This week, NTSB announced its 2017-2018 Most Wanted List for Transportation Safety Improvements. NTSB has been issuing the Most Wanted List (MWL) of advocacy priorities since 1990. This list marks a new two-year cycle.
Loss of Control in Flight in General Aviation appeared on the list for the fourth consecutive year. In remarking on the topic at the MWL press briefing, Member Weener highlighted the work of the GAJSC in impacting this issue. Loss of Control was the focus of the GAJSC’s first two working groups, resulting in the publication of two reports. More information about the GAJSC’s loss of control-related safety recommendations is available here.
Of the other nine priorities, NTSB identified seven as applicable to aviation, including: