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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.

    143 What You Need to Know about Wind Shear + GA News

    143 What You Need to Know about Wind Shear + GA News

    Max talks about Wind Shear, which is one of the required topics for which student pilots must receive ground instruction in order to get a Private certificate. He talks about what wind shear is, and the accident that led scientists to research wind shear and how they used radar in their research. He also talks about where wind shear is found, how to avoid it, and how to report it.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    142 Aviation News of the Weird and iPad Incidents with Flying Magazine’s Rob Mark

    142 Aviation News of the Weird and iPad Incidents with Flying Magazine’s Rob Mark

    Max talks with Flying Magazine Sr. Editor Rob Mark about recent strange crashes and stupid criminals committing crimes involving planes and airports and advice for pilots becoming airline pilots. Plus commentary and tips for on the right way to fly an airplane. iPads are a new way for pilots to become distracted, and we talk about a number of crashes and near crashes involving iPads.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    141 GoFly Prize - $2 Million Dollar Contest to Create a VTOL Aircraft

    141 GoFly Prize - $2 Million Dollar Contest to Create a VTOL Aircraft

    Max attended the final fly off for $1,000,000, the largest prize of the GoFly Prize competition, and he talks with GoFly founder and CEO Gwen Lighter and DragonAir’s Mariah Cain. Boeing sponsored the $1,000,000 prize and Pratt& Whitney sponsored the $100,000 Disrupter prize. There were three phases to the competition and 855 teams entered from 103 countries.

    • 26 min
    140 Coronavirus Hits Airlines and General Aviation + GA News

    140 Coronavirus Hits Airlines and General Aviation + GA News

    Max talks about how Coronavirus, COVID-19, is impacting airlines, charter flights, and flight training. Airlines are reducing schedules, grounding aircraft, and giving employees voluntary time off at reduced pay, and stepping up aircraft cleaning efforts. Oil prices have plummeted, but not enough to offset revenue decline. The charter flight industry is seeing some short term increase in demand.

    • 40 min
    139 Private Mock Checkride for Student Pilots - Interview with DPE Jason Blair

    139 Private Mock Checkride for Student Pilots - Interview with DPE Jason Blair

    Pilot examiner Jason Blair gives Max a mock Private checkride and asks him typical checkride questions. This is also a great review for your Flight Review or BFR! Max pretends to have brought a Cessna 172/G1000 to the checkride. They talk about required documents, aircraft systems, rules and regulations, and a cross country trip that Max prepared prior to the checkride.

    • 1 hr 51 min
    138 Wake Turbulence Accidents and What to Do to Avoid Them + GA News

    138 Wake Turbulence Accidents and What to Do to Avoid Them + GA News

    Max talks about Wake turbulence accidents, what cause it, and how to avoid it. He also talks about a recent encounter that he had with wake turbulence while flying a Cirrus Vision Jet.

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

GANIII ,

Keeps Your Pilot Skills Sharp

Max does a great job with presenting relevant news and most importantly sharing his insight and knowlege of flying. I look forward to listening to the show every week!

Coptermedic ,

Exceptional Podcast

Max produces an excellent podcast that is both informative and enjoyable.
I look forward to it every week and recommend this podcast to all my students and fellow aviators I know.
Great job Max, and thank you sir.

CessnaBill ,

Excellent

Listened for the first time on my way home from work today. Love the format and content. You have earned a regular listener.

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