Chair’s Corner

I am writing this just a day after the NTSB held a forum to examine the problem of loss-of-control (LOC) accidents and explore possible…

Executive Director Report

Greetings and Salutations. By now you’ve gotten a chance to read the press release and my ‘Bio’ on the SAFE website or in one…

Unlearning Bad Habits

Brad Whitsitt, inventor of the Xwind training device and instructor extraordinaire, likes to tell a story during our seminars about a client and his…

Stress, and Pilot Performance: Part 1

Imagine that you are on a solo cross-country flight in a single-engine airplane. According to your last calculation, you have used more fuel than…

There I Was…Having A Great Time!

As a CFI, DPE and tailwheel guy, I sometimes get to fly interesting airplanes. I get calls for instructional situations that other people can’t…