Fly Safe: Addressing GA Safety

Fly Safe: Addressing GA SafetyThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) community national #FlySafe campaign helps educate airmen about safety.

This month’s topic covers aircraft and pilot performance.

Pilots continue to have unreasonable expectations of their own personal performance, and the performance of their aircraft, which has contributed to fatal GA accidents.

The General Aviation Joint Steering Committee’s (GAJSC) working group on system/component failure (powerplant) suggests that reasonable performance expectations, based on realistic data from flight data monitors, can help forecast system/component problems before they reach the point of failure, resulting in safer flight operations.

Read more on this important topic on the FAA’s blog.