Extra Eyes in the Sky

Advanced Tools for CFIT Avoidance

Magazine cover graphic.

There are now a host of superpowers to avoid CFIT available to almost every GA pilot who wants them.

Illustration of an airplane.

X-Ray Vision

Photo of vision systems in a cockpit.
This Cirrus cockpit shows synthetic vision on the left and enhanced vision on the right. Photo by Maj. Robert Bowden, Civil Air Patrol

Spidey Sense

Photo courtesy of Avidyne.

Just Another Rather Very Intelligent Assistant


Great powers come with great responsibility.

Super Powers in Your Pocket

Some of the shiny new superpowers are available in portable devices.

An app on an iPad.
Image courtesy of ForeFlight
This article was originally published in the November/December 2020 issue of FAA Safety Briefing magazine. https://www.faa.gov/news/safety_briefing



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