safety pilot


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safety pilot

A pilot present in the cockpit primarily to prevent accidents during instrument flying practice by the other pilot or during some other similar mission.
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"When we eventually got it, the support aircraft started leaking fuel so they couldn't fly with us and only two people - Driaan van den Heever, the safety pilot, and I carried on," Megan said.
"Ross, being only 15, has to fly with a safety pilot as you can't have your pilot licence until you're 17, so having someone else in there with him makes a lot more confident."
By now you probably know that BasicMed allows you to be PIC but not a safety pilot. But, there is a workaround that could get you in trouble with your insurance company.
Now, instead of finding a safety pilot to ride along in an airplane as you do the instrument work you've tailored for yourself to meet the FARs for recent experience, you can do it in an ATD.
But I always (always!) insist on the FAA's positive exchange of controls discipline: "Your airplane--my airplane--your airplane." When I fly as a safety pilot, or when I have a safety pilot with me, same rule.
The study showed a significant reduction in the usage of IV opioids and initiated the Emergency Department Opioid Safety Pilot, a multicenter pilot including 10 hospitals throughout Colorado launched by Colorado Hospital Association.
A "safety pilot" could at first be in the unmanned aircraft's cockpit to help build trust.
The North Suburban YMCA has received a generous donation from BankFinancial to support its new water safety pilot program for children.
The AEH-1 was granted a Special Airworthiness Certificate by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in October, allowing the aircraft to operate autonomous with only a safety pilot onboard to monitor the controls.
It performs Lilis mission autonomously without any assistance from a safety pilot or a ground station input.
The sites are also building on lessons learned from the Safety Pilot, the connected vehicle deployment that USDOT established in Ann Arbor, MI, in 2012.