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Commercial pilots blame pandemic downtime for in-flight mistakes

The steepest downturn in modern aviation history means plenty of airline pilots are spending weeks or months of the coronavirus pandemic idling at home. When they do return to the cockpit, a few are admitting that they're out of practice, and knocking off the rust is proving harder than anticipated. "This was my first flight in nearly 3 months," one pilot wrote in a June report explaining why he or she neglected to turn on the critical anti-icing system. "I placed too much… ( More...

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ADXbear 2
Hope some extended sim tim and careful pairing with non affected pilots will help get folks back up to speed. Justcremember the NASA reporting form..


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