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Know your aircraft - System Training

System training.  This is part of the curriculum when learning any new aircraft.  Why is it important to talk about here?

In recent years there has been a trend towards less and less system training.  1,639 more words


Intersection takeoffs? maybe you shouldn't

By reducing the amount of runway used during takeoff, pilots have less runway available to them in the event of a system or engine malfunction during takeoff, to abort the takeoff or to perform an emergency landing. 937 more words

Human Factors

Comair B734 left main gear collapse on landing on 26 October 2015. Final report

A too high flare in an attempt of a smooth landing led to unstable approach, some maintenance issues found as contributing factors to the main landing gear shimmy. 4,504 more words

Human Factors