By Jim Timm Read more: November Aviation Accident Summary November 2016   The following are the NTSB reports of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from late September thru late October, 2016. We use this detailed accident information to develop safety programs and briefings to help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and hopefully then take the action necessary to prevent similar
GAARMS Report: November 2016 Read more: GAARMS Report: November 2016 Fred Gibbs   Read more: GAARMS Report: November 2016 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
By Jim Timm Read more: October Aviation Accident Summary 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
GAARMS Report: October 2016 Read more: GAARMS Report: October 2016 Fred Gibbs Read more: GAARMS Report: October 2016 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
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