Instrument flight rules

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  • Cfi Oral Plan of Action

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    Information IFR Cross-Country Flight Planning National Airspace Technical Subject Areas Regulations and Publications Operations of Systems Aeromedical Aircraft Systems, Flight Instruments, and Navigational equipment Instrument Cockpit Check Air Traffic Control Clearances Lost Communications Schedule: FOI 0:15 Review 0:45 Technical subject areas 1:00 Equipment: Dry erase board, markers, Pilot Operating Handbook (POH),

  • History of the Faa

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    dream of mankind wanting to join the birds in the sky, many innovators created various contraptions to achieve flight. On December 17, 1903, two brothers by the name of Wilbur and Orville Wright decided to test their contraption and it was successful. This event changed the course of aviation as the contraption known as Flyer 1 became the first successful powered heavier-than-air flight. During the course of World War I, airplanes proved to be a useful tool for the military. With the introduction

  • The United States Legal System

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    adequate instruction regarding the recovering of unusual attitudes in flight, ultimately leading to the deaths of the individuals on the aircraft that day when encountering weather

  • Safety Culture Of Aviation Safety

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    pilots would agree that one of the scariest, if not deadly human errors involved in flying an aircraft is spatial disorientation. Spatial disorientation often occurs during instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) and/or at night, when the pilot has the least amount of outside visual orientation cues. Disorientation in flight, be it of the vestibulo, ocular, or somatic senses, can prove detrimental if not recognized and corrected for early on. What makes these illusions so dangerous is the way human

  • Causes Of Human Error In Aviation

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    within or outside the cockpit, and simple design choices for the aircraft or spacecraft that make human mistakes more likely.” (Discovery) Many of the human errors in aviation today are caused by common occurrences in the human interaction part of flight, and that if eliminated, will reduce the chance of airplane accidents. In aviation, the underlying cause of machinery and human error is caused by either how well it can be built or the amount of training a pilot can go through. In an event of an

  • Essay about Choosing an IFR Alternate

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    IFR Alternate During our usual flight, we need to obey the rules that published by the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration), there are two flight rules that we use to fly every day, according to the weather conditions such as the ceiling and the visibility outside, one flight rule is VFR (visual flight rules) and the other one is IFR (instrument flight rules), every rule has its own limitations and requirements for their own daily use. Like the visual flight rules, we usually use it because it is

  • Big Island Air Flight 58 Crash Essay example

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    On the 25th of September 1999, Big Island Air Flight 58 Piper Chieftain, crashed on a slope of the Mauna Loa Volcano in Hawaii at approximately 5:30pm. All nine of the passengers on board and the pilot were killed in the crash. The impact sustained by the airplane and the fire that followed the impact completely destroyed the airplane. Big Island Air Flight 58 was operating under CFR Part 135 air taxi operations providing sight seeing tours to tourists and locals. The Piper Chieftain had departed

  • Weather Conditions On The Flight Service Station

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    Weather Conditions The accident report stated that the current and former relief pilots obtained weather briefings by calling the flight service station (FSS) when they had concerns about the weather (NTSB 911AA Eurocopter, 2014). There is no record of the accident pilot receiving a weather briefing from the FSS or by accessing the user terminal (NTSB 911AA Eurocopter, 2014). The sources the pilot used to check the weather prior to the mission are unknown. The current relief pilot uses the National

  • The Air Methods Corporation ( Airm )

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    Introduction This paper will cover an accident that occurred on August 26, 2011 which involved a Eurocopter AS350 B2 helicopter owned by the Air Methods Corporation. The accident in question happened in Mosby, Missouri and resulted in four fatalities. This paper will provide a brief history on the company, aircraft and how it was equipped and human factors that contributed to the accident and a final conclusion of what could have been done to prevent the accident. Company Information The Air Methods

  • Zonk Airlines Incident

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    Passengers: 4 Fatalities: 5 History of flight On November 7 2010, Zonk Air Charters flight 330 L was set to depart Lake Tahoe Airport (KTVL), on a sunset photographic flight. The aircraft was supposed to fly within 20 miles of the airport with a return to the same airport, or with the option to continue to Burbank California. At dusk, the pilot and passengers load the aircraft and departed the airport. The flight departed under visual flight rules and visual meteorological conditions. The