FAAST Team Weekly Report show slow growth for GA in 2011, more

FAA Forecasts Slow but Stable Growth for GA
The FAA forecasts that the general aviation (GA) fleet will increase over the next 20 years, but at a modest annual rate of 0.9 percent. That’s according to data presented at the FAA’s 36th Annual Aviation Forecast Conference held Feb. 15-16, 2011. The growth rate for piston-powered aircraft is expected to decrease in the near term (due in part to the attrition caused by the FAA’s ongoing re-registration process) but is projected to pick up again after 2018...more

The Fight Against Fatigue
Tired of feeling tired? Whether you’re a pilot or mechanic, workplace fatigue can take its toll and can impair our ability to make safe decisions. For information on how fatigue can affect you, check out the article “The Fight Against Fatigue” in the Jan./Feb. 2011 issue of FAA Safety Briefing.


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