Windshear is quite simply rapidly changing wind... it could be horizontal (such as from a low level jetstream) or vertical (such as from convective weather). The term windshear literally means a “tearing” of the wind as it changes abruptly. What many pilots cannot easily define though is how much tearing ...
November 5, 2017Michael Schuster
This is the fourth in a series of articles on incorporating airline best practices into ab-intio flight training, by Scott Peters. There is an expression out there and it goes like this: “If you’re early, you’re on time. If you’re on time, you’re late.” This is an interesting expression which must ...
January 22, 2017Scott Peters
This is the third in a series of articles on incorporating airline best practices into ab-intio flight training, by Scott Peters. When I became a more “seasoned” flight instructor, it would be a common occurrence to command a go-around, missed, or overshoot. This was often followed by a transfer of control ...
November 6, 2016Scott Peters
This is the second in a series of articles on incorporating airline best practices into ab-intio flight training, by Scott Peters. We all know the dangers of distracted driving. Aside from the hefty fines associated with being caught due to non-compliance, the real danger is the numerous accidents and deaths that ...
August 24, 2016Scott Peters
Welcome to our new series Bridging the Gap: Airline Lessons. There is a problem in the flight training industry. Best practices from the world of airline operations frequently don't make their way back to those of us who are delivering the flight training. Ideally, flight schools should be regularly improving, and ...
August 2, 2016Scott Peters