2016 Hawaii Aviation Safety Conference Agenda

Here is the agenda for the upcoming General Aviation Safety Council Meeting. The conference will be held at the Honolulu International Airport, Inter- Island Terminal – 7th floor Conference Room on September 15th and 16th. Discounted parking will be available in the Inter-Island parking garage at HNL. Schedule: Thursday Speakers,  Friday Speakers

Nall Report released

“AOPA Air Safety Institute (ASI) released the latest edition of the Joseph T. Nall Report, which provides the most comprehensive analysis of general aviation safety available. The latest edition includes data through 2013, the most recent year for which NTSB probable cause findings, aviation activity surveys, and other relevant data sets are available in final form. For […]

99’s Scholarship awards for 2016-2017

Aloha! Below please find the announcement of the Aloha Chapter 2016-17 Scholarships Awards. Please read the first two pages for a full explanation of the history of the Marguerite Gambo Wood awards as well as a description of the procedures for application. Page 3 is the application form. If you are currently finishing training supported […]

Notes from Kalaeloa Airport’s Operational Board 7/28/2016

GACH recently participated in the quarterly Kalaeloa Airport’s Airfield Operational Board meeting on July 28, 2016.  In attendance were tower personnel, Mike Narvares, the Airfield Manager, and various airport users.  Ray Simpson gave a briefing that is outlined below: Pilots need to be aware that drones are now operating on or near Kalaeloa Airport. The […]

Summer 2016 GACH News

Aloha Fellow Pilots and Aviation Supporters, Your GACH Board of Directors has been very busy since our last newsletter.  GACH has significantly increased our exposure within the Airports Division (DOTA) and Hawaii Legislature. Our first big effort in April was to have our first-ever Hawaii Aviation Days down at the State Capitol in sponsorship with […]


by Bruce Mayes The old adage, “Safety is an attitude” is more than a cliché.  Throughout the aviation industry everyone from every walk of life is trying hard to make the movement of people and goods by air as safe as humanly possible.  However, not everyone has an attitude which fosters safety, others beat the […]