Risk Management, in Aviation and Cyber Security

I have been an IT and security professional for almost my entire adult life. I started off my career as a network engineer and fell into being a security engineer fairly quickly. It started by adding a firewall certification, then I added intrusion detection and prevention. The areas of security continued to grow; adding forensics investigations, eDiscovery, project consulting, and so much more. In the project consulting, we focused on ensuring the risk level of a project was within acceptable levels for the organization. I have been the top of the cyber security organization in my last three roles; but I've wanted to be a pilot for as long as I can remember.

In 2018, I became a certificated pilot and in 2019 an advanced and instrument ground school instructor. I recently finished teaching a formal ground school class to about 15 students of differing skill levels, ages, and goals for their piloting careers.

WHOA! Fuel Flow is really low. Flying in the evening and at night.

In this video, I take an evening flight around the valley and realize I had the engine management system automatically reconfigure itself based on fuel load, which changed the K-Factor causing the flow to read really low.

The K-factor is a constant, referring to the number of measurable pulses required for a given volume of fuel to pass through the point where flow is being measured.

I discuss flying in the evening and at night

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