Tag Archives: National Transportation Safety Board

A Pilot’s Mental Health

by Dr. Bill Blank, M.D. Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue Mental health issues are common in our society. The results of serious mental illness show up in the news: mass murders, the opioid crisis. Pilots are not … Continue reading

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The Lowdown On Flying Down Low

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 General Aviation (GA) flying is so much fun that people will fly hundreds of miles just to have lunch and enjoy the freedom of flight. Breaking the bonds of gravity, to an extent, … Continue reading

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General Aviation Safety Expert, Bruce Landsberg, Nominated To NTSB

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 WASHINGTON, DC – General aviation safety expert, Bruce Landsberg, has been nominated to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) by the Trump Administration for a five-year term. Landsberg, an award-winning expert on pilot … Continue reading

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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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