The Pilotcast

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The CFIcast #11 CFI panel:

Topics discussed on CFIcast #11:

    Training students on emergencies

  • The CFIs discuss a mid-air collision that occurred in the pattern at the Republic airport on Long Island on October 21, 2007.
  • Even airline crews have been known not to respond and coordinate properly.
  • How the military trains on emergency egress.
  • How should CFIs train students on handling emergencies?

    How to deal with students who drop out of training.

  • Contact the student to discuss the situation.
  • The importance of following up with students.
  • The importance of community at the airport.
  • Find out and address the student's problem.
  • The starving CFI's dilemma...
  • For some, solo was the goal
  • Students who get frustrated with how many hours it's taking.
Recorded Thursday, October 25, 2007 - 00:47:00 - 21.6MB

The CFIcast and Pilotcast pilots send sincere thanks to Pilot Will of the Pilot's Flight Podlog for his help with the production of CFIcast #11.

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