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Controlled Flight Into Terrain
Enhance Flight Safety - Understand the Causal Factors of CFIT
Date and Time:
Tuesday, May 23, 2023, starting at 13:30 Eastern Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Lanny Cline, FPM
Brief Description:

In this presentation we’ll discuss Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) Accidents and recommendations (termed safety enhancements) from the General Aviation Joint Steering Committee - a work group that studies General Aviation Accidents.  We’ll discuss some Safety Risk Management (SRM) and Technological solutions to the CFIT challenge and, finally; we’ll give you some best practices that will help you avoid CFIT accidents.  Will also hi-lite some notable CFIT accidents in addition to:

1. Reviewing CFITS Statistics

2. Defining CFIT - FAA and ICAO 

3. CFIT Accident Causal Factors

4. CFIT Accident Case study

5. Recommended Safety Enhancements

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Location of Seminar:
Myrtle Beach International Airport - Beach Aviation Services FBO
1250 Airdrome St.
Conference Room
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Directions to Venue:

“Prior to attending a safety seminar please review and abide by current CDC, State and Local health guidelines.”


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Phone: (803) 451-2661
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Special thanks to Beach Aviation Services for facility usage.  

Special thanks to LIFT Academy for reaching out to the FAASTeam.

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Credit Applicability:
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 1
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