Is there more you can do to prepare for an emergency?

Is there more you can do to prepare for an emergency?

If you think that frequently practicing your precautionaries, and forced landings, is good preparation for the unlikely event that you find yourself in an emergency situation, you would be correct. However, is there anything else you can do to prepare adequately for an emergency?

True Life Story – When a forced landing happens

True Life Story – When a forced landing happens

This past week, the unexpected happened. It did not happen to a super experienced airline pilot, nor a super skilled aerobatics pilot, but rather an ordinary, but incredibly present flight instructor with his student. What you will read below is the account of events (unedited), as written by Dutch former Red Bull Air Race pilot Frank Versteegh, who went out for a flight earlier in the day in the very same aircraft…