Jan 8, 2008
CFIcast #4 - Teaching students about Winter Operations. FAAST.
Teaching proper CTAF announcements - Certified Flight Instructor
Enjoy listening and learning as you eavesdrop on the Hangar
Flying conversation with Certified Flight Instructors!
The CFIcast #4 CFI panel:
- Your host: Rick Durden, CFI, Aviation lawyer and author of
Pilot's Lounge" column on AvWeb.com and articles for AOPA Pilot
and Aviation Safety, from Grand Rapids, Michigan
- Dr. Bruce Chien, M.D., CFI, Senior Aviation Medical Examiner
from Central Illinois, host of the The AMECast
- Tony Condon, CFI, student and glider pilot & instructor
from Ames, Iowa
- Tom Gilmore, CFI, from Florida, owner of an FBO, Gilmore
Aviation Services author of articles for NAFI and IFR
- Ron Levy, CFI, a Professional Instrument Courses -
P.I.C 10 day course instructor from Maryland
Topics discussed by CFIcast Certified Flight Instructor panel:
- Operating the aircraft in the
- Know the temperature you MUST pre-heat the engine
- Use an engine preheater like the
- Keeping the mixture as rich as possible.
- Good advice for renters
- Removing frost from the wings
- Taking care of the battery
- Don't pump the throttle
- A great resource: Doug Ritter's Equipped to Survive
- Where you want to keep the plane on the taxiway or the
- Being aware of the risk of CO when using the airplane heater.
Carry an electronics CO detector.
- The FAA FAAST
- Safety Team program
- Aviation Safety Counselors
- What can you do when you see somebody doing something
- Doing an "intervention."
- The CFIs tell some "war stories:"
- Leaving the engine running and walking away
- A twin pilot tries does a hand prop with his wife at the
- Tony's gear-up landing incident may result in an AD
- Airworthiness Directive (AD) vs. Service Bulletin (SB)
- How to kill off "Any traffic please advise?"
- Teaching making good CTAF calls
Recorded Thursday, January 25, 2007 - 01:09:54 -
"Learn to Fly" by Josh Woodward
"Flying Away" by Empyrion from the State of Washington
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