NTSB to Hold Public Hearing on Air Race and Air Show Safety

WASHINGTON - The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is holding a hearing on air race and air show safety. The hearing will be chaired by NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman, and all five Board members will participate. During the one-day meeting, the Board will gather information on the safety regulations and oversight in the planning and execution of these events.  Regulators, aviation organizations, industry groups, and airport authorities will be questioned by the Board about safety practices, procedures, and protocols.  

Event:          Air Race and Air Show Safety Hearing

Date/Time:    January 10, 2012 9:30 a.m. (EST) 

Location:      NTSB Board Room and Conference Center

                  429 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC

Participants:     NTSB five-member Board

Note: The forum's agenda and participants will be announced in the future.