Engine Failure on Takeoff

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Engine Failure on Takeoff
Featuring Bob Martens, Pilot Tip’s of the Week, www.pilotsworkshop.com
 

 

 

 

 

“You know it is inevitable. If you ask 10 out of 10 pilots, engine failure on takeoff: lower the nose, land straight ahead. But statistics tell us that the tendency to turn back to the airport is overwhelming. It takes a lot of discipline to lower the nose and accept the fact that we’re going to make an off-field landing. So let’s look at that and make sure that we’re ready mentally to do just that. Because turning back to the field is all too often a fatal choice.”