The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is concerned that pilots operating modern flight control systems can find themselves spending too much heads-in time during rapidly changing, high-workload situations in terminal areas. The Bureau’s comments were contained in its report on a Feb. 11, 2015, incident in which a Tiger Airways Airbus A320 descended below the recommended approach profile after the flight crew had been cleared to conduct a visual approach to Runway 16 at ...

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