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Archive for ‘Real Stories – Accidents’

“By lucky chance this was a ferry flight…”

Undue haste in completing the pretakeoff checklist, and a first officer inexperienced on the aircraft type, set the stage for erroneous and misleading airspeed indications. But greater attention to the attitude instruments could have shown the errors for what they were – and averted a tragedy. On the face of it, it seemed only appropriate that ... Read More