Go / No-go – real time decision making for pilots


Go or no go – while the age-old question for pilots hasn’t changed, the amount of information and resources available to assist in this critical decision certainly has.  In this thought-provoking webinar presentation, Sporty’s Academy flight instructors Eric Radtke and Bret Koebbe lead an in-depth discussion on pre-flight preparation and the go/no-go decision making process surrounding several real-world scenarios.

VFR flight in marginal weather through congested airspace?  Night, single-pilot IFR with the possibility of ice?  How about a family vacation in diminishing weather on a moonless night over featureless terrain?  What would you do?

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It was his first airplane trip at age seven that made Eric decide to become a pilot. "While boarding the airplane, a flight attendant noticed my interest in the flight deck and urged me to go talk to the pilot. I give a lot of credit to that pilot for my career choice." He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and went on to an airline career. Eric now heads Sporty’s flight school and directs the University of Cincinnati’s Professional Pilot Training Program. In addition, Eric serves as a Captain in Sporty’s corporate flight department.