Upcoming Airspace Changes
Upcoming Airspace ChangesFred Gibbs Well, here it is the end of September already – where did the summer go? Monsoon season up here in Flagstaff practically washed July and August away; the rainfall amounts were at record levels. Sure did slow down flying. But as a result of that, and the Monsoon season in the valley, the accident rate was very, very low, with NO fatalities...  Read more...Upcoming Airspace Changes
Accident Summary - September 2013
By Jim Timm SEPTEMBER 2013 In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we need to learn from the mistakes being made and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. During this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) records reported three accidents that occurred within the state of...  Read more...Accident Summary - September 2013
Accident Report - August 2013
JULY AVIATION ACCIDENT SUMMARYby Jim Timm In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we need to learn from the mistakes being made and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. During this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) records report three accidents that occurred...  Read more...Accident Report - August 2013
Interpersonal Development, Extroversion Style
Interpersonal Development, Extroversion Style Barbara Harper, ATP CFII MEI LRJet The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) advertises "Safer Skies Through Education" on their website. What does this mean to you... clever, informed, skilled? A good example would be the the Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM). This terrific manual touches on most every good operating...  Read more...Interpersonal Development, Extroversion Style
You passed your check ride - Now What
You passed your check ride! Now what? Howard Deevers It takes a lot of training and work to pass a check ride. Reading all of those regulations, training, getting a sign off for the check ride, takes a lot of time. Now that you have passed that check ride, what do you do? Well, fly, of course. We all want to do that and we all expect that the new certificate in your pocket...  Read more...You passed your check ride - Now What
The Rotating Beacon, A Safety Implement of Sorts
Rotating Beacon, A Safety Implement of Sorts Barbara Harper, ATP CFII MEI LRJet Sometimes the beacons are not always in the same location for a given type of aircraft. There is no standardized pattern or regulation relating to the flash patterns, it simply depends on what type of flasher module is used. Boeing seems to synchronize the beacons so that the top and bottom flash...  Read more...The Rotating Beacon, A Safety Implement of Sorts
Accident Report - June 2013
JUNE AVIATION ACCIDENT SUMMARYby Jim Timm In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we need to learn from the mistakes being made and take corrective action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. In this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) had issued reports on seven aviation accidents in Arizona....  Read more...Accident Report - June 2013
The FAA Improving GA Safety
GAARMS REPORT: 2013 May 19The FAA Improving GA SafetyFred Gibbs By the time you read this, you may have already attended our May annual meeting at Chandler Aviation and heard the latest update on GAARMS. But what you may not know is that right after the annual meeting, the Arizona Aircraft Accident Review Group (affectionately called the AZ AARG) held their meeting over in...  Read more...The FAA Improving GA Safety
Accident Report - May 2013
MAY AVIATION ACCIDENT SUMMARYby Jim Timm In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we should try to learn from the mistakes being made and take corrective action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. In this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reported two aviation accidents in Arizona. Of these,...  Read more...Accident Report - May 2013
GAARMS is March 23rd - Right around the corner!
Click Here for the GAARMS article in PDF: So mark your calendar and watch for the FAASAFETY.GOV Notice for Saturday morning, March 23rd, starting at 8:30AM over at the ASU Williams-Gateway campus in Picacho Hall 150. Seating for 150 folks, and we'd like you to fill up every seat, because it is important you be part of the solution to the fatal accident rate, not part of the...  Read more...GAARMS is March 23rd - Right around the corner!
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