FAA nudges pilots on 'see and avoid'

Nov. 1, 2022
Airspace agency warns pilots not to depend too much on technology as they fly.

WASHINGTON - The FAA has published a reminder to all pilots to lift their heads from the electronics when circumstances demand. The agency issued an advisory circular on Friday laying out all the regs that mention see and avoid as fundamental to the pilot’s role in preventing midair collisions, Russ Niles reports for AV WebContinue reading original article.

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

1 November 2022 - "The most advanced piece of flight equipment in any aircraft is the human eye, and since the number one cause of midair collisions is the failure to adhere to the see-and-avoid concept, efficient use of visual techniques and knowledge of the eye’s limitations will help pilots avoid collisions,” the AC says.

Click here to review the entire 17-page advisory circular from the FAA. 

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
Intelligent Aerospace

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