Flight Safety Foundation deserves kudos for developing the Global Safety Information Project (GSIP), a third party, independent analysis of the CAA’s collective actions.Read More
Nine aviation associations jointly requested the 2018 Appropriations Bill include funding of $159 million for the fully funded and cost-share towers in the contract tower program.
One of the most powerful tools in Aviation Safety is NASA’s ASRS Callback. The most recent edition highlighted 6 instances of complacency contributing to risk, but teaching valuable lessons.
Against all odds, Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has raised its safety performance. It’s great news that this segment of aviation is making significant strides towards safer flight.
Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFR) provide necessary protection, but they have serious economic consequences on the ground. Is it time to reassess those consequences?
The Helicopter Association International appointed Dr. Steve Sparks as Director of Safety. HAI’s selection was indicative of the new mode of regulator/regulated cooperation, and Dr. Sparks’ experience should add to HAI’s capacity to work with the FAA in this new regulatory approach.
The entities that best meet the needs of drone pilots will succeed. Which approach captures the long-term loyalty of UAS flyers will be demonstrated by the payment of association dues over the next few years.
Washington is not a place where the players advertise their positions. In absence of clear messages, one must read tea leaves. Neither NATCA, a proponent, nor ALPA, an opponent of ATC Privatization, has reasserted its position on the Shuster proposal, which may be insignificant or may be an inkling of their lack of prioritization.
It’s not unexpected that helicopters haven’t had the greatest safety history, but news releases by the FAA and USHST provide great and somewhat surprising news.
For 70 years, NBAA has both listened and responded to safety concerns identified by FAA staffers. NBAA epitomizes such leverage and gives great value to its members.