CFIT

AcronymDefinition
CFITControlled Flight into Terrain
CFITCommission for Integrated Transport (UK)
CFITCentre for Inclusive Technology (est. 2005; National Council for the Blind of Ireland)
CFITCertified Fire Investigation Technician (International Assoication of Arson Investigators)
CFITCoalition for ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) Transparency
CFITCommission on the Franciscan Intellectual Tradition (Christian monks)
CFITCenter for Instructional Technology (Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania; Slippery Rock, PA)
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The Navy's GPWS has several documented "saves" and was deemed as having made a "statistically significant" difference in the FA-18 CFIT rate.
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's proposals.
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) scenario.
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 5 CFIT & Weather 4 Combined (Fatal) 38 (18) Flight-Hour Method Mid-Air Weather-Related 21 CFIT 5 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.
CFit Holding is locally owned and an operator of 26 clubs from South Bend (Mishawaka), Indiana to Kenosha, Wisconsin.