I attempt to teach - My first lesson to become a CFI

My first lesson to become a Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI). Flying with my friend Mark who is a CFI.

This is my third time riding in the right seat of an airplane, and first time actually trying to provide instructions. Please keep in mind, editing removes a lot of context and Mark is pretending to be a student.

Let me Explain! Why my airplane is still down


My airplane is still down for maintenance, and in this video I explain that the problem is lifter spalling and what we're doing to repair the airplane. There were some shipping delays and other reasons. In doing research for this video and the repair, I'm finding this is not an uncommon issue on CM engines, and there is a "Service Information Directive SID05-1B" from 2005 and updated in 2016 that explains how to inspect the engine for this sort of abnormal wear http://www.tcmlink.com/pdf2/SID05-1B.pdf

Drilling the Procedure in Aviation and Cyber Security

In the last article, we spoke about checklists, how they can be used objectively and subjectively in a risk management perspective, how checklists touch on the critical items that if skipped or forgotten could spell disaster. We illustrated how the use of checklists is not about ticking boxes, but can be used to push security culture, teamwork, and discipline. We started to discuss how some checklists need to be practiced. 

Checklists, in Aviation and Cybersecurity

In my previous article, we discussed how some of the aviation and cyber security regulations have come about, and what are some of the driving factors. Typically it is a loss of some sort; most of the aviation regulations are borne of the loss of life. The pre-flight checklist is no exception.

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