A pilot who receives upset recovery or aerobatic training will push their skill level outside of their normal envelope. You will be able to recover your aircraft if it departs normal flight and ends up in a situation you may have never experienced. Whether you are a Florida Tech graduate who is currently working as a professional aviator or if you’re a family member or friend of a pilot, this lecture will teach you about the “cheapest aviation insurance you can buy”: proper aerobatic training.
An opportunity for Q&A will follow the lecture.
Warren Pittorie is a two-time College of Aeronautics graduate, receiving a B.S. in 2015 and a M.S. in 2018. He is a Ph.D. candidate pursuing a degree in Aviation Sciences, also from Florida Tech! Warren started teaching undergraduate aviation courses at the COA in 2019, and currently works as a part-time flight instructor at FIT Aviation LLC and Warbird Adventures in Kissimmee, FL. Warren is also the secretary of the Board of Directors for the Florida Tech Alumni Association.
Michaela (Mac) Satter is a full-time commercial pilot and certified flight instructor, currently working at Warbird Adventures in Kissimmee, FL. She specializes in tailwheel aircraft, warbirds, and aerobatics/upset recovery training. Michaela currently volunteers with the Loss of Control Inflight (LOC-I) task-force of NBAA and has an interest in investigating the degradation of “stick and rudder skills” in the world of general and commercial aviation. This past January, Michaela started a master’s degree program in Human Factors in Aeronautics at Florida Tech.