156 Atlas Air Crash Flight 3591 Explained & What GA Pilots Can Learn from It

156 Atlas Air Crash Flight 3591 Explained & What GA Pilots Can Learn from It

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Max Trescott’s 156 Atlas Air Crash, Flight 3591 explained and what GA pilots can Learn from It. Max plays clips from the 4-hour NTSB Board meeting on the Atlas Air crash. The flight was normal until the 767 suddenly plummeted from 6,000 feet into a bay near Houston. Like most accidents, there were many factors that led to the crash. The event started when the First Officer accidentally engaged GA mode.

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NTSB Board Meeting: Atlas Air Flight 3591 Cargo Plane Crash
NTSB: Links to the accident docket and other publicly released information
NTSB: Abstract of the Final Report
[ATC AUDIO] Prime Air 767 CRASH in Houston

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144 3 Things To Do Immediately When Reporting an Accident per NTSB 830 + GA News


144 3 Things To Do Immediately When Reporting an Accident per NTSB 830 + GA News

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144 Max talks about NTSB 830 and 3 things to do if you have an accident or incident. The three things you have to do are: 1) Notify the NTSB immediately of an accident or a serious incident. 2) The operator of the aircraft is responsible for preserving all wreckage to the extent possible. 3) The operator is required to file a report about any accident, though that can be up to ten days later.

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125 Deadly Propeller Accidents, B-17 Crash Update + GA News


125 Deadly Propeller Accidents, B-17 Crash Update + GA News

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125 Max discusses the NTSB preliminary report on the B-17 crash. And we talk about propeller safety and a number of accidents in which people were killed or dismembered by a propeller. Propeller accidents are more common than you might think, and many happen at night when a spinning prop is almost impossible to see. NEVER let anyone in or out of a plane while the engine is still running.  

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56 ATC Visual Separation for Private Pilots Explained, NTSB Report on NYC Helicopter Accident + GA News


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Max talks in detail about visual separation, the responsibility pilots assume when they agree to maintain visual separation, and methods they can use for avoiding other aircraft. The NTSB preliminary report reveals more on that NYC helicopter crash that killed five passengers. A listener asks about when to switch from ground to tower at a towered airport, another listener asks about simulating an AHRS failure in a Garmin G1000 equipped aircraft, and another listener ask what exactly controllers mean when they say to enter on a 2-mile base.

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