Technique

Baseball Cap A Factor In Midair »

The Canadian Transportation Safety Board yesterday released its finding on a 2013 multiple-fatality midair collision between a Cessna 150 and a motor glider with an analysis that said the 150 pilot was probably wearing a baseball cap that affected his ability to see the glider. More

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