APG 140 – Meet-ups, Flight Control Problems, Emergencies


Posted on October 24th, by Capt. Jeff in Podcast. No Comments

APG 140 – Meet-ups, Flight Control Problems, Emergencies
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Would you hesitate to declare an emergency? We discuss an article about pilot reluctance to declare an emergency when it is the appropriate thing to do.

A sick passenger on a flight from Dallas/Fort Worth to Chicago was told by flight attendants worried about Ebola that she would have to stay in the lavatory for the duration of the flight, according to a passenger witness. Is this a case of hysteria and overreaction, or prudent action?

Here’s an interesting one: A Skywest CRJ2 experienced flight control problems while on approach to Chicago’s O’Haire International last week. They safely landed the jet at DuPage Airport southwest of KORD.

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