Loss of control inflight (LOC-I) remains a top safety focus area for NBAA’s Safety Committee, and business aviation professionals throughout the industry are working together to develop best practices and overcome the human factors that contribute to LOC-I incidents. “The newer avionics systems and automation systems are very impressive. However, they’re built by humans and they fail just like every other device we have and when that happens we have to rely on basic flying skills,” said Scott Glaser, Flight Research Inc., senior vice president, operations. “We as an industry need to step up and make those skills robust again.”
This week, NBAA Flight Plan host Pete Combs speaks with:
Scott Glaser, Flight Research Inc. senior vice president, operations
BJ Ransbury, Aviation Performance Solutions president
Vigilance, patience and training are the essential tools that will elevate business aviation’s runway safety record and ensure that the industry will grow, experts said during an NBAA News Hour webinar.
NBAA members can now access the 2023 Small Operator Symposium in a newly released recording of the popular half-day event held this year in Las Vegas, NV, in conjunction with the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE).
Although business aviation is not a cause of aviation system delays, weather and other factors can pose unexpected travel challenges. If business aviation is in your planning this holiday season, it's best to prepare for potential delays.