performance Sheet ASEL
Compute weight and balance with gross takeoff weight___________ Center of gravity location ________ BR Gross landing weight __________ Center of gravity location _________ BR Shift weight...

Trim History
The trim tab or servo trim was invented by Anton Flettner a German aeronautical engineer He started work in 1905 for the Zeppelin Company Died in...

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...

Taildraggers
19 of fleet are taildraggers BR 6 to 29 of landing accidents P P ...

Systems Malfunction
Use of checklist BR Power loss BR Rough or hot engine BR Carburetor or induction icing BR No oil pressure BR ...

Ground Review
All frequencies BR Sectional use BR FARs BR Aircraft manual one in aircraft required BR Aircraft papers logbooks ...

Power-off Stalls
No lower that 1500 #39; BR Stabilized approach landing configuration full flaps BR Stall induced in back side of the power curve and heading ...

Time For First Solo
This method to safely soloing a student puts the burden on the student It is not the way I do it but it is worth considering ...

Overview of the PTS
75 of Applicant failures are due to instructor failure The Applicant must know that he is pilot in command as well as in compliance with the eligibility rules ...

Holding Headings
A pilot not a student is expected to hold a heading The PTS allows a 10 degree or 20 degree range It...

IFR Flying Faults
P Initially VFR to IFR flight results in over controlling especially when making corrections Non instrument rated pilots who fly into instrument weather lose control in...

Emergency Landing
Best glide U U 10 knots ...

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...

Areas of Required Knowledge
Required logbook endorsements with date and time BR BR Preflight BR Flight Procedures BR Aircraft Performance BR Radio...

Airworthiness Directive
P B AD Compliance Record B P P Aircraft No: Make: Serial Number P ...

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