Handling In-Flight Emergencies - Audio Course (MP3 Download)

Rod Machado

$ 19.95 


Rod Machado's "Handling In-Flight Emergencies - Audio Course" contains four hours of Rod's educational, engaging and entertaining program presented LIVE to a group of highly motivated pilots. You can download to and listen to these files on your iThingy, Android or MP3 device and Laugh & Learn while driving or sitting in the comfort of your own home. This course contains four MP3 files in one "zipped file," with each file approximately one hour in length. The course covers the following subjects. (This course is also located in the "Rod Machado Live" audio series.)

  • Preventing In-flight Airframe Failure
  • How Autopilots and Electric Trim Can Hurt You If You're Not Careful
  • The Truth About Turbulence
  • What You Were Not Taught About Maneuvering Speed
  • Handling Rudder, Aileron and Elevator Control Failure
  • What to Do When a Door or Window Pops Open
  • Dealing With Asymmetric Flap Displacement
  • Dealing With an In-flight Petroleum-based Fire
  • Handling an Electrical Fire
  • Resetting Circuit Breakers
  • Solving Electrical System Issues
  • Surviving Smoke in the Cockpit
  • Handling a Fractured Propeller Blade
  • Handling a Runaway Constant Speed Propeller
  • What to Do When the Gear (or some of it) Won't Come Down
  • Why Gear-up Landings Aren't Dangerous When Done Right (if you have to do one, of course)
  • Picking Better Emergency Landing Sites
  • How to Crash an Airplane and Survive
  • And more...


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