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Air Charter Safety Symposium
 
The ACSF Symposium is the annual gathering of the air charter industry where current and emerging safety challenges are investigated.
 

2015 Air Charter Safety Symposium - Save the Date

Save the date for next year’s Air Charter Safety Foundation Safety Symposium at the NTSB Training Center in Dulles, VA. The symposium is scheduled for March 10-11, 2015, and housing reservations will be made once again at the Courtyard Dulles Town Center. Check back for more event details and links to register later this year.

2014

Presentations:

Critical Role of Safety Leadership - The Honorable Robert Sumwalt

Managing Cockpit Automation - James Lara

Managing Cockpit Automation (Speaker's Notes)

Monitoring Culture - Paul Ratte'

Quality Performance Beyond Regulatory Compliance - Gary Grass

SMS Audit Results 2013 - Steve Witowski

SMS Audit Results - Safety Performance

Threat and Error Management - Dave Stohr

Why Go-Around Policies Are Ineffective - Dr. David Jamieson & Capt. Bill Curtis

Photos from the 2014 Air Charter Safety Symposium

 

2013

Presentations:
Aviation Safety Culture - Marc Stirton and Robert Figlock

Critical Incident Response - Kevin Armstrong

Developing Safety Culture - Robert Carraway

Safety Leadership - Bill Grimes

Upset Prevention and Recovery - Ransbury - Nemeth

Chris MacWhorter FAA ASAP Panel

Photos from the 2013 Air Charter Safety Symposium.

Click here to view the on-site program.

Guest Blogs:
Robert Carraway, Symposium Speaker
Bill Grimes, Symposium Speaker

Lindsey McFarren, Syposium Recap

 

2012

Presentations:
Aviation Fire Safety - Jeff Hare, J. Hare Safety and Survival Systems

Crew Resource Management for 135 Operations - Shannon Forrest, FlightSafety International

Collaboration to Improve Runway Safety - Christopher Hart, Board Member, NTSB

Managing Fatigue in Aviation - Mark Rosekind, Ph.D., Board Member, NTSB

The State of Aviation: Challenges for 2012 and Beyond - John M. Allen, Director, FAA Flight Standards


Photos from the 2012 Air Charter Safety Symposium.

Click here to view the on-site program.

Guest Blogs:
Dr. Tony Kern, Symposium Keynote Speaker 
Shannon Forrest, Symposium Speaker
Keat Pruszenski, Symposium Speaker

 

2011

Presentations:
Trends in Aviation Safety- John Allen
SMS Update -  Don Arendt  
Building a Positve Safety Culture in Your Company- Shawn Pruchnicki
Emergency Response Preparedness - Don Rickerhauser
Disaster Response Drill - Bob Schmidt
NTSB Priorities - Earl Weener
NTSB Family Assistance Program - Paul Sledzik
FAA Update Accident Prevention Investigation - Tony Fazio
Accident Briefing - Deborah Hersman

Photos from the 2011 Air Charter Safety Symposium

 

2010

Presentations:
Responding To The NTSB's Increasing Focus On Air Charter - James Ballough
Addressing Security Concerns With Practical Advice - Lindsey McFarren
International Issues in SMS Implementation - Don Arendt
Business Aircraft Safety - ALAR Update - Jim Burin
SMS And Auditing - Ken Gray
Legal Concerns Raised By Safety Programs
Business Benefits Of Safety Programs - Christopher Hart
Automation Of Operational Risk Assessment - Dave Hewitt & David Vernon

 
 
2014 Symposium Sponsors:
 


 

Abante Safety
Advanced Jets
Aircare Solutions
Aircell
Atlantic Aviation
Aviation Services Network
CAE
Embraer
Executive Fliteways, Inc.
Gulfstream
Jet Solutions
NATA
Priester Aviation
PRISM
R. Dixon Speas
Rudy's Inflight Catering
Signature Flight Support
Sheltair Aviation
USAIG

 

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