Committee Promotes Use of Angle-of-Attack Indicators

AINsafety » August 4, 2014
August 4, 2014, 4:10 PM

The General Aviation Joint Steering Committee Safety Assessment Team (SAT) is recommending the use of angle-of-attack indicators for general aviation aircraft. The recommendation emerged from a recently completed study of 2,472 accidents that occurred between 2001 and 2010. The SAT determined that the use of AoA-based systems by the GA community is an effective method for reducing loss-of-control accidents in the approach and landing phase of flight.

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