Every year, with tragic regularity, Alaska's aviation community suffers through hunting season. A review of some common mistakes from the past can go a long way toward making 2014 a better season for everyone.
The elevator cables were misrigged in the PA-12, which may have resulted in the airplane climbing steeply before it 'pivoted' down toward the ground, as described by an eyewitness. The pilot was killed in the crash.Colleen Mondor
The change in the process for certifying angle of attack indicators reduces the price and paperwork substantially for general aviation users, with a goal of reducing the numerous loss-of-control aircraft accidents that occur in Alaska and nationwide.Colleen Mondor