The Killing Zone, Second Edition: How & Why Pilots Die (Aviation)

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The Killing Zone, Second Edition: How & Why Pilots Die (Aviation) Author Paul Craig
ISBN-10 0071798404
ISBN-13 9780071798402
Year 2013-01-31
Pages 304
Language English
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
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WARNING Don t fly solo before you understand all the dangers of the killing zone It could save your life This survival guide for new pilots identifies the pitfalls waiting inside the killing zone the period from 50 to 350 flight hours when they leave their instructors behind and fly as pilot in command for the first time Although they re privately certified many of these unseasoned aviators are unaware of the potential accidents that lie ahead while trying to build decision making skills on their own many times falling victim to inexperience Based on the first in depth scientific study of pilot behavior and general aviation flying accidents in over 20 years The Killing Zone Second Edition offers practical advice to help identify the time frame in which you are most likely to die Author and aviation specialist Paul Craig offers rare insights into the special risks new pilots face and includes updated preventive strategies for flying through the killing zone alive NEW to the Second Edition Dealing with Glass Cockpits GPS Moving Maps Collision Avoidance Systems including a new chapter on Available Safety versus Actual Safety Alerts you to the 12 mistakes likely to kill you Provides guidelines for avoiding evading diverting correcting and managing dangers Includes a Pilot Personality Self Assessment Exercise for an individualized survival strategy

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