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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.

Sep 13, 2007

Enjoy listening and learning as you eavesdrop on the Hangar Flying conversation with Certified Flight Instructors!

The CFIcast #6 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
  • Dr. Bruce Chien, M.D., CFI, Senior Aviation Medical Examiner from Central Illinois
  • Tony Condon, CFI, student and glider pilot & instructor from Ames, Iowa


Topics discussed by CFIcast Certified Flight Instructor panel:
  • Flight instructing in marginal weather conditions
    • What lesson do you hope the student pilot learns?
    • Is it necessary to do instrument training in actual Instrument Meteorological Conditions?
    • What about instrument training in places where there is no IMC to be found?


Recorded Thursday, April 12, 2007 - 00:35:58 - 16.5MB

Theme Song: "Learn to Fly" by Josh Woodward

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