3 Tips For Preparing For a SAFA Inspection

Operators traveling to Europe need to be prepared for a Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) inspection. “It’s geared toward foreign aircraft operators, so if you are based outside the European Union, and you’re flying into the EU, that’s their method for ensuring that you’re safe while operating in their airspace,” said NBAA Operations Manager Brian Koester, adding that advanced preparation is key in making the process as smooth as possible. In this edition of NBAA Flight Plan, Koester shares three tips for getting ready for a SAFA inspection.

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