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SMAC151 How One Pilot Changed The Approach Minimums In Brazil – Interview with Arnold Pieper

The team is here to discuss approach minimums with special guest Arnold Pieper, and how he convinced the Brazilian government to change those minimums.

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Cruise Flight:

Today we have a special guest Arnold Pieper. Arnold is an avid aviator and established Information Technology Executive and works on Flight Standards on the Embraer 190/195/Lineage 1000. Joining us from Indaiatuba, Brazil.

We Discuss Approach Minimums with Arnold:

  • General Aviation In Brazil.
  • Flying the EMB190/195/Lineage.
  • PANS-OPS
  • The problem he discovered with the approach minimums in Brazil.
  • How he was able to convince the government to change the approach minimums.
  • How his research is impacting other countries throughout the world.

After Landing Checklist:

Picks Of The Week:

No Pics Of The Week since this is an interview.

Links Mentioned In The Podcast:

Brazil drops ceiling requirement. LinkedIn article.

Embraer Lineage 1000e Overview

An explanation of PANS-OPS from Wikipedia

An explanation of Flight Information Regions from Wikipedia

Video Of The Week:

Lineage 1000E Virtual Tour

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