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Transfer the Controls
I was a pilot in command with more than 850 hours and about 175 NVG hours flying with my company standardization pilot, who had triple the amount of hours.
How a Hot Pocket Feels
Whenever I hear about lightning-related injuries in the military or civilian community, I always share my experience. My hope is that it provides a little awareness about the dangers of a potentially deadly natural phenomenon.
  • 11 December 2016
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A Safety Valve
It was June at Self Army Airfield at Fort Polk, Louisiana, and I was almost through my second Joint Readiness Training Center rotation of the summer. I was a new pilot in command and, despite being at JRTC in June, enjoying the flight time.
  • 1 December 2016
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Trouble Awaits
It was just another routine training flight in the local Fort Bragg flying area. We were conducting a night team flight supporting the local Air Force combat controllers in what is known as the Northern Training Area.
  • 20 November 2016
  • Author: Army Safety
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The Wind Zone Model
What is power management? This term means many things to many people. Most agree it has something to do with engine performance and torque. The instructors at the High-Altitude Army National Guard Aviation Training Site like to think there’s more to power management than just the torque gauge.
  • 13 November 2016
  • Author: Army Safety
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Chalks 2 and 3 gradually returned to the airfield, mostly flown by their non-crewmembers. The after-action review was interesting and full of praise for those non-crewmember heroes.
  • 6 November 2016
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 951
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