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Got A Few Things To Say About Oshkosh 2006? Tell Us!
The ANN Editorial Team is working hard on all the
summaries we can assemble about the most recent Oshkosh EAA Fly-In.
As is our custom, we're taking a few days to consider things
carefully (as well as to recover from the "Big O') and are
assembling a few articles and awards lists that quantify and
qualify the very best and worst of the Oshkosh 2006 experience.
Minimum Descent Altitude -- The lowest altitude, expressed
in feet above mean sea level to which descent is authorized on
final approach or during circle-to-land maneuvering in execution of
a standard instrument approach procedure where no electronic
glideslope is provided.
"...particular concern to the Safety Board is that a
qualified 14 CFR Part 135 captain and first officer, both of whom
received winter weather operations training in accordance with the
company's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-approved winter
operations procedures, could fail to understand the insidious
nature of upper wing surface contamination and its threat to the
safety of the flight. Further, proper CRM could have helped the
crew identify the risks associated with winter weather
Source: From NTSB's Safety Recommendation
A-06-42, filed after looking into the fatal 2004 Montrose CL-600
crash that resulted, in part, due to icing issues at