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SM4 Safety Resource Bulletin
JUNE 2017 | A Safety Investment Initiative of Global Aerospace
SM4 Partner Feature
UPRT Skills Transferability: Effectively Addressing the #1 Killer in Aviation Today
Regardless of what aircraft you fly, a better understanding of aerodynamics, stalls and spins is paramount. Many of the worst aviation accidents over the last several decades could have been prevented with a better understanding of these concepts. Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) emphasizes the fundamentals of aerodynamics, energy management, mitigation of the effects of surprise and startle, and then the application of that knowledge to daily flight operations in any given platform... Read More
SM4 Partner Feature
How to Address the Top 4 Challenges Faced by Most Flight Departments
If your flight department operates one-to-three aircraft, you're likely facing resource constraints. Depending on how you manage them, they can make or break your operating success. Because a lack of resources is such an important issue to a growing number of operators, NBAA's Small Flight Department Subcommittee has identified four challenges... Read More
UPRT Training
Bizav Needs More Focus on Upset Recovery Training
Business aviation needs "to focus on high-altitude stalls" in upset prevention and recovery training (UPRT), due to the effect reduced air density has on aircraft performance and aerodynamics, according to John Cox, CEO of Safety Operating Systems. John mentioned in his speech to delegates at the Flight Safety Foundation's Business Aviation Safety Summit in early May that the industry is not adequately addressing flight instability at high altitudes... Read More
FAA Safety Briefing
The Who, What, Where, When, Why and How of UAS Operations
The May/June 2017 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the ever-expanding world of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). Feature articles discuss UAS operations, including the regulatory and technical challenges... Read More
Safety Regulations
NTSB Study Finds Pirep Process Has Room for Improvement
A recent NTSB study on pilot weather reports (Pireps) found aircraft operators and air traffic management stakeholders can make U.S. airspace safer by improving weather reporting protocol and being more diligent about ensuring the right people get clear, consistent data in a timely manner... Read More
News & EVENts

July 24 – 30, 2017: EAA AIRVENTURE
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Global Aerospace in Attendance
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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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