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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

Building the Bearhawk LSA

The endless tail.

Free Flight

When developing a strategy for a flight, it’s important to know the limitations of XM weather, NEXRAD radar, moving maps and other tools.

Rapid Prototyping and Experimental Design

Sandwich panels, part 4-a simple, accurate method for molding flanged parts.

Kitfox Super Sport

Marc Cook reports on the process of developing a new Lycoming O-233 engine package for the Kitfox Series 7 Super Sport and samples the result.