The Navy's GPWS has several documented "saves" and was deemed as having made a "statistically significant" difference in the FA-18 CFIT
If it was agl, there would be fewer CFIT
accidents when using this function to descend to target.
One of CFIT
's key initiatives is to develop the annual Technology Issues for Financial Executives Survey (a joint effort of CFIT
, Financial Executives Research Foundation and Gartner Inc.) and help analyze the responses.
AA spokesman Simon Woodings condemned the CFIT
The other eight involved CFIT
events: The pilot flew a perfectly good airplane into the ground under control.
A high-altitude, destination airport can result in CFIT
on a moonless night flight.
This flight was setting up to be a classic: controlled-flight-into-terrain (CFIT
This is not what we want.' He said the CfIT
's report made sobering reading.
5-year Accident Rates, ADS-B Benefit 2013-2017 (%) (accidents/1,000,00 operations) Fleet Method ADS-B In Unequipped Mid-Air 0 0.30 NSS Weather-Related 3.69 6.64 44 CFIT
0 0.56 100 CFIT
& Weather 0.12 0.58 81 Combined (Fatal) 380 (0.22) 8.08 (1.98) 53 (89) Flight-Hour Method ADS-B In Unequipped Mid-Air 0 0.30 NSS Weather-Related 4.04 6.61 39 CFIT
0 0.56 100 CFIT
& Weather 0.12 0.58 NSS Combined (Fatal) 4.16 (0.25) 8.04 (1.98) 48 (88) Estimated Accidents Avoided 2013-2017 Fleet Method Mid-Air Weather-Related 26 CFIT
& Weather 4 Combined (Fatal) 38 (18) Flight-Hour Method Mid-Air Weather-Related 21 CFIT
& Weather Combined (Fatal) 32 (14) NSS - No statistical significance.
Wedged between normal and CFIT
flight sits another layer, the precursor to a CFIT
accident, called Controlled Flight Toward Terrain, or CFTT.
Holding is locally owned and an operator of 26 clubs from South Bend (Mishawaka), Indiana to Kenosha, Wisconsin.