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Companion Copilot Video Series

Share these videos with your frequent non-pilot passengers so they can learn more about how to help and enjoy being an active participant in the flight.

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Online FIRC (eFIRC)

The Air Safety Institute offers the most comprehensive FAA-approved flight instructor (CFI) renewal program available with our interactive online course.

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ASI Focused Flight Review

Focused Flight Review

The profiles and preflight preparation materials were created to deal with historical problem areas and help make us all better pilots.

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VFR into IMC Avoidance and Escape

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Safety Spotlights

Go beyond textbooks with ASI's comprehensive reports on critical safety issues.

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Air Safety Institute Safety Centers feature quick links by topic to resources

Safety Centers

Tap into safety topics neatly arranged by subject to quickly find links to relevant videos, quizzes, publications, and courses.

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Training and Safety Tips

Enjoy these weekly nuggets of wisdom from ASI, regardless of where you are in your pilot journey.

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USAIG Premium on Safety Newsletter

Premium on Safety Newsletter

Business Aviation Safety Considerations

Review USAIG’s archived newsletter for best practices and lessons learned to share with crews, maintenance, ramp personnel, and others involved in business aviation operations.

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Collision Avoidance Resource Center

Collision avoidance, in the air and on the ground, is one of the most basic responsibilities of a pilot operating an aircraft in VFR conditions. We have compiled videos, articles, and instructional materials that will benefit pilots of all experience levels to improve safety and hone collision-avoidance skills. Please share this resource with others.

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AOPA Air Safety Institute Backcountry Resource Center: Husky Aircraft Flying Over Mountain

Backcountry Resource Center

Flying in the backcountry comes with a unique set of challenges, and therefore, risks. We have gathered resources like videos, quizzes, and downloads to help start your safe journey into the backcountry.

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AOPA Air Safety Institute Density Altitude Article and Poster

Density Altitude: Beware Of Thin Air

High altitude, high temperature, and high humidity create less dense or thinner air that contribute to high density altitude and impact aircraft and engine performance. Modify and use the AOPA Air Safety Institute’s Density Altitude Poster to quickly know the density altitude values at your airport on a standard day.

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ASI Event Speaker Request Form

Speaker Request

Need someone to deliver a safety presentation at your next event? Simply fill out this form and someone from our team will be in touch!

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Air Safety Institute's Scalable Safety Framework

Scalable Safety Framework

Are you part of a flying club or other aviation organization? Download the AOPA Air Safety Institute’s Scalable Safety Framework (SSF) presentation—a PowerPoint with a supporting PDF—to help your group formulate, implement, and sustain a safety culture.

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Safety Alerts

The AOPA Air Safety Institute periodically issues Safety Alerts to inform the aviation community of a critical air safety issue that presents a clear risk to pilots. View Alerts >

Safety Notices

To increase aviation safety awareness and help reduce accidents, the AOPA Air Safety Institute periodically issues Safety Notices to remind pilots of significant safety topics. View Notices >

AOPA Accident Forgiveness

Participate in qualifying Air Safety Institute safety education to qualify for the AOPA Accident Forgiveness and Deductible Waiver Enhancement. Learn More >