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Safety Pilot: The sky is not falling, but...

Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2008

Bruce Landsberg has served the Air Safety Foundation since 1992. Loss of life in an aircraft accident is always tragic, but it’s tougher to explain when people on the ground are killed.

Safety Pilot: Weather wolves II

Pilot Magazine | Oct 01, 2008

Bruce Landsberg has led the AOPA Air Safety Foundation since May 1992. Cry “wolf” often enough and people stop listening, even when the wolf may really be there.

Safety Pilot: Safety envelope

Pilot Magazine | Sep 01, 2008

Bruce Landsberg has been executive director of the AOPA Air Safety Foundation for 16 years. You’ve heard about flying to the “edge of the envelope,” a concept that is typically introduced in primary training to explain aircraft performance and capability.

Safety Pilot Landmark Accidents: Jet Transition Troubles

Pilot Magazine | Aug 01, 2008

The delivery of very light jets (VLJs) has begun. As you read Tom Haines’ training experience in the Eclipse 500 (see “Typed and Tried,” page 62), it’s obvious that the manufacturers are making a real effort to prep new jet pilots to fly safely.

Safety Pilot: Air traffic saviors

Pilot Magazine | Jul 01, 2008

Bruce Landsberg has logged more than 6,000 flight hours, is a CFII, and holds multiple ratings. Pilots have a high regard for air traffic controllers except when being sent the wrong way or asked to hold for extended periods and, even then, ATC is only keeping us from bumping into each other.

Safety Pilot: The apprentice

Pilot Magazine | Jun 01, 2008

Executive Director Bruce Landsberg has been a flight instructor since 1973. Long before The Donald’s televised escapades and firing tantrums, apprenticeship was used as a systematic approach to teach tradesmen.

Safety Pilot: Report from the runways

Pilot Magazine | May 01, 2008

Bruce Landsberg has served as executive director of the AOPA Air Safety Foundation since 1992. A Grumman AA5 (Traveler) had just landed on the outboard parallel runway and the tower instructed the pilot to hold short of the inboard parallel runway before taxiing to the ramp.

Safety Pilot Landmark Accidents: Always Another Dawn

Pilot Magazine | Apr 01, 2008

Test pilot, aeronautical pioneer and engineer, scientist, general aviation pilot, AOPA member, family man, nice guy. A.

Safety Pilot: Deja vu: 50 years of mishaps

Pilot Magazine | Mar 01, 2008

Bruce Landsberg was named executive director of ASF in 1992. In looking back at nearly 50 years of general aviation accident reporting, what is surprising is how few surprises there are.

Safety Pilot: Island time

Pilot Magazine | Feb 01, 2008

Bruce Landsberg is an ATP who has logged more than 5,000 flight hours. A trip to Hawaii is always memorable, but the high point for me was a personal flight around several of the islands.