Analysis of airspace infringement reports from 2017 has shown that that correct use of a moving map could have helped avoid 85% of airspace infringements.
Occurrence reports from private pilots were assessed against four key measures that could have helped prevent the infringement or reduced its impact on other air traffic or controllers.
The report was carried out by a sub-group of the CAA’s Airspace Infringement Working Group, made up of three experienced General Aviation pilots.
> Read the full report: Causal Factor Analysis of Airspace Infringements 2017
> Latest infringement statistics showing total reported infringements for 2017 and 2018 are now available: airspacesafety.com/facts-stats-and-incidents/