A recent FAA Fact Sheet – Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing (ASIAS) Program – highlights agency and industry efforts over the past 11 years to continuously improve safety through the open exchange of safety data.
Eighty-eight business aircraft operators, 47 Part 121 airlines, 12 universities, five manufacturers and two maintenance, repair and overhaul organizations participate in ASIAS. The FAA plans to phase in more business aviation and light general aviation operators, as well as the helicopter industry.
“NBAA encourages members to participate in safety data sharing programs, whether through providing narrative safety reports,[Flight Operational Quality Assurance] FOQA or FOQA-like data, or other means,” said Mark Larsen, NBAA’s senior manager of safety and flight operations. “Data sharing is an important way to benefit the community broadly and to learn lessons from other aviation organizations.” READ MORE (NBAA)