October GAARMS Report, Upcoming FAA Changes
October GAARMS Report by Fred Gibbs  “LADY LUCK” still continues to smile on the GA community here in Arizona! We are still at the “ONLY ONE FATAL ACCIDENT” rate so far state-wide for 2015, and only two out-of-state fatal accidents involving an Arizona-based pilot. Whatever you are doing, keep doing it! Just in case you were wondering, I did not include the...  Read more...October GAARMS Report, Upcoming FAA Changes
Accident Summary - October 2015
By Jim Timm  October 2015  The following are the NTSB reports of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from late August thru late September. When all detailed accident information becomes available, the APA will attempt to use it to develop safety programs and briefings that should help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and prevent...  Read more...Accident Summary - October 2015
August GAARMS Report
August GAARMS Report by Fred Gibbs  By the time you read this, we will have turned the corner into the 8th month of the year, and I am most pleased to report that we have only had 2 fatal accidents in Arizona during the first 7 months of the year. This is the best fatal accident record I’ve seen in 10 years. You all are doing an outstanding job! And then...  Read more...August GAARMS Report
Accident Summary - August 2015
By Jim Timm  August 2015  The following are the preliminary NTSB reports of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from late June thru late July. When all detailed accident information becomes available, we will attempt to use the information to develop safety programs and briefings that will help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and...  Read more...Accident Summary - August 2015
Safety and the Pilot Lounge
Interpersonal Development, Extroversion Style Barbara Harper, ATP CFII MEI LRJet THE 3, 2, 1’s of Safety I’m sure you have noted that the sequence is out of order, and intentionally so to get your attention to read again about aviation safety! Nowadays, we pilots are flooded with articles, publications, and networks on how to be cognizant of safety. The FAAs...  Read more...Safety and the Pilot Lounge
Accident Summary - July 2015
By Jim Timm  July 2015  The following are the preliminary NTSB reports of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from mid May thru late June. When all detailed accident information becomes available, perhaps it can be used to develop safety programs and briefings that will help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and hopefully take the...  Read more...Accident Summary - July 2015
Accident Summary - June 2015
By Jim Timm  June 2015  The following are the preliminary NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from mid April thru late May. When detailed accident information becomes available, perhaps it can be used to develop safety programs and briefings that will help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and hopefully take the...  Read more...Accident Summary - June 2015
Accident Summary - May 2015
By Jim Timm  May 2015  The following are the preliminary NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from mid-April thru late May. We hope the following accident information can be used to develop safety programs and briefings that will help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and hopefully will take the action needed to...  Read more...Accident Summary - May 2015
Roosevelt Lake Temporary MOA June 1−13, 2015
Roosevelt Lake Temporary Military Operations AreaEffective: June 1−13, 2015 The Roosevelt Lake Temporary Military Operations Area (TMOA), located over Roosevelt Lake in the Tonto National Forest in eastern Arizona, supports the annual Air Combat Command Exercise ANGEL THUNDER. The exercise is designed to provide Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) training for combat...  Read more...Roosevelt Lake Temporary MOA June 1−13, 2015
Accident Summary - April 2015
By Jim Timm  April 2015  The following are the preliminary NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from mid-February thru late March. When detailed accident information becomes available, it will be used to develop safety programs and briefings to help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and take the action needed to...  Read more...Accident Summary - April 2015