controlled flight into terrain


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controlled flight into terrain (CFIT)

An occurrence in which an aircraft, under the control of the crew, is flown into terrain, water, or an obstacle with no prior awareness on the part of the crew of the impending disaster.
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Controlled flight into terrain during the transition from VMC to IMC was the most frequently identified cause of occupational crashes.
Combat losses are not the source of our accidents and incidents; lately they are rooted in midairs, controlled flight into terrain, and landing mishaps.
in 2007, with the primary cause attributed to controlled flight into terrain (CFIT).
According to the FAA's advisory circular on the subject, controlled flight into terrain (CFIT) occurs when "an airworthy aircraft is flown, under the control of a qualified pilot, into terrain (water or obstacles) with inadequate awareness on the part of the pilot of the impending collision.
Eliminating controlled flight into terrain (CFIT) continues to be a major challenge for many aviation communities.
My AWA had worked properly so my fatality would have been listed as a Controlled Flight Into Terrain or CFIT.
Also standard on the Global Express XRS business jet is the Bombardier Enhanced Vision System (BEVS), which reduces the risk of controlled flight into terrain, runway incursions at night or during low visibility conditions and increases overall depth perception in difficult operating conditions and/or at unfamiliar airports.
and European airline industries have mostly eliminated controlled flight into terrain (CFIT) accidents by adopting new technologies, improved training and relevant procedures, general aviation continues to be plagued by them.
Technology advances address many of the leading causes of GA fatalities: loss of control, controlled flight into terrain, fuel problems, midair collisions and weather.
Controlled flight into terrain (CFIT) occurs when a fully capable aviator inadvertently flies a fully functioning aircraft into the terrain, water, trees, or man-made obstacle before planned touchdown.
This is due largely to fatal midair collisions, Controlled Flight into Terrain (CFIT), and G-Induced Loss of Consciousness (G-LOC).
McArtor will also be directly responsible for Standards and Training for Part 9l, l2l, and l35 operators, Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) and Threat management programs.

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