The WINGS Program

January 2013
Aviation Safety;Jan2013, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p4
The article focuses on the evolution of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA)'s WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program which is the core element of its aviation safety education efforts. It says that the WINGS program has been around since the start of fire tests in 1969, was added in the 1980s, and was renamed the FAA Aviation Safety program in the 1990s. Moreover, the program was again renamed as the FAA Safety Team (FAAST) with the reduced number of assigned aviation safety inspectors. INSET: WHO USES THE WINGS PROGRAM?.


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