Deal With Distractions

Anything that reduces our focus during critical times in flight is at least challenging - at the worst, disastrous. Shouldn't we develop ways to minimize distractions?

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Many of life’s distractions are enjoyable, but cockpit distractions can have tragic consequences. For years, the NTSB has made “Eliminate Distractions” one of their Ten Most Wanted safety improvements.  In Ernest Gann’s Fate is the Hunter, he describes a night approach as a DC-2 First Officer while Captain Ross lit matches in front of Gann’s […]
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