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SM4 Safety Resource Bulletin
october 2017 | A Safety Investment Initiative of Global Aerospace
SM4 Partner Feature
Fruit Flies, Circadian Rhythms, and Fatigue Risk Management
Recently, it was announced that this year's Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded to three scientists for their research on biological clocks and 24-hour circadian rhythms. Although their experiments were done on fruit flies, their discoveries are directly applicable to our understanding of how humans are affected by fatigue... Read More
Angle of Attack (AoA) Management
It's hard to manage Angle of Attack (AoA) if the dynamic information isn't directly available to the pilot. This is why most military and high-end commercial aircraft have incorporated AoA systems for many decades. But the vast majority of general aviation (GA) aircraft don't yet have AoA displayed. Does this mean we haven't been managing AoA?... Read More
Communicating Through a Crisis
In the aftermath of an aircraft accident, aviation employees are overwhelmed with requests for information from management, families of crew and passengers, regulators and the media. Having an emergency response plan (ERP) in place beforehand is the best way to prepare for such a tragic event. Learn more about ERPs and Fireside Partners' new Tactical ERP... Read More

Flight Safety Data

Baldwin, Truth Data Team on Bizav Safety Data Services
Baldwin Aviation and Truth Data recently formed a strategic partnership to provide flight operations quality assurance (FOQA), flight data monitoring (FDM) and safety management systems (SMS) services to their fixed-wing and helicopter customers... Read More
Pilot's Discretion: Incorporating Technology in Flight Training
The recently updated FAA Knowledge Test questions and the new Airman Certification Standards are a good start toward modernizing our flight-training culture, but more needs to be done. With new technology finding its way into more cockpits than ever, a resistance to change could have serious consequences for general aviation's safety record... Read More
Worldwide Bizav Accidents Up 43% in First Nine Months
Accidents worldwide involving business jets and turboprops increased 42.8 percent year-over-year in the first nine months, to 20, while fatalities climbed by 43.5 percent, to 66 people, according to data compiled by AIN. Business jets accounted for much of this increase... Read More
News & EVENts

Oct. 24 – 26, 2017: Commercial UAV Expo
The Westgate Resort – Las Vegas, NV
Global Aerospace Attending –Booth 226
Panel: How to Actively Insure and Manage Unmanned Risk for Long-Term Success, Chris Proudlove (SVP, Manager Northeast Region and UAS Risks) Panel Member
Learn More and Register

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