Royal Aeronautical Society Canterbury Branch Meeting
Date: Tuesday 20 October 2020 Time: 19:30 for 20.00 Venue: Air Force Museum Wigram, Sockburn, Christchurch Speaker: Malcolm Taylor, Manager Flight Training, Air New Zealand Subject: Upset Prevention and Recovery Training
Covid Alert Level 1 applies in Christchurch and meetings are as normal. Watch this site for updates on whether the lecture will be in-person, or held using ZOOM.
Malcolm Taylor has been with Air NZ for 33 years and currently flies the 787. His role covers the jet fleets, effectively now just the 787 and A320/321. Loss of control in flight is the accident category which has had the highest number of fatalities over the last 20 years. Malcolm will attempt to explain some of the work that is under way at both regulatory and industry level, along with background on how we got to where we are and some of the major challenges to overcome.