CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 14

CFI Tips

fruStrAting? you bet. yet we
occASionAlly do Something worSe
to our StudentS.
Think about how you teach landings. You demonstrate a couple of nice landings then have the student
give it a go. Wham! Bad landing? In your eyes, not so
bad for a first attempt. But the student is using the
wrong scale to measure against, because she has only

one scale—what you did. Measured with
that ruler, the landing was hopelessly bad.

he watched me land. His expectations were
driving him to frustration because he was
measuring with the wrong ruler.

Many years ago a student in a similar situation helped me see this problem when he
asked, “Mr. Machado, how well do I have
to land this thing before you get out?” He
had no idea of the minimum skill I required

Problem recognition, unfortunately, is not
problem solution. How to provide the right
measurement tool? I opted to demonstrate
the standards for his initial learning target

for solo. He certainly knew the skill level
required to be a flight instructor because

(solo) as well as the standard I expected
for the private certificate. In other words,



CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2

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CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Vol. 4, Issue 2
Contents
5 Tips for Dynamite Demonstrations
Safety Quiz: Thunderstorm Avoidance
ASI Online: Accident Case Study - Time Lapse
CFI Tips: Measure With the Right Ruler
ASI Message: Stuff Your CFII May Not Have Told You
Did You Know? 2013 Flight Training Excellence Awards
Safety Seminar: Chart Challenge - Live & Flying for a Lifetime
Safety Spotlight: See For Yourself
Real Pilot Story: Bird Strike
CFI Tools: Boost Your Business
Chief's Corner: eFIRC
Ask ATC: Practice Approach
ASI Note: Storm Week
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CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - Contents
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 5 Tips for Dynamite Demonstrations
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 4
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 5
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 6
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 7
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 8
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - Safety Quiz: Thunderstorm Avoidance
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - ASI Online: Accident Case Study - Time Lapse
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 11
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 12
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - CFI Tips: Measure With the Right Ruler
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 14
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 15
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 16
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - ASI Message: Stuff Your CFII May Not Have Told You
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - Did You Know? 2013 Flight Training Excellence Awards
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - Safety Seminar: Chart Challenge - Live & Flying for a Lifetime
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - Safety Spotlight: See For Yourself
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 21
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 22
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 23
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - Real Pilot Story: Bird Strike
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - CFI Tools: Boost Your Business
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - Chief's Corner: eFIRC
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - 27
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CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 2 - ASI Note: Storm Week
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