If you look into how aircraft keep clear of obstacles while flying you’ll find yourself awash in acronyms. GPWS, TAWS, TCAS…..for pilots and air traffic controllers these are vital systems that have drastically improved flight safety in recent decades. They’ve helped to reduce incidences of “CFIT” – or Controlled Flight...
On this episode of AvTalk, we see what the initial data tells us about the crash of Pakistan International Airlines flight 8303. And we sit down for a roundtable discussion about the state of the industry and where aviation is headed as the normally busy summer travel season begins.
Pakistan International Airlines flight PK8303 crashed while attempting to landing in Karachi on 22 May. Flight 8303 was en route from Lahore when it crashed near the airport after conducting a go around and during its second landing attempt. The flight was operated by A320 AP-BLD.