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Fly Safe: Expanding Your Horizons

Fly Safe: Expanding Your HorizonsThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation community national #FlySafe campaign helps educate airmen about safety.

This month’s topic explores ways for pilots to safely prepare and train for new or unfamiliar flight environments.

A recent study of general aviation accidents suggests that transition training and experience in diverse flight environments can improve a pilot’s ability to recognize and successfully respond to new challenges.

This article explores some ways to can expand your aeronautical skill set, whether it’s flying a new type of aircraft or in a totally new environment. Done properly, both can help bolster safety and foster the fun of flying.

Read more on this important topic on the FAA blog, Cleared for Takeoff.

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