Syracuse Safety Stand Down 2024!

Immediate Aviation Safety Improvement!
FAA WINGS Seminar: KSYR,  Mar 23rd



Safety Stand Down

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Overcome "Magical Thinking"
and "Mission Mentality!" with stoical approach; bad things *can/do* happen!

GA Advantages!

Fun, Freedom, Flexibility, Can Invite Risks!

Little planes are much harder to fly safely (but more fun)!

Automobile Safety:
"Technological Solution"

"Red Zone Awareness"

"SAFE Strategies:"  Vigilant and Prepared (97% of fatal stalls begin at pattern altitude and below)

Unrecoverable stalls!

FAA WINGS! Great For Proficiency/Safety


KAIZEN: "Continuous Improvement!"

3P Model: Perceive, Process, Perform

Defeating "Magical Thinking" and "Mission Mentality"

AOPA Decision Course

Creating a "Crew of One" With Metacognition.

Use Metacognition

✈✈Reflect after every flight; was the flight success luck or skill (calibrate!)?
✈✈What should I change for next time?
✈✈What critical skills should I improve and practice?
Single Pilot Resource Management

"Cooper Awareness Code"

Ready For Anything

"Alive/Awareness Continuum"

Human Awareness

Automation Can Make You Stupid!

The Automation Paradox

"Essential Aerodynamics"

AOPA Aerodynamics Course

What Makes a "Scary Pilot"

Human Awareness

Emergency Lessons!

Could *YOU* Pull this Off? Every CFI must teach these essential skills - Watch this video!

Emergency Lessons!

Cautious To Cocky!

Human Weakness of "Normalizing!"

Normal Stupidity

Defeat Startle!

Practice emergencies often - Safety requires proficiency and vigilance; "ready for anything!"

Ready For Anything!

Manage Distractions!

Deviations and Accidents Often Start Here

Master Instructors

Practice Crosswind Skills!

Crosswinds can (commonly) bend planes!

Crosswind Blog

Stabilizing Non-Precision [Here]

"Dive and Drive VS Steady"


Understanding Icing "Here"


Gravity Works!

Know your "numbers!"

Dec. eNews

Usable Aerodynamics!
Every Pilot Must Watch This (3X?)!

Usable Aerodynamics

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