6 Hour Emergency Awareness Seminar


- How to control your airplane in a crisis

  1. Introduction (30 min)
  2. Flight Controls and Stability (30 min)
    1. What really controls what?
    2. PIC controls the airplanes energy
  3. Stalls (60 min)
    1. Low energy
    2. Entry and recognition (Incipient and full)

Break (15 min)

  1. Spins (60 min)
    1. PARE Spin Recovery
    2. Spin dynamics: Effect of power, aileron, rudder and elevator in a spin.

Lunch (60 min)

  1. Slips and Skids (30 min)
    1. Pilot induced yaw flight conditions
  2. Overbank tendencies (30 min)
    1. High energy
    2. Power - Push - Roll recovery
    3. Spirals and spiral recoveries

Break (15 min)

  1. Aircraft Range (30 min)
    1. Performance
    2. Time
    3. Distance
    4. Overall best fuel economy
  2. Control Failures (60 min)
    1. Set it - Check it - Turn it (Speed - Spot - Set-up)
    2. Gliding flight
    3. Effect of Airspeed, Flaps, Wind, CG and Weight on the glide.
    4. Full / Partial Power Failure
    5. Aileron, Rudder, Elevator and Trim control failures
    6. Airspeed indicator failure
    7. Emergency Decision Making
      • Emergency descent
      • Off Airport Landings
  3. Crash Survivability (15 min)
    1. Control impact speed and impact angle to survive
    2. Distraction > Faulty Perception > Inappropriate Control Input
  4. Questions (15 min)