Distractions While Flying

This came across our 99s google listserv yesterday. It was posted by the Chair of the Utah Chapter, and thought it was worth sharing.

I just read this article and loved it. I frequently take dogs and non-pilots with me…managing the chaos to minimize distractions is at the top of my brain every time I fly… have a read… FlySafe – Managing Distractions
Distractions and interruptions can severely compromise flight safety if they occur during critical phases of flight. To help prevent this, the General Aviation Joint Steering Committee (GAJSC) recommends awareness training on how to properly cope with interruptions and distractions while flying. General aviation pilots are particularly at risk because they usually do not have additional flight crew members to assist them. See our fact sheet for more tips on how to cope with distractions here: https://www.faa.gov/news/safety_briefing/2020/media/SE_Topic_20-01_Distractions.pdf

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