Not All Loss of Control Accidents Are Spins

Mon, Jul 22, 2019 - Mon, Jul 22, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Location: NAFI Booth

Presenter: Ed Wischmeyer


Flight test data, NTSB dockets and online videos show that many “spin” accidents probably weren’t — some may have been low speed spirals that are low AOA events but can easily lose 600 feet in a hurry. Also little understood are loss of control events with very steep banks. This variety of loss of control events suggest new kinds of training for primary students, flight reviews, and CFI initial training. 
 

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