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SM4 Safety Resource Bulletin
August 2017 | A Safety Investment Initiative of Global Aerospace
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Doing Something is Better Than Doing Nothing...Or is It?
There is an old saying, "Doing something is better than doing nothing." However, doing "something" isn't always the best or correct thing to do. Circumstances are situational and require different levels of action. When it comes to aviation safety, lives are at stake, and we can't afford to do "something" just for the sake of doing it... Read More
Developing an Ecosystem for UAS Safety
Organizations must recognize that in order to have UAS technology as a readily available resource it must be managed effectively and with the utmost concern for safety. It is critical to complete a resource assessment and receive buy-in from the manned aviation flight department at the early stages of UAS operations discussions. This requires professional leaders with an understanding of UAS technology, a working knowledge of aviation operations, a commitment to following local and federal regulations and an ability to be agile for the adoption of changing rules and technology... Read More
Why is it ALWAYS the Pilot's Fault?
Every four days, a fatal accident occurs due to Loss of Control Inflight (LOC-I). The statistics are staggering and although each incident could likely result from one or more primary causes of LOC-I—environmental, systems anomalies, and human factors—they almost all include contributing errors made by the flight crew. Every pilot has a responsibility to help eliminate carelessness, incapacity and neglect from aircraft accidents... Read More


What Happens to Your Aircraft When You Aren't Watching It?
With the creation of programs such as the IS-BAH, and the IBAC's voluntary set of industry best practices, more aviation service providers are taking the concept of safety management seriously. In most cases it's because they believe it will help them reduce the threat of accident and injury, while others simply view it as a way of keeping pace with their competitors as a measure of their safety consciousness... Read More
Why Your Flight Department Needs an ERP
How prepared is your flight department for an emergency? It's important for flight departments to have emergency response plans (ERPs), not only in case of accidents involving fatalities, but also for unusual situations such as severe turbulence, losing a wheel in the mud, or bird strikes... Read More
News & EVENts

Aug. 9 – 11, 2017: CBAA 2017 Convention and Expo (Canadian Business Aviation Association)
Abbotsford Tradex Centre – Abbotsford, BC
Global Aerospace in Attendance
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Aug. 15 – 17, 2017: Annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition – LABACE 2017
Congonhas Airport – São Paulo, Brazil
Global Aerospace – Attending and Presenting: Diego Suarez
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Sept. 24 – 27, 2017: RIMS Canada Conference 2017
Metro Toronto Convention Centre – Toronto, Canada
Global Aerospace in Attendance
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Oct. 10 – 12, 2017: NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE)
Las Vegas Convention Center and Henderson Executive Airport – Las Vegas, NV
Global Aerospace Attending – Booth C8725
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