Ex. 11A – Intentional Engine Shutdown (Simulated)


To teach the student to:

  • respond appropriately to various scenarios that would require an emergency or precautionary engine shutdown
  • respond with good pilot decision-making in light of the situation and distance to a suitable airport
  • carry out the appropriate emergency procedure to simulate an engine shutdown.


Should an engine malfunction occur during a flight, the pilot must respond appropriately to either prevent a catastrophic failure or to take precautionary actions to prevent a cascading of failures that may result in a fire.