Final agenda for NTSB GA Safety Forum released

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today released the final agenda for its forum on General Aviation Safety: Climbing to the Next Level, scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, June 19-20.

Representatives from government, industry and academia will serve as panelists during the forum and will discuss safety topics, including pilot training and performance, pilot access to and use of weather-related information, and aircraft design, certification, and maintenance.

Panelists will also share information about new technologies that may be beneficial in preventing future accidents.

The NTSB also released a promotional video highlighting the major issues to be discussed at the forum. The video may be viewed here.

The forum, which will be held at the NTSB Conference Center and Board Room in Washington DC, is free and open to all; no registration is required. The entire two-day event also will be webcast live. An archive of the webcast will be available on the NTSB website for three months following the event.

Organizations and/or individuals can submit input for consideration as part of the forum’s archived materials. Submissions should directly address one or more of the forum’s eight topic areas (identified by the panel titles) and should be submitted electronically as an attached document to: The deadline for receipt is Sept. 1, 2012. Input received will be entered into the Safety Board’s public docket on this forum.






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