Webinar- When the Engine Goes Quiet
John Townsley will lead us through an in-flight engine failure he experienced on a 2013 nighttime cross-country flight. He will discuss performance issues and share some lessons from his experience. John also discusses NTSB accident statistics.
Webinar- Operating Oversquare
Many pilots of constant speed prop airplanes have been cautioned never to operate oversquare, with manifold pressure (in inches) above rpm (divided by 100), to avoid damaging the engine. This is dead wrong according to engine guru Mike Busch.
Webinar- Tips for Flying into EAA AirVenture 2018
EAA's volunteer NOTAM chairman Fred Stadler shares some hints and tips for reducing your pilot workload when flying into EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018. Discussion will highlight the special requirements and procedures of the FAA-issued NOTAM.
Webinar- Master the Transition: Earning your Complex and High-Performance Endorsements
Tom Turner from the American Bonanza Society will discuss what you really need to know to master high-performance and complex airplanes so you’ll fly safely and with confidence by fully understanding normal, abnormal, and emergency operations.
Webinar- Preparing for an IFR Winter Cross-Country
Gary Baker will discuss preflight planning for a winter IFR cross-country flight across the Great Lakes region. He will discuss in-flight decision-making while attempting to stay clear of icing in an aircraft not equipped for icing conditions.
Webinar- Introduction to Tailwheel Flying Techniques
This presentation will cover the basics of flying a tailwheel aircraft. Glen Oliphant will outline practical techniques as well as identify common errors and discuss wheel and three-point landing techniques.
Webinar- Less Than Ideal: Short Field, Soft Field, and Obstacle Operations
Prof. H. Paul Shuch discusses operations on soft fields, short fields, and over obstacles. Emphasizing how to perfectly execute precision takeoffs and landings on imperfect runways, and how to judge when not to try.