Tag Archives: NTSB

General Aviation Accidents

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB),  in 2016 “While airline accidents have become relatively rare in the United States, pilots and passengers involved in general aviation operations still die at … Continue reading

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

by Bill Blank, M.D. As many of you know, on March 2, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) initiated a new policy on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). What is behind this and how will it impact you as a pilot? … Continue reading

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Pilot & Former FAA Executive Named NTSB Chairman

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Senate has unanimously confirmed Christopher Hart, a pilot and former Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) executive, as the 13th chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Confirmation of Hart’s appointment took place on March 12, … Continue reading

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Pilot & Former FAA Executive Named NTSB Chairman

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Senate has unanimous confirmed Christopher Hart, a pilot and former Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) executive, as the 13th chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Confirmation of Hart’s appointment took place on March 12, … Continue reading

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White House Nominates Hart To Head NTSB

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Christopher Hart, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) since 2009, has been nominated by President Obama to head the board. Hart is an active general aviation pilot who holds a commercial pilot certificate with … Continue reading

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EAA Testifies Before NTSB On Air Show Safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. – EAA President and CEO Rod Hightower and EAA Vice President of Industry and Regulatory Affairs, Sean Elliott, testified before the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) during a hearing on air show and air race safety on January … Continue reading

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NTSB Rejects ASRP Waiver Of Sanction For D.C. ADIZ Incursion

by Greg Reigel – Attorney At Law The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently determined that an airman᾽s incursion into the Washington, D.C. Air Defense Identification Zone (“D.C. ADIZ”) was not inadvertent and, as a result, the airman was not … Continue reading

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