Florida Aviation Business Association
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Small Operators’ Big Approach to Safety

Single-pilot operators can adopt the same level of attention to detail and planning done by much larger flight departments. Far removed from the image of the country doctor using his airplane to visit rural patients in the 1950s, today’s single-pilot operators and small flight departments often find themselves performing many of the same missions as much larger operations. That means flying sometimes challenging operations in difficult weather conditions, or to unfamiliar airports, or even across oceans. These missions require single pilots or two-person flight crews of companies with a single airplane to adopt the same level of attention to detail and planning done by much larger flight departments that have the benefit of dedicated dispatch department. READ MORE (NBAA)