Controlling Pilot Error: Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT/CFTT): Controlled Flight Into Terrain…

Paperback | June 29, 2001

byDaryl Smith

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CONTROLLED FLIGHT INTO TERRAIN Be alert to the impossible. *Conduct a guided self-assessment that reveals any hidden dangers in your technique, knowledge, or proficiency *Correct risk-laden approaches to time and planning, weather decisions, situational awareness, automation, procedures, and other factors *Learn disaster-warning signs from case studies and expert insights *Enhance preparedness for emergencies *Transition from VFR to IFR safety *Avoid equipment problems, air controller error, or your own complacency FAST FOCUSED RX FOR PILOT ERROR The most effective aviation safety tools available, CONTROLLING PILOT ERROR guides offer you expert protection against the causes of up to 80% of aviation accidents--pilot mistakes. Each title provides: *Related case studies *Valuable "save yourself" techniques and safety tips *Clear and concise analysis of error sets BEST FOR PILOTS BUILD YOUR KNOWLEDGE BASE--INCREASE YOUR CONFIDENCE--SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS--LEARN LIFESAVING TIPS

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CONTROLLED FLIGHT INTO TERRAIN Be alert to the impossible. *Conduct a guided self-assessment that reveals any hidden dangers in your technique, knowledge, or proficiency *Correct risk-laden approaches to time and planning, weather decisions, situational awareness, automation, procedures, and other factors *Learn disaster-warning signs ...

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CONTROLLED FLIGHT INTO TERRAINBe alert to the impossible.*Conduct a guided self-assessment that reveals any hidden dangers in your technique, knowledge, or proficiency*Correct risk-laden approaches to time and planning, weather decisions, situational awareness, automation, procedures, and other factors*Learn disaster-warning signs from...

Daryl R. Smith, Ph.D., is a pilot, human factors engineer, aviation psychology professor, and lieutenant colonel at the United States Air Force Academy, where he teaches a number of performance-related courses to the next generation of warrior pilots. He has flown and instructed in multi-engine crewed aircraft as well as trainers. He...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.2 × 5.1 × 0.97 inPublished:June 29, 2001Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071374116

ISBN - 13:9780071374118

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to CFIT.

Chapter 2: Weather.

Chapter 3: VFR to IFR.

Chapter 4: Situational Awareness and Complacency.

Chapter 5: Crew Resource Management.

Chapter 6: Automation.

Chapter 7: Equipment Problems.

Chapter 8: Controller Error.

Chapter 9: Problems with Instrument Procedures.

Chapter 10: Planning and Time.