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Sid Mayeux

Sid Mayeux
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Sid "Scroll" Mayeux has over 25 years of experience in aviation training, safety, and risk management in the military, civilian, airline, and general aviation sectors. He currently trains Boeing 777 pilots, and he built and is flying a Van's RV-7A.

Risky Business

Surviving the unplanned pitch trim loop. By Sid Mayeux.

Risky Business

Amateurs and Experimental aircraft. By Sid Mayeux.

Risky Business: Stick to the Plan

Mission planning-stick to the plan.

Risky Business: Checklists

Giving the madness method.

Risky Business

Mission planning-in the air and hangar.

Risky Business

Target fixation in the air and the hangar. By Sid Mayeux.

Risky Business

Hot doggin. By Sid Mayeux.

Risky Business

Distractions-stay focused in the air and the hangar. By Sid Mayeux.

Risky Business

Unforeseeable risks in kit aircraft projects. By Sid Mayeux.

Risky Business

The dress rehearsal-in the shop and in the air. By Sid Mayeux.

In Case You Missed it

Sportsman in Transition

A closer look at the “Version 1.5” Sportsman.

Wind Tunnel

More Flying Fleas.

Builder Liability and You

There are ways to protect yourself from lawsuits when you sell a homebuilt aircraft. These include accurate and complete documentation of the building process, adherence to manufacturers instructions during the build, a good record of safe flight over a period of time, third party liability insurance protection and a signed liability waiver.

Wind Tunnel

Design process: wing size and stall speed.