FLYING LESSONS for October 23, 2008 is now posted at

The topic this week is fuel starvation: Common causes (and how to avoid
them); when to switch fuel tanks (and how to confirm fuel flow); and an
unusual but not uncommon cause of fuel starvation.

For piston Beech pilots

The October 23, 2008 Weekly Accident Update is now posted at
<>, including these

* An A36 suffered fuel starvation..
* A F33A lost control on landing and collided with several
* An M35's gear collapsed on landing..

There are also NTSB updates on a G35 fuel exhaustion mishap, a C23
engine failure, an A36 controlled flight into terrain on an ILS
approach, and an unusual but not uncommon form of fuel starvation that
led to the crash of a G36.

For more information, commentary and analysis see the Beech Weekly
Accident Update link at <>

See <> 2008.htm

Fly safe, and have fun!

Thomas P. Turner, M.S. Aviation Safety, Master CFI

2008 FAA Central Region CFI of the Year

Mastery Flight Training, Inc. <>

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