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The Aviation Safety Division (SEF) consists of safety-trained professionals spanning the domain of flight. The division preserves warfighting capability by establishing Department of the Air Force aviation safety policy, promoting mishap prevention programs for all aviation assets and through the establishment of proactive safety programs. It oversees the aviation mishap investigative process, the collection and accuracy of flight safety data and the disposition of risk-mitigating actions. It provides proactive and reactive engineering and operational analyses of flight safety issues. Additionally, the division directs the Aircraft Information Program, the Hazardous Air Traffic Report Program, the Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard Program and the Mishap Analysis and Animation Facility.
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Chief, Aviation Safety Division
Comm : (505) 846-0642
Deputy Chief, Aviation Safety Division
Comm: (505) 853-2615
Comm: (505) 846-0996
Comm: (505) 846-4099
Comm: (505) 846-1404
Remotely Piloted Aircraft Branch
Comm: (505) 846-2864
Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard Branch
Comm: (505) 846-5674
Firefighters from Youngstown Air Reserve Station spent several months researching, designing, building and testing an in-house confined spaces training obstacle course, which is now being used to enhance base firefighter safety and capabilities.
U.S. Air Force aircrew operating across 20 different rotor, tilt-wing, and fixed-wing aircraft – including but not limited to CV-22s, HH-60s, C-130s, and C-17s – will receive new body armor carrier systems as part of an effort to update and replace older models.
The second annual Department of the Air Force Space Safety Council was held in Colorado Springs from August 15-17, 2023. The Council meets twice a year to discuss items pertinent to the development of Space Safety policy, mishap prevention, the conduct of investigations, and implementation of the