Monday, July 09, 2012

BFR Time

They say a good pilot is always learning...

The purpose of a Biennial Flight Review (BFR) is to keep a pilot both current and safe. The flight review required by Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 61.56 is to provide for a regular evaluation of pilot skills and aeronautical knowledge.

Ground Review

  • Regulatory Review
  • Cross-Country Flight Plan Review
  • Weather & Weather Decision-Making
  • Risk Management & Personal Minimums
Flight Activities

  • Physical Airplane (basic skills)
  • Mental Airplane (systems knowledge)
  • Aeronautical Decision-Making
Post flight Discussion

  • Replay, Reflect, Reconstruct, Redirect
I'll review the regulatory information as I prep for the review. I should really be reading and reviewing more often than I do. I do take all the online FAAST courses and attend local safety seminars when they are available which I believe helps keep me sharp.

I'll get scheduled for August and report back! 


D.B. said...

Fly down to Dallas & I'll do it for you :)

Gary said...

Hmmm....would completion of the flight at least knock out the flight planning portion?

Actually I'm thinking of calling Paul McCracken at T31 for some chat time about a Bo, also thinking about a Cessna 310 and I found one in Texas.

Anonymous said...

There is a nice 310 next to me that could be for sale. Call me if you want the owner's name and number.


D.B. said...

Paul M is no longer at T31, he moved to California to start a new maintenance business there. We're all very sad here.......

Gary said...

D.B., Thanks for that heads up.