Covid-19: Time to retrain inactive pilots to fly again


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Aviation experts acknowledge that when pilots are inactive for several months, their skills and proficiency deteriorate. — THOMAS FENGLER/Pixabay

A pilot preparing to pull a passenger jet away from an airport gate forgot to disengage the parking brake, damaging a part of a towing vehicle that was trying to pull the plane to the runway.

Another pilot had so much trouble landing a passenger jet on a windy day that it took three tries before the plane touched down successfully.

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