Every year, NBAA issues an updated list of Top Safety Focus Areas to help promote safety-enhancing initiatives within flight departments and among owner-flown operations. “We try to be data-driven. We can look at things that have happened in business aviation mishaps and incidents and start there,” said Paul Ratte, a long-time NBAA Safety Committee member involved in developing this year’s safety priorities. “We get a room of 50-plus experts in business aviation and get their collective wisdom on what is the real root of risk today and moving forward.”
This week, NBAA Flight Plan host Pete Combs speaks with:
Tom Huff, Gulfstream aviation safety officer, NBAA Safety Committee chair
Paul Ratte, USAIG director of safety programs, NBAA Safety Committee member
Mark Larsen, NBAA senior manager of safety and flight operations
NBAA Safety Committee Chairman Tom Huff headlined a Sept. 2, 2020, web discussion hosted by Wyvern Ltd. about flight data monitoring systems increasingly utilized by both OEMs and business aviation flight departments.
Our industry continues to seek ways to improve upon its already noteworthy record of environmental responsibility, and chief among those efforts is promoting the use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) that burn cleaner than straight Jet A.