GAARMS Report: November 2016
GAARMS Report: November 2016 Fred Gibbs Thankfully there have been no new fatal accidents since the last newsletter, 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 have two more months to go, and let’s hope there continues to be nothing to report. So there I...  Read more...GAARMS Report: November 2016
October Aviation Accident Summary
By Jim Timm October 2016 The following are the NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from late August thru late September, 2016. We will use this detailed accident information to develop safety programs and briefings to help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and hopefully take the action necessary to prevent similar...  Read more...October Aviation Accident Summary
GAARMS Report: October 2016
GAARMS Report: October 2016 Fred Gibbs We are now three quarters of the way through 2016, or if you work for the government, it is the beginning of the new 2017 fiscal year and, of course, the FAA is gathering stats for last year’s safety record. Us real folks operate on the calendar year, and we still have 3 months to go. With no new fatal accidents since the...  Read more...GAARMS Report: October 2016
September Aviation Accident Summary
By Jim Timm September 2016 The following are the NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from mid-July thru late August, 2016. We will use this detailed accident information to develop safety programs and briefings to help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and then take the action necessary to prevent similar accidents...  Read more...September Aviation Accident Summary
GAARMS Report: September 2016
GAARMS Report: September 2016 Fred Gibbs It saddens me to report that we are now up to 6 fatal accidents this year, with 9 pilots perished, but fortunately NO passengers. And it has gotten personal! Below is the NTSB website list. Several of the pilots who were killed this year were flight instructors, but it appears only one was actually providing flight instruction...  Read more...GAARMS Report: September 2016
August Aviation Accident Summary
By Jim Timm August 2016 The following are the NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from June thru late July, 2016. We will 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 take the appropriate action necessary to prevent...  Read more...August Aviation Accident Summary
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