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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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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.

    135 General Aviation Flying to Mexico – Interview Brian Dear

    135 General Aviation Flying to Mexico – Interview Brian Dear

    Flying to Mexico in a private plane is not as hard as it seems. Brian Dear has been a pilot for two years and just over 200 hours of flying experience. Over Christmas, he spent two weeks flying around Mexico with his wife and three children in a Cessna 206. He talks about the pleasure of flying in Mexico, the preparation he did, and what it takes to cross the border and fly around in Mexico.

    • 50 min
    134 How to Avoid CFIT, Controlled Flight Into Terrain Accidents + GA News

    134 How to Avoid CFIT, Controlled Flight Into Terrain Accidents + GA News

    Max talks about several CFIT accidents, including a recent crash of a SR22 near Las Vegas. He also talks about why you might still hit terrain when getting ATC vectors during VFR flight. He also talks about relative terrain tools available in the cockpit and in EFB apps such as ForeFlight and Garmin Pilot, and how they can help keep you safe.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    133 The Rest of the Story: IFR Mock Checkride, Student Pilot Emergency, Antarctica, Cirrus Vision Jet

    133 The Rest of the Story: IFR Mock Checkride, Student Pilot Emergency, Antarctica, Cirrus Vision Jet

    Max talks with people he’s interviewed over the past year to get updates on their stories. He talks with Robert DeLaurentis the day after he circumnavigated the South Pole, Matt Bergwall for an update on the Cirrus Vision Jet, Jason Blair about our mock IFR checkride, and John Bone about his Antarctica trip.

    • 57 min
    132 Getting Pilots To Slow Down to Reduce Risk and Improve Performance + GA News

    132 Getting Pilots To Slow Down to Reduce Risk and Improve Performance + GA News

    Max tells stories about pilots who made all kinds of mistakes by rushing. He talks about the many bumps his gotten during preflight. He also discusses poor checklist habits and how skipping one checklist item led to the destruction of a new $900,000. He also talks about how rushing radio communications leads to stepping on other pilot transmissions and inaccurate position reports.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    131 Buying and Flying a Cirrus SR22 from Miami to California, Lightspeed Tango headset, Garmin inReach

    131 Buying and Flying a Cirrus SR22 from Miami to California, Lightspeed Tango headset, Garmin inReach

    Max talks with Luke Fischer about their trip across the U.S. in a 2016 SR22. Luke talks about the buying process, prepurchase inspection, and acceptance flight. The aircraft is now for rent at West Valley at KPAO. During the trip, Max tested the tracking and satellite text message capabilities of the Garmin inReach. Max also tested a wireless Tango headset that Lightspeed lent for the trip.

    • 1 hr
    130 SR22 Crash into House in Southern California, Winter Coat Drive + GA News

    130 SR22 Crash into House in Southern California, Winter Coat Drive + GA News

    Max talks with pilot Eric Gundersen, who created a video that shows some of the factors that led to the crash of a SR22 that was landing at Cable Airport in Upland, CA. The factors identified could apply to any aircraft type and is a cautionary tale for all pilots. And a group of pilots in Mississippi collected and delivered 1000 winter coats for needy children in Wounded Knee, SD.

    • 1 hr 3 min

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