May 2, 2008
CFIcast #010 - Teaching off-airport landings - 2007.09.27 -
Certified Flight Instructor Aviation Podcast
Enjoy listening and learning as you eavesdrop on the Hangar
Flying conversation with Certified Flight Instructors!
The CFIcast #10 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
- Tony Condon, CFI, student and glider pilot & instructor
from Ames, Iowa
- Ron Levy, CFI, a Professional Instrument Courses -
P.I.C 10 day course instructor from Maryland
- Joe Zubay, CFI, from Northern Illinois who has been instructing
since the 1960s.
Topics discussed by CFIcast Certified Flight Instructor panel:
- Teaching flight students about making off-airport
- Tony: Every glider landing is off-airport
- Considerations when selecting a field for landing
- The crop? Beans vs. Corn vs. Wheat
- Land near a road or the house.
- Should you land on a road?
- How to spot obstructions
- Can you spot telephone poles?
- Power lines
- Tony on landing considerations for glider pilots
- Plan your approach to clear the obstructions
- Glider pilots will choose to land at an airport rather than fly
over dense wooded areas.
- Gliders will never land on a road.
- What spot in a field is the best to aim for?
- How about a river?
- Rick as a former crop duster...how to spot power lines
- How low can you be and change landing fields?
- What if you see power lines?
- DON'T STALL THE AIRPLANE
- Who owns the airplane once you light off?
- Doing an intentional ground loop
- The precautionary landing
- Don't make a power-off choice when you have power
- How to land in a field
- Use flaps or not?
- Fly a tight pattern
- Richard Bach's "A Gift of Wings" story "The School for
Recorded Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 00:50:04 -