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BMAA Safety Officer Introduction and Role

As part of itís commitment to promote a positive flight safety culture amongst its pilots, the BMAA employs a Safety Officer on a part-time basis (currently two days per week). The key elements to the role are, in no particular order:

  • Analysing accidents and incidents to establish a method of dealing with common causes
  • Presenting that information in an effective manner to our membership
  • Compiling a quarterly accident and incident survey
  • Regularly contributing a flight safety section to Microlight Flying magazine
  • Representing the BMAA with certain bodies to ensure that our members are properly served
  • Developing and maintaining a network for Club and School Safety Officers
  • Co-ordinating risk assessments for BMAA events and competitions

The Safety Officer is available to assist and advise on many other matters concerning microlight flight safety.

The current holder of this post is Peter Watson

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