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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

Home Shop Machinist

Feeling groovy.

Aero ‘lectrics

Jim Weir takes a look at low-cost and free CAD software available to help you document modifications you've made to your aircraft.

Ask the DAR

A reader asks if he can use his Experimental/Amateur-Built aircraft for instruction. DAR Mel Asberry’s answer: It’s not a problem, but charging for transition training of a non-owner pilot requires a specific operational exemption.

Wind Tunnel

Fixed pitch vs. constant speed.