Combining the right tools for a strategy of avoidance
A recent report published by the Flight Safety Foundation reveals that 58 percent of commercial helicopter accidents occur in IMC. Pilots of fixed-wing aircraft have their troubles, too. Within the ranks of general aviation, weather has always been a significant factor in accident statistics, with dire consequences: As noted in the latest Nall safety report, 58.5 percent of the accidents occurring in IMC resulted in fatalities. So, regardless of what or where we fly, our ability to avoid ...
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