Training & Safety

Safety Review – 2019

  Please login or become a member to view this page! YOU’RE INVITED TO BE A PART OF THE MALIBU M-CLASS OWNERS PILOTS ASSOCIATION!   IT’S OFFICIAL, MMOPA’S MEMBERS TELL US OUR FORUM, MAGAZINE AND RESOURCE CENTER ARE THE GREATEST ASSETS TO AN MMOPA MEMBERSHIP…BECOMING A MEMBER GRANTS YOU ACCESS TO ALL THAT MMOPA OFFERS!… Read More…

MMOPA FRAT Tool

The MMOPA Flight Risk Assessment Tool (FRAT) is a tool developed by the Malibu/Mirage Owners and Pilots Association to aid the PA46 pilot community in assessing flight risks unique to the PA46 (Malibu, Matrix Mirage/M350, JetPROP, Meridian/M500, and M600 aircraft). The pilot fills out a questionnaire about their upcoming flight and the MMOPA FRAT provides…… Read More…

Operating Practices – Vector Approach Meridian/JetPROP/M500

Operating Practices (OP’s) are recommended because they have proven to be successful under most circumstances with a normally operating PA46. OP’s provide a repeatable flow for a pilot in a critical phase of flight, creating a repeatable “normal observation”. DOWNLOAD THE PDF   Please login or become a member to view this page! YOU’RE INVITED… Read More…

Operating Practices – Vector Approach M600

Operating Practices (OP’s) are recommended because they have proven to be successful under most circumstances with a normally operating PA46. OP’s provide a repeatable flow for a pilot in a critical phase of flight, creating a repeatable “normal observation”. DOWNLOAD THE PDF   Please login or become a member to view this page! YOU’RE INVITED… Read More…

Operating Practices – Traffic Pattern Turbine P46T

Operating Practices (OP’s) are recommended because they have proven to be successful under most circumstances with a normally operating PA46. OP’s provide a repeatable flow for a pilot in a critical phase of flight, creating a repeatable “normal observation”. DOWNLOAD THE PDF   Please login or become a member to view this page! YOU’RE INVITED… Read More…

Operating Practices – Traffic Pattern Piston PA46

Operating Practices (OP’s) are recommended because they have proven to be successful under most circumstances with a normally operating PA46. OP’s provide a repeatable flow for a pilot in a critical phase of flight, creating a repeatable “normal observation”. DOWNLOAD THE PDF   Please login or become a member to view this page! YOU’RE INVITED… Read More…

Operating Practices – Vector Approach Piston PA46

Operating Practices (OP’s) are recommended because they have proven to be successful under most circumstances with a normally operating PA46. OP’s provide a repeatable flow for a pilot in a critical phase of flight, creating a repeatable “normal observation”. DOWNLOAD THE PDF   Please login or become a member to view this page! YOU’RE INVITED… Read More…

Safety Review – 2018

Presentation by Manny Casiano given on Saturday 10/6 at the 2018 Colorado Springs MMOPA Convention. Discusses the accidents that have occurred from Fall 2017 through Fall 2018, putting them into the larger context of MMOPA’s mission of improving safety. This PDF presentation includes some videos and audio tracks that hopefully will work on your computer!…… Read More…

Proficiency Assessment Review v8.1

The Proficiency Assessment Review (PAR), is a voluntary training standard developed for the Malibu Mirage Owners and Pilots Association (MMOPA). Participation in this initiative will improve a pilot’s aircraft handling, risk analysis, and decision making. Pilots engaged in PAR are participating in a voluntary self-development program; the allusion to golf is no coincidence. Scoring each…… Read More…

Mountain Flying – Convention Presentation

A PDF version of Joe Lechtanski’s Mountain Flying presentation given at the 2018 MMOPA convention in Colorado Springs. The material in this presentation is presented to provide the audience with an awareness of some, but by no means all, of the potential risk issues associated with flight into mountainous terrain. DOWNLOAD THE PDF   Please… Read More…