Safety: December 2020, Old School Safety Lessons

This month we look back through the archives to find some great classic aeronautical wisdom. Most of these videos were produced by the FAA and are a glimpse into the “good old days” of private aviation. While the picture is grainy, and the sound quality is sometimes lacking, the lessons learned are still just as valuable today as they were 50 years ago.

FAASTeam Topic of the Month:

This month we look at the importance of aircraft performance monitoring and ways we can accurately verify that our club airplanes are performing as expected. Challenge your club members to see how their skills stack up against the book numbers in your airplane. This is also a good time to look into the advantages of modern engine monitoring systems to upgrade your panel with. If you have any questions about this topic or how you can present it to your club, contact us.

December FAASTeam Topic of the Month

FAA and Other Safety Videos (Links to Youtube):

If you have any other suggestions that we may have missed, please contact us!


No Sweat! USAF 1950's

One Eye on the Instruments FAA 1962

Rx for Flight FAA 1965

Stall Conditions and Spins FAA 1960's

Density Altitude FAA 1966

Path to Safety FAA 1966

Caution: Wake Turbulence FAA 1960's

Charlie, FAA 1967

All it Takes is Once FAA 1968

Safety by the Numbers FAA 1969

Weather to Fly FAA 1971

Eagle-Eyed Pilot FAA 1971

Dusk to Dawn FAA 1971

Takeoffs and Landings FAA 1976

Hypoxia FAA 1976



Aerodynamics for Naval Aviators 1965



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