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Below is a list of recent news articles released in relation to aviation safety. To read an article, simply click on the article title.
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General Aviation Awards
March 13 2013 by Alexander "Sandy" Hill
2013 NATIONAL GENERAL AVIATION AWARD WINNERS NAMED
2013 Regional General Aviation Awards
January 24 2013 by www.GeneralAviationAwards.org
2013 Regional General Aviation Awards Winners Named
Teaching the Aviators Model Code of Conduct to Kids
January 07 2013 by Michael Baum
The Aviators Model Code of Conduct for Kids, an abridged and simplified explanation of the Aviators Model Code of Conduct (AMCC), was released January 2, 2013
FAASafety.gov: Enhancements to start the new year!
January 02 2013 by Bryan Neville
We are starting the new year with some nifty new features and improvements on FAASafety.gov
Safety Commentary
December 20 2012 by Gene Benson
A free newsletter that discusses aviation accidents and safety concepts
FAASafety.gov
October 31 2012 by Bryan Neville
Several enhancements, upgrades, and "fixes" made to FAASafety.gov
2011 AMT Awards
March 23 2012 by Bryan Neville
10,152 AMT Awards earned in 2011
Quick WINGS Feature Announced
March 23 2012 by Bryan Neville
Quick WINGS is a significant enhancement to the WINGS Program
March/April 2012 issue of FAA Safety Briefing
March 14 2012 by FAA Safety Briefing Staff
Supports the FAA Safety Team’s (FAASTeam) 3rd Annual Safety Standdown
2012 Safety Standdown
March 12 2012 by Bryan Neville
The FAASTeam Safety Standdown offers a multi-layered approach to help pilots reduce the risk of an inflight loss of control
Northrop Grumman Corporation received the Diamond Award for Excellence
May 05 2011 by Northrop Grumman Press Release
Northrop Grumman Corporation received the Diamond Award for Excellence
North Town 2 Departure - Las Vegas (KVGT)
April 08 2011 by Tom Hoffmann
Awareness Advisory for North Las Vegas SID
FAA Issues Bulletin for Hawker Beechcraft Baron
April 08 2011 by Tom Hoffmann
Hawker Beechcraft Baron fuel and electrical systems problems prompt issue of SAIB
New AC Advises Pilots on How to Stay Safe in Unfamiliar Aircraft
March 30 2011 by Anna Allen
Advisory Circular 90-109 advises that all pilots should consider the first flight in any particular experimental airplane a test flight.
If You Cross the Line, You’ve Crossed the Line
March 30 2011 by Anna Allen
Pilot deviations are on the rise. Use these tools to to help you stay off pilot deviation or accident reports.
FAA's Annual GA Survey to Begin in Early April
March 24 2011 by Tom Hoffmann
Survey is opportunity to provide accurate information on aviation activity and safety
FAA Issues Bulletin for Cirrus SR20/22
March 18 2011 by Tom Hoffmann
Cirrus Electrical Problem Prompts Issue of SAIB
Two New Tools for the WINGS Program
March 15 2011 by J. Raphael
Take a look at the new Pilot Proficiency Program Advisory Circular that is now available on FAAsafety.gov.
FAA Issues New AD for Allied Ag Cat
March 09 2011 by Tom Hoffmann
New Airworthiness Directive issued for corrosion inspections on the Alliance Ag Cat
Don't let March Madness Hamper Your Flying
March 07 2011 by Anna Allen
March is a great time to cheer on your favorite college basketball team, but be sure not to let any “madness” creep in to your flying plans. Before any flight, check the FAA’s TFR Web site for TFRs that may affect your route.
March Forth toward Proficiency on March 4th!
March 04 2011 by Anna Allen
March forth on March 4th! Pilots and mechanics: March into the busy spring flying season at your most proficient. Use these last weeks of winter to go online and brush up your skills.
FAA Safety Briefing Standdown Issue
March 03 2011 by James Williams
The new issue of FAA Safety Briefing for the FAASTeam Safety Standdown is now available
WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program User’s Guide
March 02 2011 by Anna Allen
The new WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program User’s Guide has tips, screen shots, and a section "Especially for Instructors."
New SAIB for part 23
March 02 2011 by Anna Allen
Attention pilots of part 23 airplanes: FAA has issued an information bulletin with tips to prevent your airplane from stalling when flying in icing conditions.
FAASafety.gov Fixes and Improvements
December 16 2010 by Bryan Neville
FAASafety.gov Fixes and Improvements Announced
WINGS Approval for Online, Scenario-Based Training for IFR Pilots
November 30 2010 by Bryan Neville
New IFR Mastery Series Provides Online, Scenario-Based Training for IFR Pilots
Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS)
July 12 2010 by Bryan Neville
The ASRS is a small but important facet of the continuing effort by government, industry, and individuals to maintain and improve aviation safety.
2010 Safety Stand Down
June 14 2010 by Kevin Clover
The Stand Down covers 4 topics that every pilot should review before they launch into summer flying. These topics are the cause of the majority of accidents during the summer season.
Tab and Menu Descriptions
March 19 2010 by Scott Landorf / Bryan Neville
Descriptions of the tabs and menus on the New FAASafety.gov
Upgraded FAASafety.gov Launched
March 12 2010 by Bryan Neville
A completely redesigned FAASafety.gov is launched!
New York City Special Flight Rules
November 18 2009 by Mark E. Giron, AFS-820
New rules for the New York City area take effect on November 19, 2009
New ADM Online Course
November 13 2009 by Bryan Neville
We are excited to announce a new ADM course!
What's New on FAASafety.gov!
June 03 2009 by Bryan Neville
We are continually updating FAASafety.gov to better serve the aviation community
Flight in Icing Conditions
February 19 2009 by Bryan Neville
NASA-produced videos and training on flight in icing conditions is excellent!
FAASTeam Safety Tip #2 - Personal Minimums
February 12 2009 by Max Trescott, 2008 National CFI of the Year
Consider both Conventional and Unconventional Personal Minimums
FAASTeam Safety Tip - #1 Risk Management
December 09 2008 by Max Trescott, author and 2008 National Instructor of the Year!
. . . risk management is the practice of identifying risks that have a high probability of occurring and/or have a high consequence if they do . . .
FAASTeam Training Update
November 19 2008 by FAA Production Studios
ATN/ESP Broadcast - FAASTeam Training for FAASTeam Representatives on December 3, 2008
Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award Ceremony
November 03 2008 by Bryan Neville
FAASTeam Program Manager Receives Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award
Lessons Learned
October 28 2008 by Thomas P. Turner, Mastery Flight Training, Inc.
Flying Lessons Learned, suggested by this week’s aircraft mishap reports
FAASTeam CFI Workshops
August 08 2008 by Jim Leavitt, FAASTeam Program Manager, Albany NY
. . . Remember, working together we can make the biggest difference in aviation safety
Reaching the Next Level of Aviation Safety
April 17 2008 by Nicholas Sabatini, FAA Associate Administrator of Aviation Safety
When effectively combined, the SMS and QMS ensure safe and quality products.
2008 FAA AMT Award Winners
March 26 2008 by Phil Randall, Assistant National FAASTeam Manager, AFS-8a
The FAA AMT Advisory Committee is pleased to announce. . .
GA Awards Program Seeks Missing Names
December 14 2007 by Alexander "Sandy" Hill, Communications Director, GA Awards Program
. . .has recognized aviation professionals for their contributions to aviation. . .
2008 AMT Industry Contest Prize Listing
November 15 2007 by Phil Randal, Deputy National FAASTeam Manager
Every year the AMT Advisory Committee works relentlessly . . .
THE GENERAL AVIATION AWARDS PROGRAM
September 13 2007 by Alexander "Sandy" Hill, Communications Director GA Awards Committee
These annual awards highlight the important role played by these individuals . . .
Angels of Aviation
August 13 2007 by John M. Allen, FAA Deputy Director, Flight Standards Service
. . . see, it’s more than introducing kids to their first flight. . .
Why I Like the New WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program
August 06 2007 by Rich Martindell, FAASTeam Lead Representative
First, and foremost, the new WINGS program puts each pilot in control of his or her own training program . . .
The All New WINGS - Pilot Proficiency Program
April 11 2007 by James E. Pyles, National FAASTeam Outreach Program Manager
. . . it’s no longer an “Award” program but a true proficiency program designed to help improve our skills and knowledge as pilots.
New Passport Requirements Now Required.
February 23 2007 by James M. Wilkinson, Regional FAASTeam Manager, Alaska Region
. . . all persons, young and old, including U.S. citizens, must have a valid passport. . . .
TCAS Safety Bulletin - Now Available!
October 30 2006 by James E. Pyles, National FAASTeam Outreach Manager
. . . emphasis on assuring that flight crews properly respond . . .
FAA-ATA Human Factors in Maintenance and Ramp Safety a Success
September 22 2006 by Dr. Bill Johnson
The result was a success when over 300 delegates . . .
Introducing the Federal Aviation Administration Safety Team
September 21 2006 by Kevin L. Clover, National FAA Safety Team Manager
The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) will be launched on October 1, 2006. . .
The Upcoming Federal Aviation Administration Safety Team
June 12 2006 by Kevin L. Clover, National FAA Safety Team Manager
FAASTeam! What's it all about?
"Resume Own Navigation, What does it really mean?
March 29 2006 by John Black, Spokane, WA Safety Program Manager
A Scenario Based on Actual Events . . .
Tools For Giving Better Flight Reviews
January 31 2006 by Susan Parson, Special Assistant, AFS-802
Need ideas for conducting a more effective flight review?
Fly Neighborly!
October 20 2005 by James E. Pyles, Acting National FAASTeam Outreach Manager
It is time for each of us to reflect on our responsibilities!
System Safety! What is it?
July 24 2005 by Cary Meier, Systems Safety Analysis Branch, AAL 240, Alaska
. . . human performance system safety. This is more along the lines of how a human uses a component, how a process is followed. . .
Turning Up Training
June 27 2005 by Fred P. Harms, Safety Program Manager
The more we turn up the training, the more we will turn down the accidents.