TSgt Sean Lofland, NCO Advisor, SWR-NM-001
Practicing good personal operations security “POPSEC” and using simple countermeasures will minimize the risks that come from using social media and help you protect your critical information. The first step in this process is to identify this critical information.
1st LT Keith Robinson, Safety Officer, CO-030
Avoiding heat related injuries is a primary concern during CAP activities during the hot summer months. The primary tool used to evaluate the risk of heat related injuries is the heat index.
1st Lt Olivia Higgins, Safety Officer - MD-008
Doing a daily self-check prior to an event is paramount. Using the ‘I’M SAFE’ checklist isn’t just for pilots, everyone needs to use it!
Capt Bill Trussel, Safety Officer - DE-019
The FAA has long been concerned about the decision making skills of pilots and the adverse attitudes that can impede their ability to reach a good conclusion based on the situation they find themselves in. The Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge devotes Chapter 2 to this topic (PHAK Chapter 2 (faa.gov)) and the impact on aviation safety.
Maj Michael J. Banner, Safety Officer, FL-383
Potentially dangerous, airplane tail strikes are preventable. A tail strike is when the tail section of an airplane contacts the surface while taking off or landing. A tail strike associated with substantial downward momentum can cause the tail to forcefully contact the surface resulting in significant damage to the aft section of an airplane.