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Re: LESSONS from INCIDENTS

Postby wingspan33 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:33 am

Nice to hear from you Frank! :thumbup:

I just posted to another thread about something I learned from some incidents that I have witnessed. What I learned is that launching collapsible canopies (even if you don't end up in the air) is dangerous. :thumbdown:
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Re: LESSONS from INCIDENTS

Postby Craig Muhonen » Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:44 pm

JoeF wrote: LESSONS from INCIDENTS

:arrow: Describe or report an incident.
:arrow: Study the incident.
:arrow: What could be learned from the incident?
:arrow: Modified aims?
:arrow: Modified checklist? Schedule a certain item to check?
:arrow: Plan and fulfill practice of something?
:arrow: Schedule actions (inspection, practice, observation, study, purchase, instruction, tutoring, ... )

Let's keep things up and going, so as not to repeat a similar incident.

  "What will I do to stay free from what happened in that incident?"   :?:

"Do I have what it takes to avoid such an incident?" :?:


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Thank you Joe and Rick and others for trying to make hang gliding, and flying in general, a safer sport. I personally believe that "newcombers" would greatly benefit by having ground schooling include hours of film and training, showing "what could go wrong". I have watched and read posts on "botched" landings , which stepped into the pilots mind and put into words what went wrong. Error #1, mistake #2, "what if I had done this"? #3, so on and so on. If students could watch video (with stop action) and have the instructor show each moment of an accident, when they "launched" into the air, they could have a better understanding of "the practice of flying".

This is not a "hot" topic, it's a "must" topic, thank you guys for being "instructors"

And thank you Bob for teaching me how to "fly" with US HAWKS.
"Looking for consciousness in the brain, is like looking for the band in the radio"
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"Tune the radio to the heart"
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