Episode 26: Bill Sivley - Newly Certified Flight Instructor & His First In-Air Emergency


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This episode’s guest is Bill Sivley, who at age 53, recently earned his Flight Instructors License. The very next day, Bill was flying an aircraft he is part owner in, and experienced an in-air emergency. The engine of his C182 stopped functioning properly. Bill describes what happened in the 5 minutes and 33 seconds that followed and the training the lead up to him having a successful conclusion to the situation. Bill discusses how having another pilot with him helped as well as the roll of Air Traffic Control.

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