Tag Archive for 'Air France 447'

Pilot Error in the Air France 447 Accident

Pilots make many errors. It is recognition of this fact, vigilance in looking for errors and willingness to quickly correct errors which makes for safe operations. When pilot errors cause or contribute to accidents it is in understanding why that leads to correction of problems and prevention of future accidents.

Continue reading ‘Pilot Error in the Air France 447 Accident’

Stall and High Angle of Attack

Aerodynamic stall and flight at high angle of attack are discussed with criticism of certain stall recovery training procedures, suggestions of why these procedures were adopted and research proving them to be faulty.
Continue reading ‘Stall and High Angle of Attack’