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NTSB Chairman Cites Loss of Control In-Flight as a Primary Threat to Air Safety

The video below shows the recorded opening remarks to the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Flight Simulation Group meeting on 9 November 2011 in London, UK. The NTSB chairman encourages the enhancement of flight simulator technology and the prioritization of mitigating the … Read the rest of this entry

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ICATEE Outlines Loss of Control In-Flight Progression

Dr. Sunjoo Advani, Chairman of the Royal Aeronautical Society’s ICATEE (International Committee for Aviation Training in Extended Envelopes), provides a very interesting and informative presentation addressing industry challenges, solutions and expected progressions in loss of control in-flight mitigation through enhanced … Read the rest of this entry

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WSJ: Air France Crash Report Likely to Alter Pilot Training

French accident investigators on Friday are expected to release a report confirming their initial findings and offering new details of how pilot errors, combined with a fluke of cockpit automation, led to the 2009 crash of an Air France jet … Read the rest of this entry

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Not Worth Being Upset – AEROSAFETYWORLD

Recent U.S. law influences specialists’ proposals for simulator upgrades and limited use of all-attitude, all-envelope training airplanes. By Wayne Rosenkrans | From Orlando Except Below … Full Article at Not Worth Being Upset – AEROSAFETYWORLD JUNE 2011 Refinements to airplane … Read the rest of this entry

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WSJ: Major Changes Building In Commercial-Pilot Training

Calling for fundamental changes in aviator training, a group of international experts has recommended that new airline pilots practice certain emergency maneuvers while flying small planes rather than sitting in simulators, which is the current practice. Read the rest of this entry

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ICATEE Visits KLM in Amsterdam

Photos from Breda, Netherlands, 14, 15 and 16 June 2011 – The International Committee for Aviation Training in Extended Envelopes (ICATEE) was hosted by TNO, NLR and KLM. Read the rest of this entry

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International Enhanced Aviation Safety Working Group on Stalls and Upset Recovery Meets in The Netherlands

The International Committee for Aviation Training in Extended Envelopes (ICATEE) of the Flight Simulation Group of the UK-based Royal Aeronautical Society, announced today an industry-wide attendance at its fourth 2011 conference, being hosted by TNO, NLR and KLM. These organizations, who are members of ICATEE, are involved in developing and implementing strategies to improve aviation safety. The meetings will take place on June 14, 15 and 16. Read the rest of this entry

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LOC-I Indentified by GAJSC as GA Leading Cause (2001-2010)

The following accident analysis information was presented in the June 2011 Issue of Sport Aviation magazine … 10-Years of Accidents and Causal Factors THE GENERAL AVIATION JOINT STEERING COMMITTEE (GAJSC) and Safety Analysis Team (SAT) continues to focus on data-driven … Read the rest of this entry

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AF447 Airbus A330 Update May Imply Loss of Control In-Flight (LOC-I)

For official information, download the 27 May 2011 update report titled ACCIDENT TO THE AIRBUS A330-203 FLIGHT AF 447 ON 1ST JUNE 2009 NEW FINDINGS FROM ABOVE REPORT At this stage of the investigation, as an addition to the BEA … Read the rest of this entry

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FAA Proposes Major Revamp of Airline Pilot Training

Airline pilots and flight attendants would have to learn how to respond to “real world” scenarios and demonstrate those skills in flight simulators and in emergency drills under proposed FAA rules. Federal Aviation Administrator Randy Babbitt called the changes to pilot training, proposed Wednesday, “the most significant changes” to crew training in 20 years. Read the rest of this entry

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