The Australian Transportation Safety Bureau (ATSB) looked into studies of checklist use during its investigation of a Beechcraft King Air B200 that crashed during an attempted takeoff with full-left rudder trim. The pilot and his passengers were killed (See main story.)  Here’s what the ATSB found in its checklist review: Following checklists is an essential defense against pilot errors. However, this process sometimes can fail. Various research studies have provided ...


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