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  • Drone Safety Tip #2: Safe Altitude

    Buzzy is back, and he's here to help! With tips from the FAA, Buzzy knows the importance of how high he can fly!

    Dec 13, 2018

  • Aircraft Performance and Monitoring

    Accident investigations have discovered causal factors resulting from unreasonable expectations of aircraft performance — especially when operating at the edges of the aircraft weight and balance envelope. That’s why the GAJSC’s Loss of Control Work Group suggests improvement in pilots’ understanding and calculation of aircraft performance and performance monitoring. Download our #FlySafe fact sheet: http://bit.ly/2UxdrZN

    Dec 10, 2018

  • Drone Safety 101: MUST-HAVE Tips for Beginners!

    Are you a new drone owner? A practiced beginner? A frequent operator simply unfamiliar with safe drone operations? The FAA's new four-rotor drone, Buzzy, is here to answer all of your drone safety questions. Learn the essential DO's and DONT's of drone safety, with the FAA's whimsical expert, Buzzy the Drone.

    Dec 4, 2018

  • Pack Safe: When in doubt, leave it out.

    If you're packing for the holidays, know what you can and cannot bring in your carry-on baggage.

    Nov 19, 2018

  • Controlled Flight Into Terrain in 57 Seconds

    Technological advances in situational awareness have dramatically reduced the number of General Aviation Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) accidents over the past 20 years. Nevertheless, CFIT accidents continue to occur and at least half of them are fatal. Take a look at our latest #FlySafe fact sheet at http://bit.ly/2B2iFVI that helps acquaint readers with the precursors of CFIT accidents and highlights some technological and safety risk management solutions.

    Nov 15, 2018

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