Amateur-Built Aircraft Accident Totals Drop to Historic Lows 2012 NTSB study points at poor experimental amateur-built safety EAA, GAJSC, FAA and industry work to reduce risks Last year’s results show great promise In 1995, DOT…Read More
MLB Pitcher Roy Halladay Killed in Icon A5 Amphibious Airplane Crash NTSB investigations naturally attract a lot of press interest. The tragedy of former MLB pitcher and Cy Young winner, Roy Halladay crashing his…
NTSB Member Weener traveled to Alaska to learn more about its “bush pilot culture” and challenges in flying that are unlike the rest of the US.
Dr. Nicholas Webster, NTSB Medical Officer, writes about the medical analysis aspect of NTSB general aviation accident investigation.
NTSB Member Weener has written an insightful explanation of how an investigation team is constituted and how it conducts its examination of GA accidents.
The NTSB released a video and an interactive timeline which chronicles its accomplishments. The past of the NTSB is exemplary, but the forward look is critical to tomorrow’s successes.
These are the people who spend thousands of hours at accident sites and perform forensic research. The Members, too, bring added expertise and judgment. Happy birthday, NTSB!
AOPA’s SVP Jim Coon criticizes NTSB’s approach to GA accident investigation. The answer to AOPA’s complaint may be to involve the SMS quantitative approach.