Safety

Aerodynamics Webinar

Venture beyond Bernoulli and Newton when you join AOPA Foundation President Bruce Landsberg and panelists Rich Stowell (Master Aerobatic Instructor and 2006 National CFI of the Year) and Brian E. Smith (NASA Ames Research Center) in an energetic review of aerodynamic principles beyond the four forces of flight. As Landsberg leads a high-paced discussion with amazing video clips you’ll discover the true meaning of power and pitch and what flying angle of attack is all about. Grab this chance to come away a precise aviator in all flight regimes.

 
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Central Region - 2013 Archie League Awards

4:28 min

Kevin Cook and Steve Clark, St. Louis TRACON

Eastern Region - 2013 Archie League Awards

3:53 min

Dave Giberson and Corey Grafe, Philadelphia Tower

Alaskan Region - 2013 Archie League Awards

3:49 min

Ryan Williams, Anchorage Center

Interview with NTSB Chairman

4:30 min

An exclusive interview with NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman.

Underwater Escape

13:46 min

For many pilots, the prospect of crash landing in water is one of the most terrifying things in aviation. Bryan Webster has been there, done that, and says they’re right to be afraid. Listen as he tells the tale of a wild flight that ended in the drink, and shares some of the knowledge he’s gained in 15 years of teaching water egress techniques. (Approx. 13 minutes)

Airport Challenge - DE

1:10 min

Al Marsh highlights difficult airports.

Improving General Aviation Safety

17:27 min

AOPA Foundation President Bruce Landsberg on what the AOPA Air Safety Institute is doing to improve general aviation safety.

Winter survival

1:11 min

Fire, shelter, and water are key to surviving after an aircraft accident.

Aircraft Ice Protection

5:26 min

How the TKS anti-ice system works, and strategies for dealing with aircraft ice. Kevin Hawley, CAV Ice Protection Systems.

The Impossible Turn

6:03 min

Engine failure! Straight ahead or turn back to the airport?

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