The weather reports for your route reveals it's a great day to log some light IFR for an enjoyable flight along the Gulf coast. The only wrinkle is that your GPS is acting up, so you decide not to use it until you can have it looked at.
Unfortunately, accidents happen—and when they do, a little information can sometimes make a big difference. The Air Safety Institute's new video covers often-overlooked items that should be part of every preflight passenger briefing. You'll also get helpful survival tips from NTSB and CAP experts, and learn the single best way to increase your odds of rescue.
On June 13 at 8:00 p.m. ET, join AOPA Foundation President Bruce Landsberg and air traffic controller Andy Marosvari for an engaging discussion on the deadly hazards posed by thunderstorms, and how in-cockpit weather tools and ATC can help you avoid them. You'll learn important facts about the limitations of ATC weather radar, datalink weather, and common (and dangerous) assumptions pilots and controllers sometimes make. Register for webinar >>
Learn more in less time with ASI’s free, interactive online courses. Most courses provide a personalized completion certificate and qualify for AOPA Accident Forgiveness and the FAA WINGS program. Visit the Online Education page for access to ASI's online courses, in addition to Real Pilot Stories, Accident Case Studies, and Webinars.
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