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Esperance pilots to learn lessons for life

Date of Publication: 
Thursday 10th March

Esperance pilots will learn aviation lessons for life at a local safety briefing next week.

The briefing will focus on key safety issues that continue to put the lives of pilots at risk when flying.

Safety issues covered will include flights in low visibility, weather planning and pilot incapacitation.

These circumstances contribute to a number of serious accidents and incidents every year.

Local pilots will be asked to look at why these types of accidents or incidents occur and how they can be avoided.

Each seminar also provides a chance for pilots to give feedback and suggestions to CASA.

CASA’s Peter Gibson says the briefing for Esperance pilots is part of a national aviation safety campaign.

“Teaching local pilots aviation lessons for life is a high priority for CASA” Mr Gibson says.

The free Esperance aviation safety briefing is being held on Friday 18 March 2016 at 6:30pm at the Esperance Aero Club.

People attending are asked to book online at the CASA website.

Media contact:
Peter Gibson
0419 296 446
peter.gibson@casa.gov.au
Ref: MR1816