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In this fictional incident poor pre flight planning misses a NOTAM regarding unserviceable glideslope at the destination. Distracted by a business partner the business jet pilot then misses cues from ATIS, other aircraft and ATC and finds himself getting behind the aircraft. Committed to make a meeting a rushed steep descent almost ends in catastrophe.

A CAA Flight Examiner and a TRE from FlightSafety International discuss the causal factors.

Two videos are provided below.

  1. Getting behind the A/C
  2. Getting behind the A/C: captions and interview removed
    This video has had the captions and interviews removed for training and discussion.

Two sets of facilitation questions are available.

  1. Facilitation questions for use by trainers
  2. Facilitation questions for use in examiner assessment