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Big Sky Theory -- Not


October, 2011, there was a midair.

It occured less than 4 miles from Aurora State Airport, UAO, and 25 miles south of Portland International, PDX. There needs to be a list of key factors leading up to such a tragedy. What are they? What is missing in the system and from our practices that contributes to such devastating occurances. Preliminary info from NTSB is sketchy at best.

Safety at Uncontrolled Airports


Can we do better? I say we can. We must.

In my last post, better safety practices at and around uncontrolled airports was the focus. General Aviation News writer Janice Wood commented earlier this year that National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) put improving General Aviation (GA) safety and saving lives atop its most wanted list.

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