The new issue of FAA Safety Briefing, available on the FAA Web site at www.faa.gov/news/safety_briefing, presents ideas for enhancing mentoring and professionalism in general aviation. Articles highlight the importance of the attitudes, skills, and knowledge needed to take you to the top of your flying game. On page 28 you'll find profiles of some of GA's top mentors and professionals - the 2011 General Aviation Awards National Winners - who will also be honored at this year's EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI.
"Beyond the Air Show," found on page 4, also highlights the many educational opportunities available at AirVenture, along with a forum schedule for events at the FAA's Aviation Safety Center.
In addition, the issue's Nuts, Bolts, and Electrons department covers professionalism in maintenance, and Angle of Attack takes a look at the helpful role type clubs play in enhancing aviation safety. To learn more, download the July/August issue of FAA Safety Briefing at www.faa.gov/news/safety_briefing.
FAA Safety Briefing is the safety policy voice for the non-commercial general aviation community. The magazine's objective is to improve safety by:
• making the community aware of FAA resources
• helping readers understand safety and regulatory issues, and
• encouraging continued training