So the FAA now recommends that all instructors teach the "IMSAFE" checklist at the beginning stages of training so as to instill a regular habit of pilots analyzing themselves mentally and physically before they even step foot into the plane, thus in doing so you help to identify and reduce the risks associated with flying. The FAA states that if you have two or more of these issues then you should ground yourself and call it a "NO GO".
Mitigating some risks for LOC (Loss of Control) by simulating IMC. In this picture Tom was doing a SBT scenario where he was told that he would enter IMC conditions around 1500 MSL after departing KACY on his way to VCN, knowing that the weather was VFR over at Millville (KMIV).
Chris doing his Preflight prior to today's flight. Today's lesson: The 4 Fundamentals of flying, Straight and Level, Climbs, Turns and Descents. We will also be introducing pattern work.
We check our fuel clarity for water, sediments and correct color for 100 LL.