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They Called It Pilot Error: True Stories Behind General Aviation Accidents
     

They Called It Pilot Error: True Stories Behind General Aviation Accidents

by Robert L. Cohn
 

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Aircraft and the three-dimensional environment in which they operate are not user-friendly for human beings. As a result, developing and maintaining the proficiencies necessary to safely and efficiently fly an airplane or helicopter are difficult, time-consuming, and costly. Flight training has barely progressed beyond the basics, perhaps because of a typical pilot's

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Aircraft and the three-dimensional environment in which they operate are not user-friendly for human beings. As a result, developing and maintaining the proficiencies necessary to safely and efficiently fly an airplane or helicopter are difficult, time-consuming, and costly. Flight training has barely progressed beyond the basics, perhaps because of a typical pilot's limited time and money. Training remains a sort of crash course in not crashing, with almost exclusive concentration on physically coordinating, maneuvering, and manually handling-not manhandling-an aircraft.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830644636
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/01/1993
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.84(d)

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