Training & Safety

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 performance, as one does a golf game, elicits ongoing commitment. The revolutionary nature of the PAR assessment lay in its objectivity…… 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 login or become a member to view this page! YOU’RE INVITED TO BE A PART OF THE MALIBU M-CLASS OWNERS PILOTS… Read More…

Safety Review – 2017

The annual convention presentation, available only as magazine article this year due to the cancelled 2017 Convention (Hurricane Irma). DOWNLOAD THE PDF   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… Read More…

Wx Analysis for Flight Planning

‘Weather Analysis for Flight Planning’ by Bryan Heitman, CFI/I and Aerovie Founder. Presented at the 2016 Convention. DOWNLOAD THE PDF   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! ONCE… Read More…

Safety Review – 2016

Slides and text from the 2016 Convention Annual Safety Review. The accidents since last convention are discussed, with some takeaways from the preliminary information available. DOWNLOAD THE PDF   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… Read More…

NATA Free Online Misfueling Prevention Training Program

Here is a link to the free mis-fuel prevention training offered by the NATA. The program is broken down into categories for pilots, CSRs, Line Techs and FBO General Managers. LINK TO PROGRAM   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… Read More…

Safety Review – 2015

These are the slides and text from the 2014 Convention Annual Safety Review, put together and presented by David McVinnie. The accidents since last convention are discussed, with some takeaways from the preliminary information available. DOWNLOAD THE PDF   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… Read More…

PA46 AoA for VFR Go-Around

Angle-of-attack (AoA) indication has been identified by the FAA as significant enhancement to safety in preventing loss of control accidents. In this video, the use of AoA is demonstrated for an aborted landing, transitioning to a full power climb for the go-around. MMOPA, along with the FAA, Piper Aircraft, and Alpha Systems AoA has developed an AoA installation for the PA46 that can be installed as a minor modification, returned to service with a mechanic’s log…… Read More…

Kalitta-66: Striking hypoxia tape

One of the topics at 2014 Convention was hypoxia, and pulse oximeters were distributed to owners. This tape is a dramatic real example. A Kalitta Flying Service Learjet 25, flight KFS-66 from Manassas, VA to Detroit Willow Run Airport (also known as Ypsilanti Airport, MI), was enroute at approximately FL320 and had just checked in with ATC, when the controller noticed the microphone of KFS-66 was continuously keyed. With several audible alarms in the background the…… Read More…

Hypoxia Lecture – 2014 Convention

Cabin Depressurization and slow onset hypoxia CRM, Simulator and Scenario based physiology Lessons learned from 2500 pilots trained in slow onset hypoxia By Dr. Paul Buza, Medical director, SOUTHERN AEROMEDICAL INSTITUTE DOWNLOAD THE PDF   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… Read More…

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