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Controlled Flight Into Terrain / Automation / Aeronautical Decision Making
GAJSC found that automation use contributed to VMC and IMC accidents in day and night flight conditions.
Date and Time:
Thursday, November 11, 2021, starting at 19:00 Eastern Standard Time Download Calendar File
Robert Breaux, Ph.D., CFII
Brief Description:

Audience discussion of

  • CFIT accidents occur in all weather and light conditions.
  • At least one third of pilots involved in CFIT accidents held instrument ratings
  • All of the Continued VFR into IMC accidents in the GAJSC study were fatal.  
  • Some CFIT accidents result from unrealistic or uninformed aircraft performance expectations..
  • Other CFIT accidents result from misunderstanding of automation normal and failure mode operations.
  • Overrelliance on automation can lead to pilot complacency, degraded hand-flying competence and confidence.

More at http://www.fsr-inc.org/FAAST/Seminar/Notice.aspx

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Location of Seminar:
Orlando Executive Airport (ORL)
365 Rickenbacker Dr.

Orlando, FL 32802
Directions to Venue:

From Colonial Drive turn south on Rickenbacker Dr. Continue through the Fairgreen St intersection to the end of Rickenbacker Dr. and into the parking lot. Park in any available designated spot. Walk east to the Airport Administration Building.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
50 seats at the facility, 22 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Orlando FSDO FAASTeam
Contact Information:
Robert Breaux
Phone: (407) 644-4298
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

For additional and background information, please visit the Orlando Executive Airport FAASTeam Library web site: http://www.fsr-inc.org/FAAST/Seminar/Notice.aspx

Thanks to our speaker Robert Breaux.

Thanks also to Karen Kosciusko at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) for use of their new Administrative Offices, to FAASTeam Reps David Conrad for registration and door prizes, to Obie Young, Florida Aviation Network, a FAASTeam Industry Member.

COVID-19 Statement: "Prior to attending a safety seminar, please ensure you review and abide by applicable CDC, State, and Local health guidelines."

Equal Access Information:
The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the “Contact Information” area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services.
Credit Applicability:
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 2
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