What Do We Really Know About the NTSB?
- Published: Tuesday, 11 April 2017 05:00
- Written by Chris Tranbarger
On March 31, 2017, President Donald Trump reappointed Robert Sumwalt to a two-year term as vice chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and announced his intention to renominate Sumwalt to another five-year term on the board. Vice Chairman Sumwalt is a pilot's pilot serving on the board, not shy about calling people or organizations out when their actions affect the safety of our industry.
As professional pilots, we're generally quite familiar with the NTSB. How could we not be? We learn very early in our training the requirements for filing reports, which form to use, how much time…