157 5 Ways Somatogravic Illusion is Killing Pilots + GA News


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157 5 Ways Somatogravic Illusion is Killing Pilots + GA News

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Summary157 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 begins the missed approach. There’s evidence it also affects glider pilots after cable breaks.

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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

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