Handling In-Flight Emergencies eLearning Course

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NEW! Six Hour Interactive Course on Handling In-flight Emergencies, 
Copyright 2020/Updated to 2021. You have lifetime access and this course is always current and updated frequently. THIS IS AN ONLINE COURSE that meets all new ACS standards.

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Welcome to Rod Machado's interactive eLearning course on handling in-flight emergencies. If you've ever wondered whether or not you could handle some of the more common and rare in-flight emergencies a pilot might experience, then this is the course that will train you to do so. Rod provides practical strategies for dealing with these emergencies and does so in a fun, interesting and highly educational way. Not only are these ideas presented with animation, you'll also see actual, in-flight demonstrations of certain emergency procedures. This six-hour course also contains questions to test your knowledge. You can even download the course to your tablet device for off-line viewing. The following are some of the topics covered in this course.

  • Preventing structural failures.
  • Handling runaway airspeed conditions.
  • Identifying and stopping in-flight flutter.
  • Preventing loss of control in IMC.
  • Why maneuvering speed is not what you think it is.
  • Handling split flap conditions.
  • Dealing with aileron and rudder failure.
  • The six ways to control pitch when the elevator fails.
  • What to do if a propeller blade fractures.
  • How constant speed props can fail and how to manage this.
  • How to actually check the constant speed propeller's governor.
  • What to do when a constant speed propeller overspeeds.
  • What to do when a door/window opens in flight.
  • Identifying and handling ground-based fires during engine start.
  • Identifying and handling electrical fires in flight.
  • Dealing with engine fires in flight.
  • Dealing with wing fires in flight.
  • Dealing with cabin fires in flight.
  • The safest clothing a pilot can and should wear in flight.
  • Using your cockpit's fire extinguisher.
  • Understanding your airplane's electrical system.
  • Handling an overcharging alternator.
  • Handling an undercharging alternator.
  • How long will your airplane's battery last during electrical failure?
  • Autopilot problems and how to identify and deal with them.
  • Handling carburetor icing.
  • Dealing with induction system icing.
  • What to do when your engine quits.
  • How to ditch an airplane.
  • How to crash and survive the impact.
  • How to properly decelerate your airplane during an emergency landing.
  • How to make an emergency landing.
  • Attempting engine restart after engine failure.
  • Picking a good emergency landing site.
  • The airplanes pilot/passenger restraint system.
  • Exiting the airplane after the emergency landing.
  • Post crash fires and how to prevent them.
  • Gear up landings and how to do them if necessary.

    Rod Machado makes learning fun with his educational and enjoyable interactive eLearning courses. You're sure to enjoy this program and learn a lot in the process. 

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