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Pilotcast is the podcast for pilots, by pilots.  Join Pilot Tiffany, Pilot Kent, and Pilot Bill for interesting discussions and interviews, some news or industry coverage, and a whole lot of fun virtual hangar flying.

May 9, 2007

  • Topics discussed by CFIcast Certified Flight Instructor panel:
  • Teaching landings
    • Teaching use of flaps
    • How the recommendations in the Pilot's Operating Handbook (POH) came to be.
    • When should you use partial flaps?>/li>
    • The CFIs answer a question from CFIcast listener and instrument student, Bill from New York:
    • Under IFR, how do you handle entering a holding pattern on a parallel entry?
    • When is the phrase "Clearance on request used?"
  • What can student do when they have a low time CFI?
  • How do CFIs get experience?
  • Is it good if the CFI has recent experience in getting your own pilot certificate?
  • What would happen if instruction did not count as PIC time?
  • One phenominal young and low time CFI who became a Blue Angel<.li>


The CFIcast #3 CFI panel:

  • Your host: Rick Durden, CFI, Aviation lawyer and author of "The Pilot's Lounge" column on and articles for AOPA Pilot and Aviation Safety, from Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Ron Levy, CFI, a P.I.C. 10 day course instructor from Maryland
  • Chip Gibbons, CFI, aerobatic pilot from Arkansas
  • Tony Condon, CFI, student and glider pilot & instructor from Ames, Iowa
Recorded Thursday, January 04, 2007 - 00:58:13 - 26.7MB


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Greg B.
almost twelve years ago

Great show, guys. I saw this issue on another website and would love to hear your comments on it: