Without better segmentation of the market and more accurate flight time data, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) says a 10-year FAA program to reduce general aviation (GA) fatality rates 10% by 2018 could miss its intended goal and could leave behind certain “riskier” segments of the industry. Safety statistics from the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reveal that the overall number of GA fatalities per 100,000 flight hours has consistently decreased since ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must be a paid subscriber to access "Watchdog Asks FAA To Retool GA Safety Push".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.