157 5 Ways Somatogravic Illusion is Killing Pilots + GA News
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157 Max talks about 5 ways somatogravic illusion continues to kill pilots, including private, instrument, commercial airline, and even glider pilots. It’s particular dangerous when taking off at night over a poorly lit surface, when doing instrument takeoffs in zero zero visibility and when an instrument pilot begins the missed approach. There’s evidence it also affects glider pilots after cable breaks.
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- Plane crashes into control tower in Germany
- Plane and Pilot Magazine version of story above
Mentioned in the Show
Garmin Virtual OSH online videos
Photos of Plane Crashed into Tower
Ron Carmichael Obituary
Sporty’s Virtual Airshow online
Cessna 310 crash at Palo Alto, CA
Derek Piggott’s paper on low G sensitivity in glider pilots
NASA: Human Vestibular System and the Utricle
FAA brochure: Spatial disorientation
YouTube video version of this podcast on Somatogravic Illusion
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