In this episode I talk with Max Trescott of Airplane Geeks fame about General Aviation, Glass Cockpits and using simulation for training
About Max Trescott
Max Trescott is a full time flight instructor. He’s a Cirrus Platinum CSIP instructor, and specializes in teaching in Cirrus Aircraft.
He started flying at age 15 and finished his pilot certificate in college. He has degrees in Electrical Engineering, Psychology, and a MBA. He spent 25 years working in sales and marketing for Hewlett-Packard. He lives in Mountain View, California in Silicon Valley.
Twelve years ago he left HP and he now devotes full time to teaching flying, writing, consulting and giving speeches and seminars. He’s written two books, including Max Trescott’s G1000 Glass Cockpit Handbook, now in its fifth edition. He is a cohost for the popular Airplane Geeks podcast, and he recently started his own podcast called Aviation News Talk, which is focused exclusively on General Aviation.
In 2008, he was named by the FAA as the National Certificated Flight Instructor of the Year, to represent the 96,000 flight instructors in the United States.