Course Name

Avoid Controlled Flight into Terrain Accidents

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Avoid Controlled Flight into Terrain Accidents

Emphasizing the need for training and currency when flying in mountainous areas.  

Teaching Points:

  • Pilots of all certificate levels are prone to CFIT accidents.
  • Most General Aviation CFIT accidents occur during the day and half occur in VMC.
  • Pilots must accurately assess the risk associated with each flight and plan accordingly.  They must also continuously reassess risk en route and commit to alternate plans before they are in a state of emergency.

Also to be presented is the maintenance topic of Cylinder and Crankcase Through bolts.


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