By Jim Timm
The month of January started off with bad weather for flying and it has seemed that almost every Saturday has not been the greatest for flying out for breakfast. The New Year started with a tragic weather related fatal accident that really never should have happened. While we are going through this period of...
GAARMS Report: February 2017 Fred Gibbs
The first crash occurred on January 2nd when a C210 was destroyed when it collided with mountainous terrain about 11 miles north of Payson at an elevation of only 6601 feet. The aircraft departed the valley VFR enroute to Telluride. The NTSB report stated:
Preliminary Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Traffic ontrol (ATC) radar data...
By Jim Timm
I hope all of you have had a Merry Christmas and celebrated the start of a Happy New Year. Hopefully, Santa brought you some goodies to add some more fun to your flying in the coming year. As soon as the winter rainy season wraps up and moves on out of here, I hope...
GAARMS Report: January 2017 Fred Gibbs
2016 has come and 2016 has gone – with 6 fatal accidents and 9 fatalities!
All in all, a fairly safe track record, but one that could have, and should have, been much lower. Three of the fatal accidents involved unique, not-your-typical GA aircraft, i.e., a P-51 Mustang, a T-6 “Texan, and a weight-shift...
By Jim Timm
So far, the winter flying weather has been good, the temperatures are down, and the airplane/engine performance is up, so what more could you ask for. With all the flying events happening, and good places to fly for that Saturday morning fly in breakfast, it’s decision time to decide where to go. So,...
GAARMS Report: December 2016 Fred Gibbs
Again, thankfully there have been no fatal accidents since the last newsletter, nor has the NTSB releases any findings on any of the 2016 accidents to date, thus there is not much to report. We currently stand at 6 fatal accidents so far, with 9 fatalities, all pilots, including 2 CFII’s. We only...
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