Trust your instruments!

Pollard, Todd
September 1994
Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Sep/Oct94, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p16
Details a US Navy pilot's out-of-control flight experience with an F-14 jet. Factors that influence the management of departure; Effects of midair collision, structural failure, or loss of engine; Importance of the pilot's physical condition.


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