Fly Safe Focus: WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program

WASHINGTON–This month’s Fly Safe campaign topic looks at how pilots can maintain proficiency with the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program.

Proficiency training is required for most professional pilots and plays a key role in aviation safety. Studies have shown that pilots who participate in regular proficiency training are much less likely to experience accidents. The FAA’s WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program is one way for general aviation pilots to ensure they are competent, confident, and safe in their flight operations.

Read more on this important topic on the FAA blog, Cleared for Takeoff.

The FAA launched the #FlySafe national safety campaign in partnership with general aviation groups to help educate general aviation pilots and mechanics about safety topics. Topics are shared monthly with a goal of incorporating safety into every flight.