Read more: June 2019 Aviation Accident Summary
  The following are the NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from late April, through late May. APA will use this detailed accident information to develop safety programs, briefings, and posters/flyers that would help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others, and take the action necessary to prevent them from having similar
  As of May 1st, our fatal accident count now stands at two, with 3 fatalities. On April 16th, a Bell 206 experimental helicopter crashed about a mile south of Fort McDowell while on the last test flight of the main rotor blades before beginning the certification process. The following is the NTSB official report: Read more: My Escape is Flying (GAARMS) On April 16, 2019, at 0706 mountain standard time, a
Read more: May 2019 Aviation Accident Summary
  The following are the NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from late March through late April. APA will use this detailed accident information to develop safety programs, briefings, and posters/flyers that would help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and take the action necessary to prevent them from having similar
Read more: Your ADS-B Questions Answered (GAARMS)
As of April 1st, our 2019 safety record is holding steady with just the one fatal accident out in the Kingman area in January. The following is the NTSB official report: On January 13, 2019, about 1045 mountain standard time, a Piper PA22-160 airplane, N9227D, was substantially damaged when it impacted mountainous terrain in the Hualapai County Park, Hualapai, Arizona under
Read more: April 2019 Aviation Accident Summary
  The following are the NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from late February through late March. The APA will use this detailed accident information to develop safety programs, briefings, and posters/flyers that would help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and take the action necessary to prevent them from having
Read more: ADS-B “OUT” DEADLINE IS FAST APPROACHING (GAARMS)
Our 2019 safety record is off to a bad start this year starting with the fatal accident out in the Kingman area in January. The woman pilot, a resident of Prescott Valley, was found dead at the scene, according to MCSO. Her passenger, also from Prescott Valley, was found in serious condition and taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center. He was later moved to a Las Vegas
Read more: March 2019 Aviation Accident Summary
  The following are the NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from start of this year though late February. APA will use this detailed accident information to develop safety programs, briefings, and posters/flyers that would help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and take the action necessary to prevent them from having
Well, we are 1 month into 2019, and have already had our first fatal accident. The news reported a small plane crashed out near Kingman in the Haulapai mountains, cause unknown. The NTSB will be investigating. No report available yet. The aircraft was occupied by two people, a man and a woman. The woman, a Prescott resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. The male occupant
Read more: February 2019 Aviation Accident Summary
The following are supposed to be NTSB reports of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from late December thru late January, 2019. The Arizona Pilots Association would have used this detailed accident information to develop safety programs and briefings to help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others, and hopefully they would take the action necessary to
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