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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

Unairworthy

Loose alternate air door.

The Cost to Build

When a kit airplane or plans purveyor provides an estimated cost to complete a project, consider it with a wary eye that's tempered with real-world experience.

Alternative Energies

The greenest flight of all. By Dean Sigler.

The Dawn Patrol

Dick and Sharon Starks and The Dawn Patrol make their annual, magical pilgrimage to AirVenture Oshkosh. Mix in a big, surly storm, the Wild Snorting Piglet, and an Air Force Brigadier General, and you've some something to write home about.