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Defensive Posturing

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The main hazard during flight training (or any flying for that matter) is letting the aircraft get to an unrecoverable state, and the way to prevent that is defensive posturing. Defensive posturing is the mental attitude and associated physical actions that ensure that an aircraft never reaches an undesired state. Maintaining a defensive posture to manage threat and error is the key to flying smart.

Read Kent Lewis’ Article on Defensive Posturing.
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Written by Clark

April 6, 2007 at 12:20 pm

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Defensive Posturing

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Takeoff Approach and Landing Accident Reduction discussion. Hazard identification, stabilized approach, aircraft configuration, go-around mitigation strategies

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April 6, 2007 at 12:19 pm

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