Confronting Mistakes: Lessons from the Aviation Industry by Jan U. Hagen (auth.)

By Jan U. Hagen (auth.)

In such a lot companies, blunders - even if universal and unavoidable - are hardly ever pointed out bottom-up. utilizing this instance of the excessive threat aviation this ebook check how energetic blunders administration can paintings and bring about good fortune. utilizing educational learn and 10 genuine aviation injuries circumstances, this ebook will supply compelling and informative reading.

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According to his indicator, the plane was going too fast and seemed virtually impossible to slow down. At the same time, the shaking of the control column indicated that a stall was imminent, caused by the plane going too slow. 11). ” In pilot training, both these actions are among the basic maneuvers pilots are taught to regain control of a plane after a stall. At this moment, it should still have been possible to bring the plane back to a manageable attitude. Erdem ordered Gergin to deactivate the autopilot.

In pilot training, both these actions are among the basic maneuvers pilots are taught to regain control of a plane after a stall. At this moment, it should still have been possible to bring the plane back to a manageable attitude. Erdem ordered Gergin to deactivate the autopilot. ” In the meantime, the plane had dropped around 1,000 feet. 11 Flight attitude and ADI indicator of ALW flight 301 at the point when the autopilot deactivated 34 C O N F R O N T I N G M I STAKE S and dipping increasingly toward the ground.

His authority was even more absolute given his status as the man in charge of flight training. Although he was not responsible for disciplining other pilots, he did oversee their stipulated six-monthly check flights. These flights determined whether a pilot’s license was extended. Van Zanten was also responsible for training and issuing licenses to new pilots. In this role, he had supervised Meurs’ check flight for his license to fly the Boeing 747. Even so, the KLM cockpit recordings indicated that the atmosphere was very focused, but by no means overly tense.

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