Staying Out of the Flying Pan

Possible Assistance Needed: Preventing Pan-Pan Problems

Jumpseat: an executive policy perspective
Photo of a frying pan.

Pan-pan is meant to communicate an urgent situation that for the moment is controllable, but could easily become worse.

This article was originally published in the March/April 2023 issue of FAA Safety Briefing magazine.



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