Basic Aerodynamics

Airbus Control Laws

Angle of Attack

Asymmetrical Thrust

Balance Tabs

Coffin Corner

Drag

Ground Effect

High Speed Flight

Lift

Low Speed Flight

Mechanics

Operating Flight Strength (V-g / V-n Diagrams)

Properties of the Atmosphere

Range Performance

Stability and Control

Spins

Thermodynamics for Pilots

Thrust

Thrust vs. Power

Trigonometry for Pilots

Turn Performance

Wing Tip Vortices


Flight Engineering

Landing Energy Management

Weight and Balance Principles


Pilot Psychology

Psychology 101

Complacency

Criticism

Happiness

Humility

Improper Techniques (A Tale of Four Garys)

Mental Hygiene

Mentality

Normalization of Deviance

Procedural Intentional Non-Compliance

Safety, Comfort, Reliability

Saying "No"

Panic


Rules of Thumb

Rules of Thumb

Turn Radius

Circling Approach 90° Offset

Circling Approach From Opposite Runway

Bank Angle for an Arc Approach

Arc Distance

Holding Pattern Teardrop Angle

Gradient

Descent VVI

Top of Descent (3° descent angle)

Top of Descent (2.5° descent angle)

Visual Descent Point


Technical

Aim Point vs. Touchdown Point

Amp Hours

Blade Creep

Carbon-Carbon Brakes

EPR

False Precision

Fault Tolerance

Fire

Flight Math

Flight Path Vector

Fuel Capacitance Probes

Fuel Density

Fuel Stratification

Gyroscopes

L/DMAX

Limitations Discipline

Normal Curve

Oxygen

Pi

Pre-Accident Investigator

Reduced Thrust

Three-phase Electrical Power

Turbine Engines

V-Speeds

Waivers to the Laws of Physics

Water Injection


The Books

Book Notes

Flight Lessons 1: Basic Flight

Flight Lessons 2: Advanced Flight

Flight Lessons 3: Experience

International Operations Flight Manual

Altimetry

Altimeter Theory

Altimeter Settings

Altimetry, Metric, QFE/QNH

Altimeter Temperature Correction


Communications

Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC)

ELT

HF

HF Requirement

PDC vs. DCL

Required Communication Performance (RCP)

SATVOICE / SATCOM

SELCAL


Navigation

Coordinates

Course Initial vs. Midpoint

CR-3 / CPU-26 Primer

Direction

Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) / Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) System

Inertial Navigation Systems

Latitude and Longitude

Plotting 101


Surveillance

Required Surveillance Performance (RSP)

Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)

Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADS-C)

Transponder Modes and Codes


References

Cartoons

List of References

Research — Digging for References


Much Ado

Aviation Gurus

Career Advice for Air Force Pilots

Day One (1974)

Harmon Rule of Error (1974)

Lock and Load (1976)

Caffeinated (1977)

Under Duress (1980)

Fat Boy (1985)

The Pareto Principle (1987)

Fuji San (1993)

Survival Driving in Italy (1994)

Medical Hobby Shop (2004)

Photoshop (2007)

Futebol in Rio (2008)

On Safari in Botswana (2008)

April Snow (2011)

Old Man (2015)

Skydrol versus Clean Oil (2016)

Rule 01. Attitude Determines Altitude

Rule 06. Not Every Battle is Worth Fighting

Rule 08. Happiness Takes Effort

Rule 11. You Don't Know What You Don't Know

Rule 20. Trust But Verify

Photography

Photos From the Office

Ten Shots: Amsterdam

Ten Shots: Botswana

Ten Shots: Chicago

Ten Shots: Chicago Midway Airport

Ten Shots: Istanbul

Ten Shots: Mexico City

Ten Shots: Milford Sound

Ten Shots: Paris

Ten Shots: Petrified National Forest

Ten Shots: Prague

Ten Shots: Purdue

Ten Shots: Salisbury Beach

Ten Shots: Savannah

Ten Shots: Serengeti

Ten Shots: Victoria Falls

Flight Lessons

Bernoulli (1782)

Ice-T (1979)

Air Mass (1979)

Single Spin Recovery (1979)

Crosswinds (1979)

Course Intercepts (1979)

Angle (of Attack), Everybody has an (1979)

Landing Speed (1979)

Final Turn (1979)

Duck Soup (1979)

Climb Gradient (1980)

It's Magic (1980)

AR Rendezvous (1980)

Know Your Limitations (1980)

Penetrations (1980)

Leper Crew (1981)

You Gotcher Handsfull Buddy! (1981)

A Practiced Calm (1981)

No Time to Nap (1981)

Vintage Gallo (1982)

B-707 Fuel Leak (1982)

B-707 Burner Can - Bleeding Internally (1982)

Seriousness (1982)

Top of Descent (1982)

Visual Descent Points (1983)

B-707 Tutti Fruiti (1983)

B-707 Depressurization (1984)

You Can't Go Unless You've Been (1984)

B-707 V1 Engine Failure (1984)

60 to 1 (1985)

Salute Smartly Volume One (1985)

Traffic Pattern Geometry (1986)

Holding Pattern Teardrop Angle (1986)

Maximum Range (1986)

Engineers (1987)

Deck Angle (1990)

Discipline (1990)

"Test Pilot" (1991)

Block Times (1992)

Smoothness (1992)

TLAR (That Looks About Right) (1992)

Cold War (1993)

Experto Crede (1993)

Leadership (1994)

An Instrument Approach off a Non-instrument Napkin (1994)

Shot At (1995)

"I've Never Been So Scared" (2001)

Another Shot? (2001)

The Worst Pilot (2001)

Our Best Pilot (2002)

Parlez Vous Aeronautic (2005)

Stan Evil (1985 - 2009)

Drift Up (2009)

A Question of Balance (2016)


Eddie's In-Box

Eddie's In-box

Eddie's In-Box: Adrian

Eddie's In-box: Ivan

Eddie's In-box: "M"

Eddie's In-box: Rahul


Various Videos

Communications — (Captain Clarence Over)

Decision Making — (From POPA 2015)

G450 FLIR Landing — (It's Magic)

Infrared — (GIII Engine Start on FLIR)

G450 CRM — Once around the pattern (2014)

L-39 Half Cuban 8 — (From Upset Training in 2015)

L-39 Immelmann Turn — (From Upset Training in 2015)

L-39 Loop — (From Upset Training in 2015)

L-39 Nose High Recovery — (From Upset Training in 2015)

L-39 Nose Low Recovery — (From Upset Training in 2015)

L-39 Overhead Pattern — (From Upset Training in 2015)

Normalization of Deviance — (From Bridgewater State University in 2016)

P-51 Aileron Roll — (From Upset Training in 2015)

P-51 Half Cuban 8 — (From Upset Training in 2015)

P-51 Nose High Recovery — (From Upset Training in 2015)

P-51 Overhead Pattern — (From Upset Training in 2015)

Pre-Accident Investigator — (From Teterboro User's Group in 2016)

Remaining Calm — (From Safety Stand Down in 2013)

Selecting Safety Officers — (From Safety Stand Down in 2013)

T-38 Visual Pattern — (From Major John Cabigas)