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Fire in the Cockpit

Real Pilot Story

One minute it was a routine training flight—the next, a desperate struggle for survival. Would the Instructor be able to land before the cockpit was completely engulfed in flames?
Tablet: Compatible
Length: 7:14 mins
Topic: Aeronautical Decision Making, Emergency Procedures
FAA WINGS: Not Eligible
Accident Forgiveness: Eligible

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