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How To Handle An Engine Failure During Takeoff - Boldmethod
When you're flying a single or a light twin, your go/no-go decision is usually pretty simple. But a large jet or turboprop is different. Your decision is based off a V-speed: V1.
Could You Survive with Nothing but the Airplane Kit? - FlightChops
Steve had a hard night for sure.
Fuel Management Made Easy - Air Safety Institute
Brought to you by Air BP (http://www.airbp.com, AirBPGANA@bp.com). Air BP, local partner and global expert, since 1926.
MAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAY - I've hit a bird (Bird Strike) - RV7 Flight VLOG - Australian Adventure
In this episode Australian Adventure stops off at Meningie for a look around before making a fairly eventful flight between Meningie and Pinnaroo.
Engine Out! From Trouble to Touchdown - Air Safety Institute
Responding to a simulated engine-out during training is one thing. Responding to a real engine-out is another, and as pilots we should know how to respond to ensure our chances of a safe landing.
Flying a Twin: Four Rules for Safe Multiengine Flying - Air Safety Institute
Flying a multiengine aircraft is a fun and exciting thing to do. This video goes through the necessary things pilots should do to ensure a safe flight.
Storm Chasing in a Cessna: Lake Effect Snow Squalls VFR to IMC - FlightChops
VFR to IMC Risk & Avoidance. Steve encounters Lake Effect Snow Squalls.
Accident Case Study: Final Approach - Air Safety Institute
Air Safety Institute: On January 13, 2013, a Piper Arrow collided with trees during an emergency approach to Delaware’s Dover Air Force Base. Come along as we re-create the pilot's final flight, and seek to understand the circumstances that led him down a path to disaster.
Masimo MightySat Cockpit Health Monitor - AVweb
Masimo is marketing its new MightySat wireless pulse oximeter/personal health monitor to both pilots and endurance athletes. The device has a rich feature set that measures far more than blood oxygen saturation and has a $399 ($299 scaled back) retail price. Aviation Consumer editor Larry Anglisano has been using the device for flying and athletic endurance training. Here's a summary of its major functions.
This Is a Pilot's Worst Fear - Smithsonian Channel
Soon after two pilots lift off on a 6,000 mile journey to Poland, a heavy stream of fuel starts flowing out of the right wing, and they're forced to take quick action.
Student Pilot has Near Miss! George saved my life. - Friendly Skies Film
Friendly Skies Film's close call.
Engine Failure On Landing Rollout!? - MzeroA Flight Training
http://m0a.com Experienced an engine failure yesterday on landing rollout! Took off and the airplane just didn't "feel right" was climbing slow (300fpm),
Sporty's Aviation Tips: Touch & Gos - Sporty's Pilot Shop
This video tip from Sporty's Pilot Shop appears in Sporty's Private Pilot Learn to Fly Course.
Sporty's Aviation Tips: ATC communications at a towered airport - Sporty's Pilot Shop
This video tip from Sporty's Pilot Shop appears in Sporty's Private Pilot Learn to Fly Course.
Special Use Airspace Tip from AOPALive - AOPALive
Special use airspace is intimidating to some pilots, but you don't have to let restricted areas and military operations areas keep you from flying to where you want to go.
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