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General Aviation news, pilot tips for beginners & experts, interviews, listener questions answered, technical details on G1000 & Perspective glass cockpits & flying GPS approaches. 40 yrs experience flying general aviation aircraft. As an active flight instructor, I bring my daily experiences in the air to this show to help teach pilots and future pilots to fly safely. I'm a Platinum Cirrus CSIP instructor and work with people who are thinking about buying a new or used SR20 or SR22. Go to AviationNewsTalk.com for my contact information, or to click on Listener Questions, which lets you speak into your phone to leave a question you’d like answered on the show.

General Aviation news, pilot tips for beginners & experts, interviews, listener questions answered, technical details on G1000 & Perspective glass cockpits & flying GPS approaches. 40 yrs experience flying general aviation aircraft. As an active flight instructor, I bring my daily experiences in the air to this show to help teach pilots and future pilots to fly safely. I'm a Platinum Cirrus CSIP instructor and work with people who are thinking about buying a new or used SR20 or SR22. Go to AviationNewsTalk.com for my contact information, or to click on Listener Questions, which lets you speak into your phone to leave a question you’d like answered on the show.

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General Aviation news, pilot tips for beginners & experts, interviews, listener questions answered, technical details on G1000 & Perspective glass cockpits & flying GPS approaches. 40 yrs experience flying general aviation aircraft. As an active flight instructor, I bring my daily experiences in the air to this show to help teach pilots and future pilots to fly safely. I'm a Platinum Cirrus CSIP instructor and work with people who are thinking about buying a new or used SR20 or SR22. Go to AviationNewsTalk.com for my contact information, or to click on Listener Questions, which lets you speak into your phone to leave a question you’d like answered on the show.

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@maxtrescott

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English

Contact:

650-224-7124


Episodes

175 ForeFlight New Features Update with the Cofounders, Engine Out Emergency Interview + GA News

1/26/2021
175 ForeFlight New Features Update with the Cofounders, Engine Out Emergency Interview + GA News Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you're thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20 or SR22. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus. Please help support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon. Send us an email If you have a question you'd like answered on the show, let listeners hear you ask...

Duration:01:06:13

174 CAP Interview – Delivering Vaccine, Military Training Routes, Thunderstorms + GA News

1/17/2021
174 CAP Interview – Delivering Vaccine, Military Training Routes, Thunderstorms + GA News Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you're thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20 or SR22. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus. Please help support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon. Send us an email If you have a question you'd like answered on the show, let listeners hear you ask the...

Duration:01:01:13

173 Remotely Piloted Cargo Aircraft, Sterile Cockpit for GA, Instrument Departures & ODPs + GA News

1/11/2021
173 Remotely Piloted Cargo Aircraft, Sterile Cockpit for GA, Instrument Departures & ODPs + GA News Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you're thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20 or SR22. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus. Please help support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon. Send us an email If you have a question you'd like answered on the show, let listeners hear you...

Duration:01:17:59

172 How to Choose an Instrument Approach, RH of Opposing Bases, Syringe Pilot Shares Details + GA News

1/4/2021
Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you're thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20 or SR22. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus. Please help support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon. Send us an email If you have a question you'd like answered on the show, let listeners hear you ask the question, by recording your listener question using your phone. Summary 172 Max talks about...

Duration:01:06:20

171 My Visit with the Pipistrel Panthera + GA News

12/28/2020
171 My Visit with the Pipistrel Panthera + GA News Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you're thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20 or SR22. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus. Please help support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon. Send us an email If you have a question you'd like answered on the show, let listeners hear you ask the question, by recording your listener...

Duration:01:00:30

170 Mastering the Go-Around – Safety Talk with Rob Mark

12/7/2020
170 Mastering the Go-Around – Safety Talk with Rob Mark You can also watch the YouTube version of this video. Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you're thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20, SR22 or SF50 Vision Jet. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus. Please help support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon. Send us an email If you have a question you'd like answered on the...

Duration:00:46:21

169 Fuel Gauge Accuracy, IFR Visual Approaches, & Listener Close Calls + GA News

11/27/2020
169 Fuel Gauge Accuracy, IFR Visual Approaches, & Listener Close Calls + GA News Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you're thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20 or SR22. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus. Please help support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon. Send us an email If you have a question you'd like answered on the show, let listeners hear you ask the question,...

Duration:01:09:52

168 How to Avoid Deadly Weather-Related Accidents – Safety Moment with Rob Mark

11/16/2020
168 How to Avoid Deadly Weather-Related Accidents – Safety Moment with Rob Mark Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you're thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20, SR22 or SF50 Vision Jet. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus. Please help support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon. Send us an email If you have a question you'd like answered on the show, let listeners hear you ask...

Duration:00:49:53

167 Fuel Exhaustion and Fuel Starvation Accidents + GA News

11/9/2020
167 Fuel Exhaustion and Fuel Starvation Accidents + GA News Summary 167 Max talks about several recent fuel-related accidents and what the FAA’s Risk Management Handbook and the Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge say pilots can do to avoid these kinds of accidents. Listener feedback includes an FAA legal opinion on how pilots can use a non-CFII to get instrument current in actual conditions. And a controller asks about how pilots get to the MEA without an ODP. News...

Duration:01:07:24

166 Instrument Flying Gotchas, Filing IFR Flight Plans, and a Pilot Deviation + GA News

11/2/2020
166 Instrument Flying Gotchas, Filing IFR Flight Plans, and a Pilot Deviation + GA News Summary 166 Max talks about IFR gotchas he’s encountered recently. He also talks about his recent five-day trip flying a Vision Jet around the West. He discusses closing flight plans at non-towered airports and how failing to do so can lead to a pilot deviation. He discusses his Rule of Two which led to going missed early, the DFC90 autopilot, and a restriction for RNAV-equipped aircraft starting at an...

Duration:01:17:32

165 How to get a Helicopter License and a Job Flying Helicopters + GA News

10/12/2020
165 How to get a Helicopter License and a Job Flying Helicopters + GA News Summary 165 Max talks with Steve Bush, owner of Lone Star Helicopters, about FAA requirements for a Private helicopter certificate and the typical hours required. Steve also talks about the different types of helicopters used in the training and their typical cost. He also talks about the current strong market for helicopter pilots, and typical number of hours needed to qualify for different helicopter...

Duration:01:10:13

164 Helicopter Rescue from California Fires

9/30/2020
Summary 164 In September 2020, the California National Guard rescued nearly 400 people trapped by the Creek Fire. Max gets the inside story of the rescue by talking with Col. David Hall of the 40 Combat Aviation Brigade and helicopter pilot Kipp Goding. He also talked with Henri Laborde, one of the rescued hikers. Kipp talks about the UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter and the challenges of flying in heavy smoke. Mentioned in the Show 40th Combat Aviation Brigade - Facebook page California...

Duration:00:55:16

163 How Safe is Commercial Air Travel?

9/21/2020
Summary 163 Max talks about his roundtrip from SFO to Knoxville on the airlines and an MIT study that estimates the chances of catching COVID on an airline flight. While the terminals appear safe, the highest risk is in flight, as not everyone is properly masked. He shares what he learned about the mask he was wearing and has recommendations for choosing a mask. While safe, airline travel isn’t a lot of fun. Mentioned in the Show KN95 Masks that Max Uses - 10 pack Powecom website to...

Duration:00:31:26

162 Cirrus SR22 Crashes on an Instrument Approach after Unnecessary Fuel Stop + GA News

9/11/2020
162 Max talks about a fatal crash with many risk factors including a pilot who had low total flying time and relatively little experience in an SR22. After a 5-hour flight, flown late at night, he diverted to buy cheap fuel at another airport close to his home. During that time, his home field went below minimums. He appeared to be unaware he was 0.6 miles off course throughout the entire approach.

Duration:01:08:26

161 Kobe Bryant Crash Update and Aviation News of the Weird with Flying Magazine’s Rob Mark

8/31/2020
161 Kobe Bryant Crash Update and Aviation News of the Weird with Flying Magazine’s Rob Mark Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you're thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20, SR22 or SF50 Vision Jet. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus. Please help support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon. Send us an email If you have a question you'd like answered on the show, let listeners...

Duration:01:02:43

160 Electric Aircraft 2020 and Why You’ll Want One - Interview with George Bye

8/24/2020
160 George Bye has been on a 12-year quest to make electric aircraft a reality. He explains the many benefits to electric aircraft including aerodynamic efficiency since the aircraft nose can be smaller, improved propeller efficiency, vastly lower operating cost, no CO2, lower noise, and more reliable. He also discusses the purchase price and delivery timetable for the eFlyer 2.

Duration:00:43:34

159 Aviation Weather Briefings and other Preflight Action Required by 91.103 + GA News

8/17/2020
159 Aviation Weather Briefings and other Preflight Action Required by 91.103 + GA News Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you're thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20 or SR22. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus. Please help support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon. Send us an email If you have a question you'd like answered on the show, let listeners hear you ask the...

Duration:01:00:32

158 Emergency Landing of Student Pilot, Instructor Passes Out – Interview Max Sylvester

8/10/2020
158 Emergency Landing of Student Pilot, Instructor Passes Out – Interview Max Sylvester Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you're thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20 or SR22. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus. Please help support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon. Send us an email If you have a question you'd like answered on the show, let listeners hear you ask the...

Duration:01:18:55

157 5 Ways Somatogravic Illusion is Killing Pilots + GA News

7/30/2020
157 5 Ways Somatogravic Illusion is Killing Pilots + GA News Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you're thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20 or SR22. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus. Please help support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon. Send us an email If you have a question you'd like answered on the show, let listeners hear you ask the question, by recording your...

Duration:00:57:34

156 Atlas Air Crash Flight 3591 Explained & What GA Pilots Can Learn from It

7/17/2020
156 Atlas Air Crash Flight 3591 Explained & What GA Pilots Can Learn from It Your Cirrus Specialist. Call me if you're thinking of buying a new Cirrus SR20 or SR22. Call 1-650-967-2500 for Cirrus purchase and training assistance, or to take my online seminar: So You Want to Fly or Buy a Cirrus. Please help support the show with a donation via PayPal or Patreon. Send us an email If you have a question you'd like answered on the show, let listeners hear you ask the question, by...

Duration:01:05:13