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Advertisers Index
Aero Air. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Aero Standard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Aero-Mach Labs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Aerospace Electronics . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Air Medical Resource Group. . . . . . . . . 86
Aircell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Aircraft Electronics Association. . . . 81, 88
ATEQ-Omicron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Aviation Instrument Services . . . . . . . . 56
Aviation Week NextGen Ahead. . . . . . . 67
Avionics Specialist Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
AVweb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Banyan Air Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Becker Avionics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Cal Labs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Cobham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Dallas Avionics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IFC
Device Technologies Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Duncan Aviation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
EDMO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BC
Express Calibration Services . . . . . . . . 87
Flight Display Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Flying Magazine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
Garmin International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Georgetown Instrument Services . . . . . 76
Global Tech Instruments . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
GlobalParts.aero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Greenwich/DAC International . . . . . . . . 43
KGS Electronics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
Mid-Continent Instruments & Avionics. . . 5, 51
Millennium International . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Northeast Air . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Pacific Southwest Instruments . . . . . . IBC
ProCal Laboratories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Sensor Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Sun Aviation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
TangoWare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Tech-Aid Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
TGH Aviation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Tri-Star Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Universal Avionics Systems Corp. . . . . 47

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2013

GENERAL AVIATION SAFETY
Continued from page 66

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Helicopter Safety. The International Helicopter Safety Team
promotes safety and works to reduce civil helicopter accidents
worldwide. The organization was formed in 2005, to lead a
government and industry cooperative effort to address factors
that were affecting an unacceptable helicopter accident rate. The
group’s vision is an international civil helicopter community with
zero accidents. Government and industry participants include
the FAA, Helicopter Association International, AgustaWestland,
the American Helicopter Society International, Bell Helicopter,
The Boeing Co., Bristow Group, CHC Helicopter, Eurocopter,
the European Aviation Safety Agency, the Helicopter Association
of Canada, Robinson Helicopter, Shell Aircraft and Sikorsky
Aircraft Corporation. Worldwide partners supporting the work
of the IHST are located in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, Japan,
Australia, India, Russia and multiple countries in Europe, Central
Asia and the Middle East.

Background
The General Aviation Accident Rate. While the number of fatal general
aviation accidents during the last decade have gone down, so have the
estimated of total GA flight hours, likely due to economic factors.
In the past three years, fatal accidents from controlled flight into
terrain have been reduced by more than 50 percent compared to the
previous three years.
However, the general aviation fatal accident rate appears to have
remained relatively static based on the FAA’s flight hours estimates. The
preliminary estimate for FY 2012 is a fatal accident rate of 1.09. Final
data will be available later this year. In FY 2011, there were 275 fatal
GA accidents. In 2010, there were 270 fatal GA accidents. The accident
rate for 2011 was 1.13 fatal accidents per 100,000 hours flown and was
1.10 fatal accidents per 100,000 hours flown in 2010.
The Top 10 Leading Causes of Fatal General
Aviation Accidents (2001-2011)
1. Loss of control inflight.
2. Controlled flight into terrain.
3. System component failure – powerplant.
4. Low altitude operations.
5. Unknown or undetermined.
6. Other.
7. Fuel related.
8. System component failure – nonpowerplant.
9. Midair collisions.
10. Windshear or thunderstorm. q


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Point of Communication
AEA Now
The View from Washington
International News and Regulatory Updates
Panel Power for Budget Flying
Member Profile
ADS-B Countdown
Onboard Traffic Systems
A Conversation With...
The ELT Mess
Member Profile
iPads in Maintenance
Before & After
Aviation Aces
Growing Your Market
Avionics News Through the Years
FAA Fact Sheet on General Aviation Safety
AEAviators
'Smart and Cost-Friendly'
Business Basics
Legal Ease
What's New
Marketplace Classifieds
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