Midair collision potential

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Published by 380th Bombardment Wing (SAC), 158th Fighter Interceptor Group (ANG), FOL-E, 71st Flying Training Wing (ATC) in [Plattsburgh Air Force Base, N.Y.], Burlington, Vt, [Plattsburgh Air Force Base, N.Y.?] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Aeronautics, Military -- New York (State) -- Safety measures,
  • Aeronautics, Military -- Vermont -- Safety measures,
  • Airplanes -- Collision avoidance -- New York (State),
  • Airplanes -- Collision avoidance -- Vermont,
  • Airplanes -- Recognition -- United States.

Edition Notes

Shipping list no.: 90-358-P

Book details

ContributionsUnited States. Air Force. Strategic Air Command. Bombardment Wing, 380th
The Physical Object
Pagination49 p. :
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14429817M

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Midair Collision Avoidance: by Michael Magnell: Once again, midair collisions appear to be on the rise. As general aviation is finally awakening from its long slump, more aircraft are taking to the sky.

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As air traffic density and aircraft closing speeds continue to increase, the potential for mid-air collisions also goes up. Let’s take a look at mid-air collisions, and more importantly, how to avoid them.

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New in-cockpit technology—such as Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast (ADS-B)—was either uncommon or too expensive for most general aviation pilots to adopt five. Follow these strategies to mitigate the risks of a mid-air collision 1) Remember The Location Of Navigation Lights.

Red is always on the left wingtip, and green is always on the right wingtip. A pulsing, red beacon light should be located on the tail of the airplane.

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‎A midair collision occurred near National Airport in Washington, DC on November 1, A P38 World War II plane and a commercial airliner came together when a Bolivian pilot in the P38 either did not hear air traffic controllers, or failed to respond to their commands.

The crash left 53 persons de. It has happened before. It does still happen and most likely every now and then it’ll happen again. And again.

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