Wally Moran has held a flight instructor certificate for 46 years. He began his career as a general aviation flight instructor. He later became a pilot for Trans World Airlines and spent much of his career as a training instructor and check airman on many airline-type aircraft including the Boeing 747 and 767. He also held positions as chief pilot and vice president of safety and engineering for TWA. Wally is a designated pilot examiner for single and multiengine aircraft and gliders.
He is authorized to issue certificates all the way up to ATP. He has given over 3400 hours of flight instruction in single engine, multiengine, tailwheel, gliders, seaplanes and instruments. He owns a high-performance glider and he conducts qualification and tow instruction for glider tow pilots. Wally currently works as an aviation consultant conducting flight tests, flight training and aviation safety services.
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Rudder pedals are not meant to be footrests. In this 15 minute workshop, Wally Moran explains the importance of good rudder skills and how proper coordination improves safety, performance and passenger comfort.
You will learn:
4 reasons why proper rudder use is important;
The negative effect of left turning tendencies;
How to properly apply rudder throughout a turn;
A common mistake on takeoff and how you can tell;
The importance of using rudder in stall recovery; and