The Civil Aviation Safety Authority CASA announced that the “Basic Class 2” medical would apply to piston aircraft with up to five nonpaying passengers, during daytime visual flight rules. Although the pilot realized the importance of staying in visual meteorological conditions, he did not effectively inform air traffic control of the dire situation.
I would have probably done the latter, because I would appa been already halfway there having turned right a bit.
But this accident, and a surprising number of other NTSB reports, are mishandling in the circuit or at circuit height. Was he renting by any chance?
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Denmark Norway and Sweden – ban on N-reg long term parking. Active Threads Latest Posts Why? I wonder if the accident pilot was distracted by his passengers — for his hours, at his home base, he was not aware of the acdident situation.
But we should also take a moment and think of how we can be better prepared for each flight before we hop into the cockpit. The traffic he accient supposed to follow was never mentioned to him, neither before his landing clearance, nor in conjunction with that landing clearance.
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In fact, when ATC clears a pilot to land, at a busy airport but with no preceeding trafficthe pilot is supposed to fly a tight pattern, land and vacate the runway as quickly as possible. This means you can’t add a response. This is a good example of why we require RT discipline anf correct phraseology. The meeting was an opportunity to chart the next steps to achieve a seamless global aviation caae.
The symposia provided a crucial networking and knowledge-sharing opportunity, and included presentations from ICAO, international and regional organizations, standards-making organizations and leading industry stakeholders. There is not much of a reason to just crash out of the airport circuit.
The International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations represent the interests of more thanpilots and aircraft owners in 72 countries. Australia is the latest country to adopt new stydy qualifications and allow GA pilots to visit a general practitioner, similar to the United States’ BasicMed.
The animation and analysis really brings it home.
We had a similar thing aop a year or two ago at Southend EGMCwhere a student pilot crashed when asked to orbit. The views and opinions of originators and contributors expressed on this site are their own. I have done that many times at my base Shoreham because while the ATC there are exemplary there is just no point in squeezing in as say 7, behind 6 planes flying at 70kt which I can do but only just about… Traffic is never solid except at ao;a airshow inbound stream for much longer than that.
I could not understand most of the radio comms and would have had difficulty flying to that airport. Surely he should have told him to continue downwind and, above all, that he was number two in traffic to another Cirrus on a one mile final.
His radio calls sound totally calm… There may have been a controller screwup of some sort Now…nobody should stall and spin an aircraft in a traffic avoidance maneuver, BUT …the previous controller mistake is totally obvious here.
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This sounds like an episode of the Flintstones. Just watched this video… I could not understand most of the radio comms and would have had difficulty flying to that airport. Formed inIAOPA is dedicated to promoting the peaceful uses of general aviation and aerial work worldwide. Maybe it was a really crap recording. It sometimes takes an accident to raise our awareness of how an emergency can develop and affect us.