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Pilot Protection Services Podcast- Aviation Podcast

Mar 10, 2020

Being human means making mistakes - even for pilots. Let’s see how real experts try to figure out when errors will happen and see how predictions of the future will further help us become safer pilots.

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Mar 9, 2020

In order to understand our own error patterns, we have to acknowledge our tendencies, and that is the first step to develop safer attitudes and behaviors. 

A big part of safe flying and decision making is understanding the difference between our decisions, based on knowledge stored during ground school and flight...

Jan 30, 2020

Today we're talking all things cardiac - the heartbeat of the aviator. One of the most frequent topic of calls into the Pilot Information Center's medical team is cardiovascular health because as we all know, it's hard to fly without a heart. 


Gary Crump

Gary is the Director of AOPA’s Pilot Information Center...

Dec 20, 2019

Dr. Jonathan Sackier and Gary Crump return with the next episode of the Pilot Protection Services podcast, tackling the topic of ageism in aviation. With humans living and staying healthier for longer, pilots are comfortably taking advantage of the ability to fly under the new BasicMed rules - and that's a great thing...

Nov 25, 2019

Pilots tend to fear their medicals simply because they value their ability to fly so intensely - and rightfully so.  Much can be done prior to the medical to alleviate this fear and smooth the process for the AME (Aviation Medical Examiner) as well as the pilot. 

Join Gary Crump and Dr. Brent Blue, a Senior FAA...