The March/April 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing takes a look at what it takes to “get back in the flying game.” Whether it’s transitioning to a new type of aircraft, or returning from a flying hiatus, the articles here will provide safety and training advice and help you fine tune your plan for returning to the skies.
Among the feature articles in this issue include:
- “Getting Back in the Game” – a look at how pilots can get back into flying after a period of inactivity (p. 9)
- “Hands Off!” – explores how to prevent stalls with the proper use of trim(p. 13)
- and “All Hands on Deck!” – examines the tenants of Single-Pilot Resource Management (SRM) (p. 19)
Other features include “Shifting Gears” – provides tips for tackling transition training (p. 16) , how to avoid animal invasions of your aircraft (p. 8), and “Total Recall,” focuses on how Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) can help you improve your skills (p. 22).
The issue’s Jumspeat department (p. 1) explores how you can lay out a game plan for getting back in the air, while Nuts, Bolts, and Electrons (p. 28) covers transition between seasons and potential airworthiness threats to look out for.
FAA Safety Briefing is the safety policy voice for the non-commercial general aviation community. The magazine’s objective is to improve safety by:
- making the community aware of FAA resources
- helping readers understand safety and regulatory issues, and
- encouraging continued training
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