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  • "When flying in degraded weather conditions, pilots find themselves in task-saturated situations which is why we designed the RAD-40 to be clear, bright, and easy to read with reliable warnings when both decision height and pre-set warning altitudes are met," states Robert Schneier, COO, FreeFlight Systems.

    Aero-News Network

  • When flights are short and task-saturated, there isn't enough time.

    Salon

  • Pitot tube blockage was held responsible for two fatal 757-200 accidents in 1996, and the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch warns that flying a large aircraft with incorrect instrument readings is "demanding" and that crews can become "task-saturated".

    HEADLINES

  • "The likelihood of a pilot being overwhelmed by the complexity of this situation and becoming task-saturated is significant."

    Brandon Sun Online - Top Stories

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  • Of course.

    June 17, 2009

  • With all possible respect to Coast Guard chopper pilots, that was my first thought as well.

    June 17, 2009

  • Finally, a word to describe my average workday.

    June 17, 2009

  • "All the noise inside made it difficult for the pilots to concentrate on flying. At one point, each one of the pilots' radios began simultaneously blaring the Pew! Pew! Pew! DNB signal, that unnerving alert frequency that sounded like a cross between a European police siren and an automobile alarm. Torpey knew he was on the verge of becoming 'task-saturated.' He switched off the audio portion of both alarms..."

    —Spike Walker, Coming Back Alive (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2001), 215

    June 17, 2009