Airmanship Skills


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Getting Back in the Flying Game!

April 30, 2020, Mark Burgess, Chief Pilot, Prevailance Aerospace

We are living in unprecedented times. The COVID-19 crisis has essentially shut down many flight departments and training organizations around…

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How to Fly Reliably Alert

February 3, 2020, Matthew van Wollen, Chief Financial Officer, Pulsar Informatics, Inc.

Clearly, you don’t want to be in a safety‐sensitive situation when a lapse of attention occurs. For your own safety and that of your passengers and fellow crew, it is imperative that you be reliably alert throughout your duty period. But how do you go about ensuring alertness?

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A New Approach to Pilot Training for Owner/Operators

December 6, 2019, Vanessa Christie, Chief Executive Officer, Prevailance Aerospace

While simulator time is an important part of ensuring that pilots have the skills they need, owner/operators should not underestimate the value of on-aircraft training. Learn why.

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Coming to Terms With the Business Aviation Talent Shortage

September 27, 2019, Global Aerospace, Aviation Insurance Provider, Global Aerospace, Inc.

The aviation industry is somewhat unique in its talent requirements. Highly skilled and experienced personnel are essential to safe, effective…

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Taking on Startle – One Flight at a Time!

September 10, 2019, Renee Brilhante, Instructor Pilot, Prevailance Aerospace

In my first 13 years of flying, I faced little more than a dead battery. This past winter, however, I…

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Most Valued Insurance Policy Ever!

May 8, 2019, Chris Thomas, Instructor Pilot, Prevailance Aerospace

The discussion of pilots’ over reliance on automation is in the forefront of most aviation accident investigations. With more than…

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Startle Who? Startle You!

December 5, 2018, Mark Burgess, Chief Pilot, Prevailance Aerospace

After flying with hundreds of students as a flight instructor in the U.S. Navy then as a flight instructor in…

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Taking on Spins & Stalls – A Brief History

July 6, 2018, Mark Burgess, Chief Pilot, Prevailance Aerospace

More than 100 years ago, as the Wright brothers experimented with different aircraft designs, they recognized that control of a…

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Defeating Startle—Training You Cannot Afford to Live Without

January 5, 2018, John Fristachi, Instructor Pilot, Prevailance Aerospace

Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) is becoming ever more widely recognized as a necessity in combating the grim statistics…

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Angle of Attack (AoA) Management

October 6, 2017, John Owens, CEO, Prevailance Aerospace

It’s hard to manage Angle of Attack (AoA) if the dynamic information isn’t directly available to the pilot. This is…

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