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Possible Assistance Needed: Preventing Pan-Pan Problems
The March/April 2023 issue of FAA Safety Briefing magazine explores a few urgent aeronautical situations pilots may find themselves in, and which may require the use of the lesser-known, but equally important distress call — pan-pan.
We look at some common exhaust system issues, how to handle wildlife and laser strikes, as well as how to recognize the onset of hypoxia and ensure safety during higher altitude operations.
Difficult and Exhausting - How a "Simple" Thing Like an Exhaust System Can Create Deadly Difficulties
No Air Up There - Hypoxia Awareness
Blinded by the Light - A Look at Cockpit Laser Illumination Events
Going to the Birds to Prevent Hazardous Strikes - Using UV Lights to Drive Away Danger
When Pan-Pan Becomes Mayday - Search and Rescue in the 21st Century
Hitting Home Runs with First Responder Training Courses - FAA Training Helps First Responders Safely Assess an Aviation Accident Site
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