FAA Air Safety Investigator, Tony James, guides us through the top ten causes of GA accidents.
The original presentation was conducted in front of a live audience in the Southern Region FAASTeam Resource Center during the 2012 Sun 'n Fun event.
This course is designed to increase the awareness and stress the importance of common causes of General Aviation accidents. The Top 10 causal factors are identified, and contributing factors are listed for each of the Top 10. For each of the major causal factors, a relevant accident scenario is presented, and safety analysis of the manner in which the causal factor presented is outlined.
- Getting results through non-regulatory, productive strategy and education.
- Help to understand why accidents occur.
- One of the FAA’s top priorities is to reduce the number of fatal accidents in general aviation.
- Develop an accurate picture of contributing factors.
To receive appropriate course credit for this course you must:
Have an account on FAASafety.gov
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Be enrolled in the course
You must visit each chapter of the course, using the navigation bars at the top or bottom of each screen, and complete all the course material found on each.
Some links may take you to other sites or open windows on top of the course window. You will need to return to this course on FAASafety.gov to complete the exam. This might be as simple as closing all the additional windows. However, you may find it necessary to return to FAASafety.gov, log in again, and then "continue" the course from the Course List.
Upon completion of the review section the button will turn blue indicating you are ready to start the examination. Upon successful completion of the exam you are given the appropriate course credit automatically.