Tal reviews Avidyne functionality with some tips that aren’t necessarily obvious from the manual. Thanks Tal!
Discussion about ice and snow hazards, FAA OTC medication update (given that it’s cold and flu season, please review this briefly), and flight controls while taxiing.
There was mention of the Garmin G5 being installed in aircraft, the manual to familiarize yourself with its operation is on the Resources page, and a link to the manual here: https://www.hanscomaeroclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/190-01112-12_B.pdf
For October 2019 (Fire Safety month), we discuss emergency procedures for fires on the ground (during startup) and in flight.
Then, we hear from Massport Deputy Chief Eric Warren for more details on the specific capabilities of Massport at Hanscom, and a live demo of Engine 51 (one of 2 ARFFs on-site).
Many thanks to the Massport Fire crew for coming to speak with us and show us your equipment first-hand!
Review of current airplane status (including upgrades to Warrior N43128).
Steve gives an overview of the state of the club including rates.
Dave Noones reviews the new ICAO flight plans, Dave and Marc V. are working to incorporate it on the Flight Plan Form we use when dispatching aircraft.
Apologies in advance for the camera switch and motion, ran out of memory during Steve’s portion, so had to switch to backup (cell phone).
Video on hot and flooded engine starting, a review of the Piper hot/flooded starting procedures for Arrow III and Warrior II, and a review of East Ramp construction beginning August 12.
Hear about bird strikes, life jackets, various other matters and of course this website. Get well soon, Steve!
Hear Nate talk about summer flying considerations.
The May safety meeting featured a talk with controllers from the Hanscom tower.