The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) community national #FlySafe campaign helps educate airmen about safety.
This months topic covers controlled flight into terrain (CFIT).
Technological advances have improved pilot situational awarenessand have dramatically reduced the number of General Aviation CFIT accidents over the past 20 years.
Nevertheless, CFIT accidents continue to occur and at least half of them are fatal. This information will help acquaint readers with the precursors of CFIT accidents and highlight some technological and safety risk management solutions.
Read more on this important topic on the FAAs blog.
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