Preliminary Accident Reports

November 2015 Issue

Pilot Personality: Type A

Just because your schedule requires it, that doesnít mean your next flight will have a favorable outcome.

In my experience, one characteristic most pilots share is an individualistic, self-sufficient attitude. Typically, we revel in learning the skills required to fly an aircraft well and embrace the challenges it presents. We also usually donít stop with aviation alone, often engaging in other activities designed to challenge us mentally, physically or both. Examples might include skydiving, motorcycling, running marathons and the like.

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