You mentioned, “can we do this checkride tonight without a landing light?”. 91.205 only requires it to be operational “for hire”. Let’s say it was placarded inop and a maintenance log notation was made per 91.213. Is a DPE technically operating “for hire” and therefore you would need the landing light to work? Kind of a ‘gotcha’ question but…[Read more]
I thought I should mention 91.205. (12) If the aircraft is operated for hire over water and beyond power-off gliding distance from shore, approved flotation gear readily available to each occupant and, unless the aircraft is operating under part 121 of this subchapter, at least one pyrotechnic signaling device. As used in this section,…[Read more]
evansb24 replied to the topic A very bad first day on the job…. Fixing It Beforehand in the forum In Flight Emergencies 2 months, 1 week ago
The pilot in this situation has a serious resignative attitude and seems like he is forgetting the fact that he is PIC and even if he has to disappoint his boss, clients, etc. they would be safe if he had taken a moment to slow down and ensure the flight could be completed safely. Lack of Airmanship was disturbing, particularly as it relates to…[Read more]
Reading Weather Basics
In this course we’ll cover the basics of reading weather forecasts and observations:
FAs (area forecasts)
You’ll learn the basics of how to read the coded text of weather forecasts, and the important information about each individual weather product you need to know for your written exam and checkride!