Tuesday Oct 04, 2022

Episode 5-0 with Rod Machado

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Today's guest Rod Machado has taught...    

    hundreds to fly from the right seat as a Certified Flight Instructor
     thousands as a classroom instructor
    350,000+ through his over 400 aviation articles
    100,000+ through his training materials
    Several million with his flight lessons on MS Flight Simulator


... has degrees in Psychology and Aviation Science
... is Airline Transport Pilot rated with all fixed wing-flight powered instructor ratings
...started instructing student pilots full time in 1973
...taught grounds schools often to classrooms of 200 starting in 1975
...has taught many hundreds of aviation safety seminars—US, Canada & Europe
...has taught hundreds of Flight Instructor Re-validation Clinics—US, Canada & Europe
...10,000 hours flying were earned the HARD WAY—ONE flight instructor hour at a time
...co-wrote and co-anchored ABC’s Wide World of Flying for five years
...was the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association's National Flight Instructor Spokesman for 15 years (AOPA is the largest aviation association)
... asked by Microsoft to design the lessons and be CFI voice for MS Flight Simulator
...was a columnist for AOPA Pilot magazine for 18 years
...was a columnist for Flight Training magazine for 25 years
...personally writes and illustrates all of his own training materials—unlike some who put their name on employee's work
...uses humor like no other to help you remember the lessons
...has Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido black belts and 20 years experience in Gracie Jujitsu  (Maybe why Rod never has difficulty collecting his instructor fees.)

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