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Fighting FOD
Unrecognized Spatial Disorientation

Spatial disorientation is a significant concern in aviation. What’s even more worrisome is that it often goes unrecognized and can result in catastrophic consequences.

  • 21 August 2022
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Comfort Breeds Complacency

We knew what we had to do and began to value speedy response times more and more as the operations continued. As our comfort grew, so did our complacency.

  • 14 August 2022
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The Normalization of Deviance

To create a safe and successful organization that ensures combat readiness, all service members must demonstrate courageous self-leadership.

  • 7 August 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Putting Your Training to the Test

We made the necessary adjustments for our situation, but more importantly, we saw the importance of staying calm, effective crew coordination and relying on our training as aviators to keep us safe while effectively executing the mission.

  • 1 August 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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In the Clouds

For those unfamiliar with the term, a sucker hole refers to an opening in a cloud layer through which an aviator may descend. I’ve heard of sucker holes throughout my time in Army aviation and always wondered why someone would fall for it. But on one flight, I nearly ended up falling for one myself.

  • 24 July 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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