MEET THE PILOT PROFESSOR

Dr. Sachs earned his private pilot license almost 40 years ago, and currently holds an Instrument rating, a Remote Pilot certificate, and Advanced Ground instructor and Instrument Ground instructor ratings.

Very active in the aviation community, Dr. Sachs serves on the Portland International Airport Community Advisory Committee, on the Clark County Technical Institute’s Aviation Program, and as an active member of the Camas/Washougal Aviation Association. He is also a volunteer instructor for the fire service in handling small-airplane fires on the airport surface.

Dr. Sachs has authored numerous articles for AOPA (the national Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, with about 450,000 members) and for California Aeronautical University. His international aviation consulting includes a podcast created in the Netherlands comparing aviation and business communications. His book, The Back-Seat Pilot, is currently in the final stages of preparation.

WHAT IS THE WEBSITE ABOUT?
This site has a simple focus: To introduce Professor Sachs to you and make him available to answer questions, consult about and in the aviation space, and to help everyone enjoy and respect this fast-developing field of human transportation endeavors. Feel free to ask question or join our mailing list to improve your "Aviation IQ!"

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What Is the Difference Between VFR and IFR Flying?

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IFR finesse for the VFR pilot

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Psychology of Penetrating Clouds: Flight Fright

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The PDX Terminal E Construction Tour

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PDX Community Advisory Committee Committee Member

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Clarity in Conversation: Aviation vs. Business

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