Post-Repair Flights: Recognize the Risks

Post-maintenance flights are significantly elevated risk events. Make them day, VFR, solo, and only after a meticulous preflight.

All things being equal, accident data reflect that we pilots are pretty good at dealing with the risks involved with repeatedly causing inanimate objects to leave the ground, move through the air and land. Unfortunately, things are not always equal, and the factors that make us human, such as stress, distraction and impatience, can conspire […]
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