Read more: 2018 Review & 2019 Four 9’s Program (GAARMS)
  Happy New Year to one and all! I trust you all had a great holiday season! Apparently, Santa and the reindeer did a great job of landing on everyone’s roof since I did not see any Santa accident reports or any reports of roof damage. May this coming year be your best yet, and as the Arizona aviation community, let’s try to make 2019 the safest year on record. GAARMS
Read more: January 2019 Aviation Accident Summary
The following are NTSB reports of aviation accidents that occurred in Arizona from November through late December. The Arizona Pilots Association will use this detailed accident information to develop safety programs and briefings that will help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others, and hopefully they will take the action necessary to prevent similar accidents
Read more: There I Was... part 2 (GAARMS)
  Our safety record this year is proving to be a bad year. The year is still not over, and November has further added negatively to the accident count. Officials confirmed a pilot and passenger died after their Zodiac 601crashed into a Heber-Overgaard home Friday night. The crash occurred near the Mogollon Airpark on the Overgaard side of the joint, unincorporated
Read more: December 2018 Aviation Accident Summary
The following are NTSB reports of aviation accidents that occurred in Arizona from October through late November. The Arizona Pilots Association will use this detailed accident information to develop safety programs and briefings that will help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others, and hopefully they will take the action necessary to prevent similar accidents
Read more: There I Was... (GAARMS)
  Our safety record this year is trending to be a bad year. Dateline – Oct. 26: The year is not over yet, and the last two months of most years have traditionally added negatively to the accident count. Hopefully, we will break with tradition and end the year with no more fatal accidents. September added a 6th fatal accident to the count. It saddens me to report that
Read more: November 2018 Aviation Accident Summary
The following are NTSB reports of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from September through late October. The Arizona Pilots Association will use this detailed accident information to develop safety programs and briefings that will help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others, and hopefully they will take the action necessary to prevent similar
Read more: October 2018 Aviation Accident Summary
The following are NTSB reports of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from August thru late September. The Arizona Pilots Association uses this detailed accident information to develop safety programs and briefings that will help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others, and hopefully they will take the action necessary to prevent similar accidents from
Read more: Garmin 700 Series AutoPilot Heads Up… (GAARMS)
Well, August unfortunately turned out to be a bad month for maintaining our good safety record, while September had no fatal accidents (as of the 25th, as I write this). In a 2-week period between Aug. 18 and Aug. 29th, there were 3 fatal accidents with 5 fatalities. The total count so far this year stands at 5 fatal GA accidents and 12 fatalities. This does not include the
Read more: September 2018 Aviation Accident Summary
The following are NTSB reports of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from July through late August. The Arizona Pilots Association uses this detailed accident information to develop safety programs and briefings that will help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others, and hopefully they will take the action necessary to prevent similar accidents from
Read more: The Great Potato Chip Affair (GAARMS)
Fred’s  Perspective… True  confessions; The  great potato chip affair…                                  On one of my many trips over the years to Oshkosh, long before ever moving out here to Arizona, there I was, right seat in my friends’ Mooney, cruising along at 12,500 feet