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SM4 Safety Resource Bulletin
September 2017 | A Safety Investment Initiative of Global Aerospace
SM4 Partner Feature
Is Business Aviation Any Closer to Reliability In Aircraft Tracking?
GPS in every cockpit. Drones delivering pizza. Autonomous gliders trained to find thermals on their own. With the current state of aviation technology, surely a chief pilot sitting in the office, on the go, or at home can quickly and confidently ascertain exactly where the airplanes are, right? Unfortunately, for a great many of us, CONFIDENCE is the problem, and that has many in business aviation a bit uneasy... Read More
Pavlov's Dogs Had it Right
We used to teach Greek and Latin to high school students to prepare them for college and life beyond. Now we teach them remedial English in college. Where'd we go wrong? I'm not sure about that, but I think that preparation is critical to success in aviation... Read More
What is the Real Cost of Realism in Training?
The ongoing debate over the merits of training on-aircraft or in a flight simulator continues. Flight simulation has reached extraordinary levels of fidelity, and the typical costs and risks of training in 'the real thing' continue to influence the market towards simulator training. But what are the real costs of advanced simulator training? What if we could also train in a cost-effective, low-risk equivalent of the 'the real thing'?... Read More


Safety is Important! Don't Miss the National Safety Forum at NBAA 2017
The National Safety Forum will be held at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Las Vegas, NV with a live online webcast on Thursday, October 12 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pacific time. Topics will have the benefit of a 'town hall' format focusing on three of the top safety focus areas of the industry—Loss-of-Control Inflight, Fitness for Duty, and Ground Handling Incidents... Read More
NBAA to Honor Joan Sullivan Garrett, Preston Henne With Association's Highest Awards
In October, NBAA will present its Meritorious Service to Aviation Award to Joan Sullivan Garrett, and its John P. "Jack" Doswell Award to Preston Henne, at the 2017 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE)... Read More
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NBAA Booth Locations

Global Aerospace - C8725
Pulsar - N508
MedAire - N3510
Baldwin - C9438
Fireside Partners - Meeting Room N220
Satcom Direct - C11420
News & EVENts

Sept. 24 – 27, 2017: RIMS Canada Conference 2017
Metro Toronto Convention Centre – Toronto, Canada
Global Aerospace in Attendance
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Oct. 9, 2017: NBAA Single Pilot Safety Standdown
Las Vegas Convention Center – Las Vegas, NV
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m
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Oct. 10 – 12, 2017: NBAA 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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