Cirrus Design and FITS
Train Pilots to fly within Their Capabilities
<ul><li>CIRRUS Training Program Highlights </li></ul><ul><ul><li>September 2002, UNDAF and CIRRUS team up with FITS and pu...
 
Why FITS? <ul><li>Example of a possible one day trip in a CIRRUS  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Departure:  Duluth, MN </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Since pilots are going to make such a trip regardless, it is crucial the pilot receive training that prepares them...
What roll could of an Instructor played?
<ul><li>What does this mean to you the Instructor? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a Value added Service to your Custome...
Train the way you fly, Fly the way you train <ul><li>Scenario:  Lesson is a three leg cross country.  PT given ample time ...
The Day Before <ul><li>Give the student a call and tell them the three different airports that you both will be visiting t...
Perception is Everything
Impact If you push the envelope with a Student expect them to try it as well. Famous Last words:  “Wanna see something coo...
Good Decision Making?
How Does FITS Change Instruction <ul><li>It Doesn’t, We are just trying to affect the process </li></ul><ul><li>All the In...
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Cirrus

  1. 1. Cirrus Design and FITS
  2. 2. Train Pilots to fly within Their Capabilities
  3. 3. <ul><li>CIRRUS Training Program Highlights </li></ul><ul><ul><li>September 2002, UNDAF and CIRRUS team up with FITS and put increased emphasis on pilot decision making and risk management into the training provided at CIRRUS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>October 2003, UNDAF/CIRRUS launches the CIRRUS Standardized Instructor Program (CSIP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>September 2004 UNDAF launches the CIRRUS Aircraft Training Software (CATS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May 2005, Pilots World, web-based re-current training launched. http://www.cirrusdesign.com/pilotsworld/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>June 2005, UNDAF/CIRRUS announces a new 3 day Transition Training course </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Why FITS? <ul><li>Example of a possible one day trip in a CIRRUS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Departure: Duluth, MN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Destination: Las Vegas, NV </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enroute Time: 7 hours (approximately) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 fuel stop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enroute considerations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple weather systems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Icing, Thunderstorms, IFR Conditions, Turbulence… </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Terrain (from the plains to the mountains) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Crossing variety of airspace- Bravos, Charlie's, MOA’s, Restricted/Prohibited </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A traditionally trained pilot performing conventional, maneuver based training may not of been exposed. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Since pilots are going to make such a trip regardless, it is crucial the pilot receive training that prepares them for ‘real-life’. </li></ul><ul><li>What does this mean to you the Instructor? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For Your Student , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Train more than the PTS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Develop Judgment & Critical Thinking Skills </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Providing real-life situations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Foster Decision Making / Risk Management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Limiting assistance in normal, rare normal, abnormal and emergency situations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Make Pilot in Training Follow through </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 7. What roll could of an Instructor played?
  7. 8. <ul><li>What does this mean to you the Instructor? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a Value added Service to your Customer the Pilot in Training </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learn new equipment/systems prior to teaching it </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Know Your Pilot in Training </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What will be the main purpose for flights </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How outside stressors will affect Decision Making </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Build a Mentor-like relationship </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Make Yourself available </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chair fly, Pose SA, ADM questions away from the airport </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prove to them that it is more than a Check-ride, or just flying </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Train the way you fly, Fly the way you train <ul><li>Scenario: Lesson is a three leg cross country. PT given ample time to conduct checklists, en-route procedures, system malfunctions or emergencies. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leg 1: Review of areas of weakness in normal operations, introduction of system malfunctions (Pitot-Static, alternator 1 failure. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leg 2: PT experience PFD failure. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leg 3: PT experience a cabin fire in flight with a diversion. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. The Day Before <ul><li>Give the student a call and tell them the three different airports that you both will be visiting the next day. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expectations You have from the Student Prior to the Brief </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Aircraft Issues if any </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Through Weather Brief, is a computer brief enough? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flight Planning complete (Route, Notams) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Risks Associated with flight </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Perception is Everything
  11. 12. Impact If you push the envelope with a Student expect them to try it as well. Famous Last words: “Wanna see something cool?” Ask yourself the question, “How would his/her decision making differ if I wasn’t in the plane?” I know you probably have heard all this before.
  12. 13. Good Decision Making?
  13. 14. How Does FITS Change Instruction <ul><li>It Doesn’t, We are just trying to affect the process </li></ul><ul><li>All the Information Available in the cockpit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have to use the Information to make Sound Decisions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>System & Information Managers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Similar to Military and Commercial Resource Management </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Questions
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