Below is a list of recent news articles released in relation to aviation safety.
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December 20 2012 by
A free newsletter that discusses aviation accidents and safety concepts
October 31 2012 by
Several enhancements, upgrades, and "fixes" made to FAASafety.gov
2011 AMT Awards
March 23 2012 by
10,152 AMT Awards earned in 2011
2012 Safety Standdown
March 12 2012 by
The FAASTeam Safety Standdown offers a multi-layered approach to help pilots reduce the risk of an inflight loss of control
Don't let March Madness Hamper Your Flying
March 07 2011 by
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
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.
New SAIB for part 23
March 02 2011 by
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.
Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS)
July 12 2010 by
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
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
Flight in Icing Conditions
February 19 2009 by
NASA-produced videos and training on flight in icing conditions is excellent!
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
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
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. . .
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. . .
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. . . .
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.