The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today announced the preliminary agenda for a one-day hearing on air show and air race safety. The hearing, which is open to all and free to attend (there is no registration), will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, and will begin at 9:30 am EST.
The NTSB has invited to the proceedings, entitled "Air Race and Air Show Safety Hearing", government agencies, aviation event trade associations, show organizers, and air show participants to serves as witnesses. During the hearing, they will give presentations on regulations and oversight and aviation event operations. Following each topic area presentation, there will be a question and answer discussion with Board Members.
The purpose of the meeting is to (1) bring public attention to the safety issues involved in aviation event operations;and (2) provide NTSB Members and investigative staff with a deeper understanding of regulations, protocols and practicesused in the planning and operations of air shows and air races. Information gathered in the hearing will assist NTSB staff in the investigation of air show and air race incidents and accidents.
Organizations and individuals can submit written materials for inclusion in the NTSB's Public Docket for this hearing.
Submissions should directly address one or more of the hearing's topic areas and should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for receipt is February 17, 2012.
The hearing will be held in the NTSB Board Room and Conference Center, located at 429 L'Enfant Plaza, S.W., Washington, D.C. (directions may be found at http://www.ntsb.gov/about/contact.html). The public can view the forum in person or by webcast at www.ntsb.gov.
The Air Race and Air Show Safety Hearing takes place on January 10, 2012 at 9 a.m.
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