Category: Mountain Flying

Emergency Landing – Less Scary if you think like a glider pilot – Mountain Soaring – Part 2

You only get one shot to land a glider; Great tips to make it count! Proud to be associated with ForeFlight: http://www.foreflight.com/flightchops/ The first aircraft I ever solo’d in was a Schweizer 2-33, and I hadn’t flown one since 1996!  The latest episode has me flying one in the mountains of California! Link to Part…

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Mountain Soaring at 10,500 feet! Crazy strong wind, Lenticular Clouds – California Glider Flying

Flying with a true Soaring Master in really tough conditions! Proud to be associated with ForeFlight: http://www.foreflight.com/flightchops/ Flight Chops CONTESTS! A new contest EVERY month; shared prizes from all our sponsors totalling over $2,000! AND this month thanks to ForeFlight we’ve got a Stratus 2S as the featured prize! I am SUPER stoked to add…

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Flying Ridges and Mountain Passes – good training and prep cuts risks – California – ATC

Flying this close to jagged rocks is intimidating to say the least… Proud to be associated with ForeFlight: http://www.foreflight.com/flightchops/   Mountain Flying Training with Jason Miller was awesome! This is an other of many episodes that I am happy to share from the 2015 workshop! ADDED CONTEXT: Reminder that for this series I was a…

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Take Off at 8,000 ft Density Altitude – C182 Skylane – Mountain Flying – NorCal – ATC audio

It’s all about patience when trying to get off the ground with a high DA… Proud to be associated with ForeFlight: http://www.foreflight.com/flightchops/   Mountain Flying Training with Jason Miller was awesome! This is an other of many episodes that I am happy to share from the 2015 workshop! (Note: CFI = “Certified Flight Instructor” in…

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Hypoxia Symptoms and Avoidance – above 12,500 feet – Mountain Flying – NorCal – ATC audio

The insidious threat that is Hypoxia, affects everyone in a unique way… Proud to be associated with ForeFlight: http://www.foreflight.com/flightchops/   Mountain Flying Training with Jason Miller was awesome! This is an other of many episodes that I am happy to share from the 2015 workshop! RELATED EPISODE LINKS: Birth of a HUGE Wild Fire: http://youtu.be/ZqtRNwXyMvA…

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RV-7 1st flight, speaking at Google & MOVEMBER charity – NorCal – Flying (BONUS 737 sim crash)

Bonus: tease crashing the full motion 737 sim, in this video too 🙂 Proud to be associated with ForeFlight: http://www.foreflight.com/flightchops/ Flight Chops CONTESTS! Win something awesome – new contest every month! current Prize value = $750! Please visit http://www.FlightChops.com for details! My 6 year old daughter is going to shave my Chops on video! That…

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After FORCED LANDING, get FOUND: Search & Rescue friendly FLIGHT PLANS + PLBs – Mountain FLYING

Survival skills aren’t much good, if no one can find you! Proud to be associated with ForeFlight: http://www.foreflight.com/flightchops/   Mountain Flying Training with Jason Miller was awesome! This is an other of many episodes that I am happy to share from the 2015 workshop! RELATED EPISODE LINKS: Birth of a HUGE Wild Fire: http://youtu.be/ZqtRNwXyMvA Landing…

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