237 episodes

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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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.

    Flying VOR approaches with GPS, Autopilot Gotchas + GA News

    Flying VOR approaches with GPS, Autopilot Gotchas + GA News

    236 Flying VOR approaches with GPS, Autopilot Gotchas + GA News

    Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you’re thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20 or SR22. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus.

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    Summary
    236 Max answers a listener question about how to use GPS to fly a full VOR approach. He also talks about how to fly a VOR approach with a course change at VOR. He also gives an update on VOR+V approaches and some autopilot gotchas with these approach types and with back course approaches.

    News Stories

    Garmin Hits 25,000 Delivery Milestone for Avionics Flight Decks Study finds no elevated lead levels in Reid-Hillview Airport’s soil FAA Fighting California County Over Leaded Fuel Ban for Planes Plagued By Lawsuits, East Hampton Moves To Close Airport Sacramento Exec Airport impacted by shortage of controllers NTSB: Pilot and Controller Faulted in Fatal Crash First flight for pilot who only studied online ends in crash SkyWest Finds a Solution to Pilot Shortage — Launch a New Carrier China aiming for 3,500 registered general aviation airplanes Delta Releases A Credit Card Made From a Boeing 747 Two Jets Reject Takeoff on the Same Runway! What led to cars speeding on Medina airport runway?
    Mentioned in the Show
    FAA’s Risk Management Handbook FAA-H-8083-2A

    Max’s Books – Order online or call 800-247-6553 to order.
    Max Trescott’s G3000 and G5000 Glass Cockpit Handbook
    Max Trescott’s G1000 & Perspective Glass Cockpit Handbook

    If you love the show and want more, visit my Patreon page to see fun videos, breaking news, and other posts in the Posts section. And if you decide to make a small donation each month,  you can get some goodies!

    So You Want To Learn to Fly or Buy a Cirrus seminars
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    Check out our recommended Aviation Headsets, and order one for yourself!

    Get the Free Aviation News Talk app for iOS or Android.

    Check out Max’s Online Courses: G1000 VFR, G1000 IFR, and Flying WAAS & GPS Approaches. Find them all at: https://www.pilotlearning.com/

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    F-117 Stealth Fighter Designer Alan Brown + GA News

    F-117 Stealth Fighter Designer Alan Brown + GA News

    235 F-117 Stealth Fighter Designer Alan Brown + GA News

    Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you’re thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20 or SR22. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus.

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    Summary
    235 Max talks about his friend Alan Brown, who passed away. Alan was Chief Designer and later Program Manager for the F-117 Stealth Fighter. In 2015 Max interviewed Alan and he replays that interview.

    News Stories

    Miami Bridge crash update Pilot in STOL Fatal Crash Warned to “Lower Your Nose.” Presidential TFR Busts 91.113(g) and straight-in landings C182 hits severe wake turbulence from military transport FAA’s ‘Be ATC’ campaign to recruit new Controllers Four people in a three-seat Piper ends in crash FCC: $34,000 Fine for Unauthorized Transmissions Pilot in Istanbul airport crash arrested Australian Civil Registration to include Numbers Woman Stole Identity to Get Pilot Certificate $1.5 Million Why a farmer is charged with disabling AWOS stations
    Mentioned in the Show
    YouTube video –Seaplane Engine Failure
    Alan Brown presentation at ERAU Prescott
    Alan Brown Oral History
    Alan Brown Biography
    Alan Brown obituary
    How Serbians were able to shoot down an F-117
    Why the F-35 program is a mess

    Max’s Books – Order online or call 800-247-6553 to order.
    Max Trescott’s G3000 and G5000 Glass Cockpit Handbook
    Max Trescott’s G1000 & Perspective Glass Cockpit Handbook

    If you love the show and want more, visit my Patreon page to see fun videos, breaking news, and other posts in the Posts section. And if you decide to make a small donation each month,  you can get some goodies!

    So You Want To Learn to Fly or Buy a Cirrus seminars
    Online Version of the Seminar Coming Soon – Register for Notification

    Check out our recommended ADS-B receivers, and order one for yourself. Yes, we’ll make a couple of dollars if you do.

    Check out our recommended Aviation Headsets, and order one for yourself!

    Get the Free Aviation News Talk app for iOS or Android.

    Check out Max’s Online Courses: G1000 VFR, G1000 IFR, and Flying WAAS & GPS Approaches. Find them all at: https://www.pilotlearning.com/

    Social Media
    Like Aviation News Talk podcast on Facebook
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    Max Trescott is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

    • 1 hr
    Staying Legal with Expense Sharing and Illegal Charters with Seth Lake + GA News

    Staying Legal with Expense Sharing and Illegal Charters with Seth Lake + GA News

    234 Staying Legal with Expense Sharing and Illegal Charters with Seth Lake + GA News
    News Stories

    Pilot's disorientation led to Lafayette plane crash that killed five Tragedy halts Nebraska STOL event Wauwatosa plane crash: Student pilot dies from injuries Fumbling with iPad leads to Near-Miss FAA Aircraft Registration: Long delays and expired registrations Distracted pilot hits skip loader while taxiing Pilot’s shoe gets caught in rudder pedal ITA A330 LOSS OF COMMS – ASLEEP PILOTS Woman Who Knocked Out Flight Attendant’s Teeth Sentenced FAA Inspector Took 'Money and Hookers' To Ignore Violations
    Mentioned in the Show
    FAA Spatial Disorientation safety brochure
    AC 61-42 Sharing Aircraft Expenses
    AC 91-37B Truth in Leasing
    AC 120-12A Private vs Common Carriage
    Seth Lake’s VSL Aviation web site
    Seth Lake's podcast

    Max’s Books – Order online or call 800-247-6553 to order.
    Max Trescott’s G3000 and G5000 Glass Cockpit Handbook
    Max Trescott’s G1000 & Perspective Glass Cockpit Handbook

    If you love the show and want more, visit my Patreon page to see fun videos, breaking news, and other posts in the Posts section. And if you decide to make a small donation each month,  you can get some goodies!

    So You Want To Learn to Fly or Buy a Cirrus seminars
    Online Version of the Seminar Coming Soon – Register for Notification

    Check out our recommended ADS-B receivers, and order one for yourself. Yes, we’ll make a couple of dollars if you do.

    Check out our recommended Aviation Headsets, and order one for yourself!

    Get the Free Aviation News Talk app for iOS or Android.

    Check out Max’s Online Courses: G1000 VFR, G1000 IFR, and Flying WAAS & GPS Approaches. Find them all at: https://www.pilotlearning.com/

    Social Media
    Like Aviation News Talk podcast on Facebook
    Follow Max on Instagram
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    Max Trescott is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    What You Need to Know about Advisory Glide Slopes and Update on the Cessna 208 Caravan Crash in Burley, ID + GA News

    What You Need to Know about Advisory Glide Slopes and Update on the Cessna 208 Caravan Crash in Burley, ID + GA News

    233 What You Need to Know about Advisory Glide Slopes and Update on Cessna 208 Caravan Crash in Burley, ID + GA News

    Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you’re thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20 or SR22. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus.

    Join now as a member to support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon.

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    Summary
    233 Max talks about advisory glide slopes found on some RNAV approaches and what most pilots don’t know about them. He also gives an update on the crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan that he talked about in episode 230, and how the advisory glide slope could have helped in that crash. We also hear from Marc Epner, who recently had an engine failure in his Cirrus SR22 and successfully landed in a field.

    News Stories

    Pilot Who Became Unconscious Mid-Flight Leaves Hospital Foreign pilots rush in as U.S. carriers struggle to staff up Landon Lucas, pilot known for emergency landing, survives NM crash NY State Supreme Court Keeps East Hampton Airport Public, for Now Near miss is actually a strike Pilot credentials will be investigated in fatal plane crash in Covington China Eastern Black Box Points to Intentional Nosedive Homeowner Backed for Threatening to Call Cops on HOA Over Airplane Pilots presumed dead in plane crash lost control in freak weather Man shines laser beam at helicopter believing it was a UFO
    Mentioned in the Show
    AIM: Avoid Flight in the Vicinity of Exhaust Plumes
    Burley, ID Plans to Move Airport, Lost FAA Funding
    Burley, ID FAA Recommends Shortening Runway
    Marc Epner's Engine Out YouTube video
    SimpleFlight Radio podcast
    First commercial pilot with diabetes approved to fly
    Laser Eye Protection for Pilots

    Max’s Books – Order online or call 800-247-6553 to order.
    Max Trescott’s G3000 and G5000 Glass Cockpit Handbook
    Max Trescott’s G1000 & Perspective Glass Cockpit Handbook

    If you love the show and want more, visit my Patreon page to see fun videos, breaking news, and other posts in the Posts section. And if you decide to make a small donation each month,  you can get some goodies!

    So You Want To Learn to Fly or Buy a Cirrus seminars
    Online Version of the Seminar Coming Soon – Register for Notification

    Check out our recommended ADS-B receivers, and order one for yourself. Yes, we’ll make a couple of dollars if you do.

    Check out our recommended Aviation Headsets, and order one for yourself!

    Get the Free Aviation News Talk app for iOS or Android.

    Check out Max’s Online Courses: G1000 VFR, G1000 IFR, and Flying WAAS & GPS Approaches. Find them all at: https://www.pilotlearning.com/

    Social Media
    Like Aviation News Talk podcast on Facebook
    Follow Max on Instagram
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    Max Trescott is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Personal Minimums that Expand and Contract – Catherine Cavagnaro + GA News

    Personal Minimums that Expand and Contract – Catherine Cavagnaro + GA News

    232 Personal Minimums that Expand and Contract – Catherine Cavagnaro + GA News

    Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you’re thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20 or SR22. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus.

    Join now as a member to support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon.

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    Summary
    232 Max talks with Catherine Cavagnaro about personal minimums and how some of those minimums may expand and contract based on pilot proficiency, while other remain constant. Catherine also shares a number of stories. In one case, a pilot who she gave a Private checkride, took off in low IFR in an airplane and instrument panel that were knew to him and he crashed and killed his family.

    News Stories

    FAA Revokes Pilot Certificates For Red Bull Plane Swap Stunt Regional airline asks the FAA to let it hire pilots with less experience Pilots say they’re being blamed for plane crashes that aren’t their fault 1 killed after small plane crashes on Bridge, strikes SUV Dash cam video of plane that crashed on bridge Textron Announces Delivery of First Cessna SkyCourier to FedEx Express Cirrus seeks more workers in Duluth to catch up with demand Embraer To Hire 1,000 New Employees Runners participate in first Runway 5K at Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Airport Hawaiian Airlines building an 100 passenger, all-electric seaglider Fugitive Flight May Have Been Illegal Charter
    Mentioned in the Show
    Paul Bertorelli video - Ditching Survival Rates
    FAA's Personal Minimums Checklist
    Cessna 182RG crash Gainesville, GA Search and download ERA21FA140
    FAA's No Go Medications List
    Catherine Cavagnaro YouTube Channel
    Catherine Cavagnaro’s Ace Aerobatic School
    AOPA Pilot Magazine Articles by Catherine Cavagnaro
    Catherine Cavagnaro on Instagram

    Max’s Books – Order online or call 800-247-6553 to order.
    Max Trescott’s G3000 and G5000 Glass Cockpit Handbook
    Max Trescott’s G1000 & Perspective Glass Cockpit Handbook

    If you love the show and want more, visit my Patreon page to see fun videos, breaking news, and other posts in the Posts section. And if you decide to make a small donation each month,  you can get some goodies!

    So You Want To Learn to Fly or Buy a Cirrus seminars
    Online Version of the Seminar Coming Soon – Register for Notification

    Check out our recommended ADS-B receivers, and order one for yourself. Yes, we’ll make a couple of dollars if you do.

    Check out our recommended Aviation Headsets, and order one for yourself!

    Get the Free Aviation News Talk app for iOS or Android.

    Check out Max’s Online Courses: G1000 VFR, G1000 IFR, and Flying WAAS & GPS Approaches. Find them all at: https://www.pilotlearning.com/

    Social Media
    Like Aviation News Talk podcast on Facebook
    Follow Max on Instagram
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    Max Trescott is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    One Mistake Too Many: Fatal Pilatus PC-12 Crash + GA News

    One Mistake Too Many: Fatal Pilatus PC-12 Crash + GA News

    231 One Mistake Too Many: Fatal Pilatus PC-12 Crash + GA News

    Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you’re thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20 or SR22. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus.

    Join now as a member to support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon.

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    If you have a question you’d like answered on the show, let listeners hear you ask the question, by recording your listener question using your phone.

    Summary
    231 Max talks about the crash of a Pilatus PC-12 that occurred on takeoff in ½ mile visibility in snow in SD. The aircraft, which has 10 seats, was carrying 12 people on a hunting trip. It was overweight and operating outside its C.G. limits. The pilot spent three hours removing snow and ice, but couldn’t reach the tail. A simulation showed the plane could have flown except for one additional mistake.

    News Stories

    First U.S. Private Pilot Certificate Earned Using an Electric Airplane Pipistrel Seeking To Fly Electric Velis Trainer Under New FAA Rules Jet A More Expensive Than Avgas Spring Training for general aviation pilots Pilot: FAA suspension and precedent are threat for backcountry pilots Pilotless Plane Crashes Into House Google will finish vast revamp of Hangar One in Mountain View by 2025 Pilots Weren't Certified to Fly Corporate Jet That Ran Off Runway Pilot sentenced to one year probation after threatening to steal a helicopter Passenger Who Open Door Inflight Sentenced to One Year in Jail Passenger lands plane at Florida airport after pilot becomes ‘incoherent’
    Mentioned in the Show
    PC-12 Crash Chamberlain, SD: NTSB Public Docket
    PC-12 Crash - Kathryn's Report.com
    NTSB’s Safety Alert SA006 - Aircraft Ground Icing
    Minimum Vectoring Altitude KML files

    Max’s Books – Order online or call 800-247-6553 to order.
    Max Trescott’s G3000 and G5000 Glass Cockpit Handbook
    Max Trescott’s G1000 & Perspective Glass Cockpit Handbook

    If you love the show and want more, visit my Patreon page to see fun videos, breaking news, and other posts in the Posts section. And if you decide to make a small donation each month,  you can get some goodies!

    So You Want To Learn to Fly or Buy a Cirrus seminars
    Online Version of the Seminar Coming Soon – Register for Notification

    Check out our recommended ADS-B receivers, and order one for yourself. Yes, we’ll make a couple of dollars if you do.

    Check out our recommended Aviation Headsets, and order one for yourself!

    Get the Free Aviation News Talk app for iOS or Android.

    Check out Max’s Online Courses: G1000 VFR, G1000 IFR, and Flying WAAS & GPS Approaches. Find them all at: https://www.pilotlearning.com/

    Social Media
    Like Aviation News Talk podcast on Facebook
    Follow Max on Instagram
    Follow Max on Twitter
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    Max Trescott is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
535 Ratings

535 Ratings

Mike Tierney - BreakRight! ,

New subscriber

The interview with Alan Brown (ep 235) was marvelous! I will definitely keep this show in my subscriptions.

Sir Ralfo ,

One of the best

Aside from always being informative, you gotta love the voice. I can honestly say that Max has peaked my interest in becoming a CFI.

November_Bravo ,

An aviation podcast must-have

Max does a fantastic job reporting timely aviation news, issues, trends and safety information. His guests bring excellent viewpoints and experience to the table as well. I very much look forward to each new episode, thanks for all you do to promote safer aviation Max!

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