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General Aviation news, pilot tips for beginners & experts, interviews, listener questions answered, technical details on G1000 & Perspective glass cockpits & flying GPS approaches. 40 yrs experience flying general aviation aircraft. As an active flight instructor, I bring my daily experiences in the air to this show to help teach pilots and future pilots to fly safely. I'm a Platinum Cirrus CSIP instructor and work with people who are thinking about buying a new or used SR20 or SR22. Go to AviationNewsTalk.com for my contact information, or to click on Listener Questions, which lets you speak into your phone to leave a question you’d like answered on the show.

Aviation News Talk podcast Max Trescott | Glass Cockpit Publishing

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    • 4.8, 398 Ratings

General Aviation news, pilot tips for beginners & experts, interviews, listener questions answered, technical details on G1000 & Perspective glass cockpits & flying GPS approaches. 40 yrs experience flying general aviation aircraft. As an active flight instructor, I bring my daily experiences in the air to this show to help teach pilots and future pilots to fly safely. I'm a Platinum Cirrus CSIP instructor and work with people who are thinking about buying a new or used SR20 or SR22. Go to AviationNewsTalk.com for my contact information, or to click on Listener Questions, which lets you speak into your phone to leave a question you’d like answered on the show.

    Emergency Landing of Student Pilot, Instructor Passes Out – Interview Max Sylvester

    Emergency Landing of Student Pilot, Instructor Passes Out – Interview Max Sylvester

    Last year, Australian student pilot Max Sylvester was taking his third flight lesson when his instructor had a seizure and passed out in the cockpit. Max managed to set the radio to the Jandakot Airport tower frequency and declare an emergency. Over the next hour, the air traffic controller, with the help of an instructor from Max’s flight school, talked Max down to a a successful landing.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    5 Ways Somatogravic Illusion is Killing Pilots + GA News

    5 Ways Somatogravic Illusion is Killing Pilots + GA News

    Max talks about 5 ways somatogravic illusion continues to kill pilots, including private, instrument, commercial airline, and even glider pilots. It’s particular dangerous when taking off at night over a poorly lit surface, when doing instrument takeoffs in zero zero visibility and when an instrument begins the missed approach. There’s evidence it also affects glider pilots after cable breaks.

    • 57 min
    Atlas Air Crash Flight 3591 Explained & What GA Pilots Can Learn from It

    Atlas Air Crash Flight 3591 Explained & What GA Pilots Can Learn from It

    Atlas Air Crash, Flight 3591 explained and what GA pilots can Learn from It. Max plays clips from the 4-hour NTSB Board meeting on the Atlas Air crash. The flight was normal until the 767 suddenly plummeted from 6,000 feet into a bay near Houston. Like most accidents, there were many factors that led to the crash. The event started when the First Officer accidentally engaged GA mode.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Spins and Stalls Explained - Interview with Catherine Cavagnaro

    Spins and Stalls Explained - Interview with Catherine Cavagnaro

    Dr. Catherine Cavagnaro talks about how not everything you’ve been taught about lift or spins may be true! She debunks a common theory of lift and explains the difference between slipping stalls and skidding stalls and which is more dangerous. You’ll learn how spin recovery varies in different aircraft. She also explains how wake turbulence begins at much slower speeds than taught by the FAA.

    • 46 min
    Six Hazardous Attitudes and Las Vegas Class B violation + GA News

    Six Hazardous Attitudes and Las Vegas Class B violation + GA News

    Max talks about a Las Vegas Class B violation by a pilot who ignored ATC instructions to exit the Bravo. The pilot whined and made excuses rather than comply with ATC. Max relates the incident to the FAA’s five Hazardous Attitudes and adds a sixth attitude, loss of face, which has been proposed by some researchers. He explains that any of us can hold any of the attitudes in a given situation.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Normalization of Deviance and Red Bull Air Races - Interview with Mike Goulian

    Normalization of Deviance and Red Bull Air Races - Interview with Mike Goulian

    Aerobatic national champion and air show pilot Mike Goulian talks about how if a pilot or an organization gets away with deviant behavior, it becomes normalized. Mike shares observations on air show accidents, the changes brought about by the ICAS Safety Creed, and his own personal experience of being called out by an air show pilot for a subtle change Mike made in his air show performances.

    • 1 hr 1 min

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I may be only 13 years old but I hope to be a pilot when I grow up so I listen and get as much information as I can. Thanks

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You Owe It To Yourself

Very informative tips and interviews - something there for everyone from a student pilot to experienced IFR or CFI. The host (Max) produces a professional quality show. If you are a pilot you owe it to yourself to at least check out this this podcast.

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Episode 153 Michael Goulian

Max - this was my favorite yet. Michael - thanks for sharing your stories and especially for all you're doing to promote aviation safety in the GA community!

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