``It's not pilots' hands that get them into trouble. It's their heads.'' -- Robert Agostino, Chief Pilot of Bombardier Aerospace in Wichita
You're five times more likely to be involved in an aircraft accident on a deadhead leg than you are when you're flying the folks who pay the freight, according to Robert E. Breiling, the well-known Boca Raton, Fla.-based business aircraft accident analyst. That doesn't reflect a breakdown in skills, but rather in cockpit discipline and judgment. Headwork, not hand skills, causes a disproportionate number of business aircraft accidents. And while business aviation travel has become as ...
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