Feb 25, 2021
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179 Max talks about the eight lessons that any pilot can learn about handling emergencies from the United 328 engine failure. The first one is to Wind the Clock, which means to take a moment to collect your thoughts instead of rushing to take an action that might be wrong. Later Max Flight of the Airplane Geeks podcast talks about jet engine failures. Plus listener feedback and questions.
Max's Lessons from United 328 Engine Failure
1. Wind the Clock
2. Notify ATC
3. Run Your Emergency Checklists
4. Ask for Delay Vectors
5. In some cases you may want to stay higher while dealing with the emergency
6. Answering ATC questions might not be your highest priority
7. Stay Close to an Airport!
8. Monitor Your Position and Guide ATC instructions
Mentioned in the Show
Runway on New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee
Jason Blair blog post on Landing on Ice
NTSB Update: United 328 Boeing 777 Engine Incident
Wind the Clock - IFR Magazine
Wild Matilda website
Wrong Engine Shutdown Causes Global Express Fatal
Thirty Thousand Feet Aviation Directory
Airplane Geeks Podcast
The UAV Digest
ABCDE Engine Failure Checklist
Max Trescott's GPS and WAAS Instrument Flying Handbook
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