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Atlas Air

Atlas Air pilot may have experienced up to 80 degrees nose pitch up before the crash

The first officer flying the Atlas Air B-767 which crashed near Huston airport may have experienced a nose up sensation of up to 80 degrees nose up before he put the aircraft to a dive.

Safety first half 2020

Do we have a grip on aviation safety? More unstable approaches in COVID19

There has been an Increase in the number of unstable approaches during the COVID19 period. This is an indicator that despite lower overall air traffic, unstable approach is still a threat and is not being addressed in the correct manner. It is a decision of the crew, a conscious decision to continue with an unstable approach, is debatable.

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Atlas Air Crash report blames the First Officer, but is that the purpose?

The report has squarely blamed the First Officer for an inappropriate response to inadvertent activation of the aeroplane’s go-around mode, resulting in the spatial disorientation that led him to place the aeroplane in a steep descent from which the crew did not recover.


What flyingbeast has highlighted is the need to analyze human factor behind mandatory fuel saving

Majority of the crew in a study were of the opinion operational fuel saving should be assessed in terms of flight safety relevance prior to implementation,Contemporary research has identified an increasing number of fuel saving-related safety issues in commercial air transport, underlining that new safety challenges have emerged.

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