Week 1

 

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This week we look at how human factors can result in aviation accidents, and what we can do to stay safe!


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  1. Are YOU Becoming Complacent?  

   Complacency - The silent killer? Stop complacency before it stops you!

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  2. VFR Flight into IMC

   Flight into IMC by VFR pilots is the cause of 1 in 10 fatal accidents in Australia. 

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  3. Too Close For Comfort - Maintaining Situational Awareness in the Circuit

   Near miss events were the second most common occurrence type reported to RAAus within 2019, with near miss or  mid-       air collision contributing to at least two fatal accidents in the past 5 years – So how close are you to collision?

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  4. Fitness to Fly

   One of the benefits of being an RAAus member is the drivers licence medical standard which doesn't require the need for       a costly aviation medical, however, just because it may be simpler to achieve the medical standard doesn't mean that pilots     don't have to be responsible for ensuring they are fit to fly prior to each and every flight! 

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 5. Maintainer Personal Limits

 The ‘human factor’ has most commonly been associated with pilots and most of us would have heard of the ‘IM SAFE’ mnemonic checklist for pilot risk management. However, the ‘human factor’ and IM SAFE applies to   maintainers to the same degree as pilots. An area of further focus in human factors for maintainers is the point of   ‘not admitting limitations’.

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Join Andrew Boniface LIVE on Wednesday at 07:00pm AEST as we discuss Human Factors and the use of electronic flight bags (EFBs)

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When was the last time you reviewed the basics? It may seem simple, but it may just keep you alive! 

Week 1 Flight Activity - Circuits

More fatal accidents occur in the circuit than any other phase of flight. Often underestimated, this week we look to take a step back to basics and review why standard circuit procedures, communication, and situational awareness is so important!

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