1. Welcome to AppraisersForum.com, the premiere online  community for the discussion of real estate appraisal. Register a free account to be able to post and unlock additional forums and features.

Helicopter & Airplane mid-air in NY

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by Carnivore, Aug 14, 2009.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Carnivore

    Carnivore Elite Member
    Supporting Member

    Jan 15, 2002
    Professional Status:
    Certified Residential Appraiser
    North Carolina
    The small fixed wing pilot is most responsible for the mid-air collision.

    The Visual flight rule is see and avoid. Unfortunately the fixed wing a/c was a low wing and thus vision is obstructed. He was approaching the rotorwing a/c from the right rear at a higher altitude.

    The rotor wing may or may not have been climbing or may have been in level flight. Most likely the rotor wing pilot uses a pre-planned pre-filed flight path.

    There are no VFR requirements to file a detailed flight plan. Usually a business such as this do file something with the controlling authority.

    Sad, very sad.
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page