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The dangers of get-downitis

(This first appeared as the second Comment in Flight International, 5 February 2013) Pilots have a loose term – “get-down-itis” – for the creeping desire to push an unstable approach when procedures, meteorological consideration or sheer common sense would normally demand a go-around.However, preliminary information from the Red Wings Tupolev Tu-204 accident in Moscow might […]

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