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November 28, 2022

ERAU Makes Pilot/Students Sick (Kinda)

Pilots Experience Worst-Case Scenarios in New Spatial Disorientation Lab

In Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Spatial Disorientation Laboratory, flight student Nella Filipkova wears a virtual reality headset as the device she is seated in rapidly whirls around. It almost looks like she is strapped into an amusement park ride, but the new simulator is not meant for entertainment. Rather, it is a life-saving training tool allowing pilots to realistically feel and react to simulations of dangerous flight conditions that can create disorienting illusions for pilots — illusions that can imitate, among other things, the feeling of turning, climbing, or descending when their aircraft is actually flying perfectly straight or, worse,

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Aero-TV: Tempest Aero Group -- The Other Aerospace Consortium

Tempest Aero Group Rides Out the COVID Storm

In 1984, Tim Henderson founded Aero Accessories, a general aviation component overhaul shop. The business focused initially on dry air pumps and mechanical fuel pumps, but steadily evolved into a manufacturer of OEM and PMA parts. In time, Aero Accessories’ specialties came to include numerous and diverse aircraft components, equipment, and systems. In 2001, a chap called Stan Fletcher teamed with Henderson to create the Tempest Aero Group—a consortium of independent aviation brands recognized for its pneumatic, ignition, and filtration products.

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NTSB Prelim: Piper PA46-500TP

...Then Sharply Decreased To A Descent Exceeding 5,000 Ft Per Minute

On November 9, 2022, about 0934 central standard time, a Piper PA46-500TP, N234PM, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Bignell, Nebraska. The pilot and passenger sustained fatal injuries. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 business flight. According to preliminary air traffic control information, the pilot established contact with Denver Air Route Traffic Control Center (ZDV), reported inbound to the North Platte Regional Airport (LBF), North Platte, Nebraska, and the controller issued the current altimeter.

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