Air Safety

Why Get Upset?!

This is an article written by Acrojet for Contrails Magazine, reproduced here for your reading pleasure! Enjoy!

Why Get Upset?

Unusual attitude training. Upset training. UPRT. What’s the big deal? It’s a fair question. But the better question is: why should you care? The answer is easy: because there’s a good chance it will make […]

Thanks to This Man, Airplanes Don’t Crash Into Mountains Anymore (by accident)

Don Bateman’s terrain mapping device has nearly eliminated the largest cause of death in jetliner accidents. Since the U.S. government began requiring an upgraded version of the device (EGPWS) on all but the smallest aircraft starting in 2001, there hasn’t been a single such fatal crash on a U.S. commercial passenger plane equipped with it […]

By |September 8th, 2016|Air Safety|