GAARMS Report: August 2016
GAARMS Report: August 2016 Fred Gibbs Y’all keep up the good work, er, I mean good flying…and for most of us, that means the shiny side up and the pointy end going forward. OK, I know, some of the older planes don’t have pointy fronts, so in that case, keep the loud end going forward. Unless you fly helicopters, then all bets are off… All...  Read more...GAARMS Report: August 2016
July Aviation Accident Summary
By Jim Timm July 2016 The following are the NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from late May thru late June of 2016. We use this detailed accident information to develop safety programs and briefings that we hope will help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and then take the action necessary to prevent similar...  Read more...July Aviation Accident Summary
GAARMS Report: July 2016
GAARMS Report: July 2016 Fred Gibbs We are now half way through 2016, and we’ve had 4 fatal accidents so far, with 6 fatalities, 4 pilots (including 1 CFII) and 2 passengers.... Three of the four accidents involved what I would call unique non-GA representative aircraft. One involved a P-51 Mustang, another a North American AT-6, both vintage Warbirds, and the...  Read more...GAARMS Report: July 2016
June Aviation Accident Summary
By Jim Timm May 2016 The following are the NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from late April thru late May, 2016. We will use this detailed accident information in the coming year to develop safety programs and briefings that we hope will help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others, and then take the action necessary...  Read more...June Aviation Accident Summary
GAARMS Report: May 2016
GAARMS Report: May 2016 Fred Gibbs The first 4 months of 2016 are now behind us, and we have only had 2 fatal aircraft accidents. Overall, our general aviation community is doing quite well – in fact, very well. While certainly not trying to diminish the 2 fatal accidents in any way, neither were directly indicative of the average GA community, that is to say,...  Read more...GAARMS Report: May 2016
May Aviation Accident Summary
By Jim Timm May 2016 The following are the NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that occurred in Arizona from early March thru late April, 2016. We will use this detailed accident information in the coming year to develop safety programs and briefings that will help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and hopefully take the action necessary to prevent...  Read more...May Aviation Accident Summary
April Aviation Accident Summary
By Jim Timm  April 2016  The following are the NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that occurred in Arizona from late February thru late March, 2016. We will use this detailed accident information in the coming year to develop safety programs and briefings that will help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and hopefully take the action necessary...  Read more...April Aviation Accident Summary
GAARMS Report: April 2016
GAARMS Report: April 2016 Fred Gibbs  Those of us who fly the new glass-cockpit Technically Advanced Aircraft (TAA) need to read the following: Technically advanced aircraft (TAA)—those with a primary flight display (PFD), multi-function display (MFD), and GPS—are sexy. Pilots are drawn to them like Pooh Bear to honey. Besides being eye-catching, TAA...  Read more...GAARMS Report: April 2016
The “Next Gen” of Airman Certification Standards
The “Next Gen” of Airman Certification Standards  Howard Deevers  We started into the “Next Generation” of Air Traffic Control over 8 years ago, although the mandate for the ADS-B (out) is not required until after January 1, 2020. Now, it looks like the FAA is making changes to Airman Certification Standards (ACS). Up to now, we...  Read more...The “Next Gen” of Airman Certification Standards
March Aviation Accident Summary
By Jim Timm March 2016 The following are the NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that occurred in Arizona from late January through late February, 2016. We will use this detailed accident information in the coming year to develop safety programs and briefings that will help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and hopefully take the action necessary...  Read more...March Aviation Accident Summary
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