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SM4 Safety Resource Bulletin
DECEMBER 2017 | A Safety Investment Initiative of Global Aerospace
SM4 Partner Feature
Eliminating Confusion within your SMS — SPIs, SPTs vs KPIs
For those operators within IBAC’s IS-BAO and IS-BAH programs who are voluntarily developing and implementing a Safety Management System (SMS) to move above mere regulatory requirements, IBAC standard enhancements over the past year or so have directed more attention to the “data-driven” portion of SMS performance... Read More
The Need to Ensure Skill Proficiency in Oxygen Mask Use
All pilots have undergone emergency mask training in accordance with the high altitude endorsement (HAE). This training is performed in FAA-approved simulators emphasizing the importance of rapid donning of the mask during a simulated decompression. Additional requirements include the need to test the viability of the mask during the pre-flight check list. But is that enough? Read More
Instructor Diversity: Is it Good for You?
Within the aviation community, no two pilots are alike. Each has strengths and weaknesses, good and not-so-good techniques, and their own combination of skills, experience, and instinct. Which pilot is better? To quote Gordo Cooper in The Right Stuff, “Who’s the best pilot you ever saw? Well, you’re looking at him!” pretty much answers that question... Read More
Global Aerospace Names DARTdrones as Their SM4 Safety Program UAV Training Partner

Global Aerospace, the leading provider of aerospace insurance and risk management solutions, and DARTdrones, the industry leader in UAV training, have announced that DARTdrones will be the exclusive UAV training partner of Global Aerospace's SM4 Safety Program... Read More

News & EVENts

Feb. 6 – 9, 2018: NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference
Long Beach Convention Center – Long Beach, CA
Baldwin Aviation Exhibiting – Booth 1557
Friday, Feb. 9, 10:15 am – Panel Session: Vetting your Supplemental Lift – Don Chupp (Fireside Partners) and Frank Turtola (Global Aerospace) participating.
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Feb. 27 – March 1, 2018: Emergency Communications after Business Aviation Accidents
Pan American Life Conference Center – French Quarter – New Orleans, LA
Join Fireside Partners Inc. for a 2.5 day, interactive workshop facilitated by Don Chupp (President & CEO), Christine Negroni (Aviation Journalist and Author), and Joseph Trahan, Ph. D. (International Media and Public Relations Trainer). Attendees will receive first-hand knowledge from those that have been on the front line after accidents and emergencies.
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Feb. 27 – March 1, 2018: HAI Heli-Expo
Las Vegas, NV
Global Aerospace Attending
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Apr. 15 – 18, 2018: RIMS 2018
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – San Antonio, TX
Global Aerospace Exhibiting – Booth 1652
Speaker Session: Sky High Drone Growth Presents Challenges and Opportunities, Chris Proudlove (SVP, Underwriting Executive, Product Development & UAS)
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