Earlier this year, NTSB board member Robert Sumwalt spoke to the importance of standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Standing operating procedure
In the never-ending search for accident prevention’s silver bullet, NTSB member Robert Sumwalt said recently that reinventing the wheel isn’t always the best solution.
Because corporate flight crews operate sophisticated aircraft in an ever-changing environment, a periodic review of the aviation department operations manual is a must. While some factors and considerations may be new, many specifics essentially remain the same but may require some minor adjustments.