February 25, 2005

Learning to Fly - Safer in 2004

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association is reporting that General Aviation (GA) has never been safer. They back that statement up with statistics that show 2004 was the safest year in GA since record keeping began in 1938.

For those interested in learning to fly you will be glad to hear instructional accidents were down by 11.7% and fatal instructional accidents were down by 50%. Please keep in mind too that instructional accidents that result in fatalities are normally infrequent, there were only 17 last year.

I know these statistics would have made my family more comfortable while I was learning to fly.

Posted by at February 25, 2005 6:59 PM

You know I love reading posts like this. ;-)

Posted by: CJ at February 27, 2005 7:09 PM