When conducting check rides or flight training in an aircraft, the instructor had better be ready for an errant move
Fatal training accidents involving relatively sophisticated airline and general aviation aircraft were fairly common in the 1960s and ’70s before a rethinking of training and testing techniques and the introduction of relatively affordable, competent flight training devices and simulators. While the rate is down, unfortunately these accidents still occur. It is the first item — a rethinking of inflight training concepts — that is the subject of this month’s Cause & Circumstance. ...
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