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Simple compliance with government aviation regulations is not enough to insure your complete operational safety. Aircraft Safety defines and describes the processes and procedures pilots, maintenance technicians, and cabin attendants use to maintain and improve levels of flight safety, as well as to insure regulatory compliance.

Aircraft Safety

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Simple compliance with government aviation regulations is not enough to insure your complete operational safety. Aircraft Safety defines and describes the processes and procedures pilots, maintenance technicians, and cabin attendants use to maintain and improve levels of flight safety, as well as to insure regulatory compliance.

Understanding Charter Safety Ratings

Robert L. Sumwalt, the longest-serving member of the National Transportation Safety Board, has been discussing the subject of safety ratings and audits of air...

Four Checkpoints for Personal Safety

In today’s business aviation landscape, a robust security plan is no longer a nice-to-have; it’s a must-have. The safety and protection of people, property,...

Longer Flights, Safer Flights

Pilot fatigue rarely was a problem until 1985. Before then, the furthest a large-cabin aircraft could travel nonstop was from New York to Europe,...

Who Audits the Auditor?

Every driver on the road presumably has a license. But would you ride with just anyone at random, without asking a few questions about...

Are You “Safe”?

Are you safe? Just because you arrive at your destination with no damage to you, your passengers, or your aircraft, does not necessarily mean...

Safety Guards

Aircraft owners and executives directly contribute to aviation risks. They do it day-to-day, flight-by-flight. They do it actively, passively, overtly, and through neglect. As a...

Taking Attendants

When you board a commercial airline, you know that the flight attendants are there for your safety and comfort, and trained for the specific...

Better Audit, Better Odds

Upon entering the Navy following graduation, I learned of the tradition of awarding the Battle “E” Award as recognition of “Effectiveness”: sustained operational performance...

Rise of the Machines

They can be smaller than a child’s tricycle, or as large as a compact car; they can resemble a small four-bladed helicopter, or a...

When You Can’t Just Fly Home

Flying on your own aircraft saves time, and provides optimal security and flexibility. When plans change or go awry, your aircraft stands ready to...