Pilots and medications

As part of its “Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents” initiative, the FAA routinely issues “best practices” for pilots. The latest is all about pilots and medication, both prescribed and over the counter. It begins: “Medicine, whether it’s prescribed or bought over-the-counter, is designed to solve a problem. However, used incorrectly, medicine may create […]

Reducing Loss-of-Control accidents in GA focus of NTSB roundtable

WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board will host a roundtable Tuesday, April 24, 2018, on preventing in-flight loss of control in general aviation. Open to the public, the event will also be web cast live. The mission is to get a discussion going about possible solutions to prevent loss of control, which has played […]