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Flight Instruction

Of course most of the videos on this page are presented as flight instruction, but these particular videos have a narrowly selected topic and don't fall into the other categories.

The Great Circle ETP Myth — April 24, 2017

Have you ever heard that entering an ETP into an FMS's flight plan will change the course flown between waypoints?

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Well it doesn't. Let's bust that myth right now.

The NOTAM King — May 18, 2017

Eddie confronts the NOTAM system head on and is given a rare glimpse of the NOTAM King.

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Discover with Eddie just how dangerously inept our NOTAM system is and the key to survival.

Flying

Here are several videos of Eddie in a pilot's seat.

CRM: Once Around the Pattern — June 8, 2013

Flown once around the Bedford, MA pattern

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A look at Eddie and fellow pilot from the jump seat.

It's magic — December 2, 2013

Three views of a pattern ride with a landing at minimums

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We set up the cameras to look at the reversers following maintenance. Well if we set up one camera, why not three? We did that and then the ceiling and visibility fell. The reversers worked fine and, for a change, so did the EVS.

L-39 Nose High Recovery — February 26, 2015

Flown with "Stallion 51" in Kissimmee, FL.

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A look at Eddie flying a nose high recovery "under the hood" in an L-39.

L-39 Nose Low Recovery — February 26, 2015

Flown with "Stallion 51" in Kissimmee, FL.

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A look at Eddie flying a nose low recovery "under the hood" in an L-39.

P-51 Nose High Recovery — February 26, 2015

Flown with "Stallion 51" in Kissimmee, FL.

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A look at Eddie flying a nose high recovery in a P-51.

Podcasts

Every now and then Eddie gets asked to present in the podcast format. Every now and then he remembers to hit the "record" button.

ACN/PCN — May 9, 2018

Presented to a WebEx meeting of FlightSafety International Instructors

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I spoke at the 2018 NBAA International Operator's Conference and included a few words about pavement classification. I got several requests to expand on that, including from the people in charge of international procedures training at FlightSafety. I gave this presentation via WebEx for them.

The Normalization of Compliance Podcast — January 10, 2018

Presented to the Aeronomx Safety Officer Call

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A short presentation about the normalization of compliance and some Q & A.

Silliness

Eddie has a wide selection of silly videos, but not many are ready for prime time.

A Day in the Life — December 20, 2016

A bit of silliness, this . . .

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We trace Eddie from morning to evening on a day The Lovely Mrs. Haskel is away in Hawaii. We see Eddie's morning email routine, a quick flight, and three meals.

Speeches

Eddie likes speaking in front of an audience, but isn't always able to bring a video camera. Here are a few times where the venue took the video or made provisions for Eddie's video team.

Automation Resource Management — June 20, 2018

Presented to the Westchester Aviation Association

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The theme of this conference was "Big Data and Technology: The Impact on Safety" and I was asked to tackle the subject of automation. Luckily, I have an article of that very subject: Automation Resource Management.

Better Decision Making — June 12, 2015

Presented to the Pilatus Owners & Pilots Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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The secrets to making better decisions.

Checklist Discipline — June 10, 2018

This was a speech to the Twin Cessna Flyer meeting in Nashville, TN on May 31, 2018.

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We cover the origin of checklists, Challenge-Do-Verify versus Do-Verify (the "flow"), single pilot cockpit techniques, as well as the "Three Senses" technique. Oh yes, we cover some surgery techniques too.

Good Pilots Gone Bad — March 13, 2017

I spoke to the Air Charter Safety Foundation in early March, 2017, about the pilots on N121JM, the Gulfstream IV that crashed in 2014 at Bedford, Massachusetts.

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They asked me to hypothesize about the human factors involved that would lead two professional pilots to act with (as the NTSB put it) Habitual, Intentional Noncompliance. My theory is that they were once good pilots, but they had gone bad. This is a video of the speech. I also wrote an article about this for Business & Commercial Aviation magazine in an article called, "Fixing Problem Pilots."

Pre-Accident Investigator — June 15, 2016

Presented to the Teterboro Users Group, Teterboro, NJ

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Becoming a "pre-accident investigator" to investigate the causes of accidents before they happen.

Safety Stand Down: "I'm Blind" — October 1, 2013

Presented to the Bombardier Safety Stand Down, Wichita, KS

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Telling the story of a lightning strike in a Boeing 747.

Safety Stand Down: Selecting Safety Officers — October 1, 2013

Presented to the Bombardier Safety Stand Down, Wichita, KS

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Answering the question: "how do you choose a safety officer?"

Skipping Complacency — Septmber 10, 2018

Presented to the Southern California Aviation Association

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Rather than let complacency creep up on you, why not just skip it?

The Normalization of Deviance — June 15, 2016

Presented to the Bridgewater State University Aviation School, Bridgewater, MA

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How to avoid the normalization of deviance, presented to new aviators.

Stuck Mike

Mike is often called upon by his friend Mike to substitute-host for this program, "The Stuck Mike Show." Mike usually leaves the choice of topics of to Eddie. But Eddie usually talks about something related to Mike's absence.

The Stuck Mike Show: Careless and Reckless — November 23, 2017

A brief discussion of 14 CFR 91.13: Careless and Reckless Operation of an Aircraft

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Eddie reflects on a few examples of careless and reckless operation he had seen over the years, and a more recent example.

The Stuck Mike Show: Criticism — May 10, 2018

The art of dishing out and receiving criticism.

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Eddie talks about how to give constructive criticism and how to take criticism offered poorly.

The Stuck Mike Show: Memorize This! — October 15, 2017

A brief discussion of immediate action items, meant to compliment the article: Immediate Action!.

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Eddie reveals an old Air Force method used to memorize immediate action items.

Stuck Mike: Movies — August 10, 2018

Mike is Stuck in a bit of a mood, so it is up to Eddie to sub for him again.

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Eddie thinks what Mike really needs is a shot in the arm to reignite his passion for aviation. So this episode is all about Eddie's top ten favorite movies.

The Stuck Mike Show: Pressure — July 10, 2018

Mike made a few bad decisions when operating his tires under-inflated and then not getting them properly serviced. Now he's stuck in a Motel 6 in Fairbanks, Alaska. So Eddie fills in again.

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Eddie decides to talk about how to take care of aircraft tires from a pilot's perspective. How do you check tire pressure? Why you should use nitrogen and not ordinary air? Can you, the pilot, do any of this?

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