Safety Culture

USOAP Countries with IASA Category 2 and their ICAO ratings

ICAO’s USOAP 20th anniversary of ACTIVITIES- time to RETHINK?

ICAO’s USOAP 20th anniversary of ACTIVITIES- time to RETHINK? Activities v. Actions Audits at a Point in Time v. Continuous Collaboration Duplicative, even contradictory, Audits Single, Consolidated, Consistent, Cooperative In a self-congratulatory press release (see…

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Collage of Pilots

Coming back from COVID-19, good time to implement Pilot upgraded Competence Standards ?

KNOWN: Commercial Pilots Standards need Upgrade KNOWN: Many pilot health and proficiency checks have been deferred KNOWN : returning pilots should be checked against improved criteria Pilot Testing & Checks: Regulators Ease Certain Requirements “…As…






FAA Alaska office, Sumwalt, NTSB Report

NTSB Sumwalt’s Theses point to  Reformation in  Alaska Aviation Community

Board holds meeting in Alaska and issues Report Generally recommends that FAA “marshal” resources for comprehensive action Specifics: complete initiatives,  Comprehensive Alaska Aviation Safety Approach Needed 2/20/2020 ​WASHINGTON (Feb. 20, 2020) — The National Transportation…