A Pro Pilot’s Crew Resource Management Contract

NTSB docket photo

Challenger 605 N605TR flight path, from the NTSB preliminary accident report.

Credit: NTSB
I thought there was a tacit contract among all professional aircrews that can be summed up briefly as, “I agree not to kill you.” Expanded, this contract reads: “I agree that during the approach and landing phase, we will err on the side of caution and if either pilot becomes uncomfortable to the...

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