From left to right: Bob
Nardiello, John Krug, Marilyn Jones, Wally Moran, Bob Martens.
we had our expert instructors in to
record some new Pilot Tips, they were sitting around
telling aviation war stories. We decided to keep
the microphones open, figuring we would capture
some really good stuff. I asked their permission
to share this recording with you, which they thankfully granted.
think you will really enjoy these stories. They
contain some great lessons learned, and a lot of laughs as well!
By nature, non-precision approaches offer a
degree of latitude to pilots when descending to
the runway environment. Which approach offers
you the best advantage of being able to find the
airport and land when the visibility is low? Rod
Machado offers his recommendation in this video
workshop for IFR pilots.
Bob Martens is a nationally known speaker,
consultant and aviation
safety expert. He retired from the FAA
after spending 17 years as a Safety Program Manager.
In this role, he delivered hundreds of live
seminars devoted to General Aviation safety. Bob retired from the USAF
(rank of Colonel) in 2000 after 30 years of active
and reserve duty. He was an Aircraft Commander in a
C-5A and also served as
Flying Safety Officer and Chief of Safety with the
439th AirWing. Bob has logged thousands of flight
hours in both military and GA aircraft.
In this MP3 audio
Statistics...likelihood of it happening
approach to emergencies (the "big 3")
What to do
when your engine quits
a glide to an airport...should you try?
off-field landing sites -- evaluating
must do to survive (or even walk away)
Wind and flap
Engine failure on
takeoff - why pilots turn back
procedure that can change the outcome
How you can train
for emergency landings on every flight
Surviving the Crash:
What Doug Stewart Did
That Kept Him Alive
You can either listen
online (44 minutes) or download an MP3 file of
this recorded phone conversation in which Bob
Martens interviews Doug Stewart about an engine
failure on takeoff crash. Amazingly, Bob
actually witnessed this crash in which Doug and
his passenger survived a crash into trees.
Stewart was the "National
Certificated Flight Instructor of the
Year” in 2004. A Master Certified
Flight Instructor, Gold Seal Instructor
and Designated Pilot Examiner - he is
based at the Columbia County Airport
(1B1) in Hudson, NY. He owns and
operates his own flight school
specializing in instrument training and
has logged over 8000 hours of dual
instruction given, with over 2000 hours
of that being instrument instruction.
He regularly gives instruction in
aircraft as simple as the J-3 Cub, and
as complex as the Piper Malibu / Mirage.
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listen right now. 44 minutes.
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