By Jim Timm Read more: September Aviation Accident Summary 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
GAARMS Report: September 2016 Read more: 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
By Jim Timm Read more: August Aviation Accident Summary 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
GAARMS Report: August 2016 Read more: 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
By Jim Timm Read more: July Aviation Accident Summary 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: GAARMS Report: July 2016GAARMS Report: July 2016 Read more: 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
By Jim Timm Read more: June Aviation Accident Summary 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
GAARMS Report: May 2016 Read more: 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
By Jim Timm Read more: May Aviation Accident Summary 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
By Jim Timm Read more: April Aviation Accident Summary 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