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No Need for Haste
Day-to-day operational activities seem to always provide opportunities for flight crews to grow complacent.
From Good to Bad

The night was going as any other while I was signed on as the ATC shift leader, behind the local controller, who was doing very well. But what happened next shows just how quickly things can go from good to bad if proper procedures aren’t followed.

  • 14 April 2019
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A Simple Mission?

It was another hot afternoon in the eastern part of Afghanistan known to many as RC-East, where the temperature can exceed 120 F in the summer.

  • 7 April 2019
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AH-64 Gunnery Mishap
  • 31 March 2019
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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The Human Grounding Rod
A bolt of lightning lit up the immediate area with a brilliant flash accompanied by the sound of electricity moving over the outside skin of the aircraft. The hair on my arms and neck literally stood on end.
  • 24 March 2019
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Run Over by a Black Hawk
Common sense. Sometimes it isn’t as common as we’d like to think. Failure to follow established standing operating procedures — or to just review and update them regularly, especially after an accident — can result in avoidable tragedy.
  • 17 March 2019
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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