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David R. Hinson

Director

Flight Safety Foundation Ltd

HQ Phone:  (703) 739-6700

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Flight Safety Foundation Ltd

801 N FAIRFAX ST

Alexandria, Virginia,22314

United States

Company Description

The Flight Safety Foundation pioneered the first ever presentation of contract aviation standards in a risk-based fashion using the bow-tie model. This is a framework for visualizing risk management and communicating the context of the controls put in place to...more

Background Information

Affiliations

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Board Member


National Air and Space Museum

Board Member


S3

Advisor To the Board of Directors


The U.S. Air Traffic Services Corporation

Founder


Education

B.S.

University of Washington


Web References(200 Total References)


Flight Safety Foundation Honorary Advisory Board

www.flightsafety.org [cached]

Hon. David Hinson
Former Administrator U.S. Federal Aviation Administration


General Aviation News

www.generalaviationnews.com [cached]

David R. HinsonPerhaps best known for the three years (1993-96) during which he served as Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Mr. Hinson has been involved with flying since 1954, when he entered flight school with the Navy.After a hitch in the military, he flew as a pilot for Northwest Airlines and as an instructor pilot for United Air Lines.He then spent ten years (1963-73) as Director of Flight Standards and Engineering for Hughes Airwest.In 1973, he moved on to other ventures, including a distributorship for Beech Aircraft.Then, in 1978, he joined with three other people to start Midway Airlines, which he served as chairman for six years (1985-91).While working as the Executive Vice President for Douglas Aircraft, a subsidiary of McDonnell Douglas, President Clinton appointed him to head the FAA.It was at that post that Mr. Hinson was able to enact a number of important changes for the flying public, such as the "One Level of Safety" for commuter aircraft and the use of satellite technology for civil aviation. He now serves on boards at the National Air and Space Museum and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.He continues to fly his own plane, a Beechcraft Duke, and has logged more than 8,000 hours in over 70 aircraft types.


NAA: National Aeronautic Association

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David R. Hinson Perhaps best known for the three years (1993-96) during which he served as Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Mr. Hinson has been involved with flying since 1954, when he entered flight school with the Navy.After a hitch in the military, he flew as a pilot for Northwest Airlines and as an instructor pilot for United Air Lines.He then spent ten years (1963-73) as Director of Flight Standards and Engineering for Hughes Airwest.In 1973, he moved on to other ventures, including a distributorship for Beech Aircraft.Then, in 1978, he joined with three other people to start Midway Airlines, which he served as chairman for six years (1985-91).While working as the Executive Vice President for Douglas Aircraft, a subsidiary of McDonnell Douglas, President Clinton appointed him to head the FAA.It was at that post that Mr. Hinson was able to enact a number of important changes for the flying public, such as the "One Level of Safety" for commuter aircraft and the use of satellite technology for civil aviation. He now serves on boards at the National Air and Space Museum and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.He continues to fly his own plane, a Beechcraft Duke, and has logged more than 8,000 hours in over 70 aircraft types.


People

www.hughesairwest.com [cached]

Dave Hinson
Former FAA Administrator, Dave Hinson spoke to the American Legion Post Ketchum, ID. on Veterans Day about the tragedy of Sept 11. Dave was a long time RW Captain and at one time served as Exec Asst to Irv Tague. Dave and Irv later on teamed up to form the original Midway Airlines in the early 80's.


Midwest Today: Airline Safety

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Then-NTSB Chairman Carl Vogt told FAA administrator David Hinson that "a fire should not be allowed to persist in any state of intensity in an airplane without the knowledge of the flight crew."
Astonishingly, in the days following the ValuJet crash, David Hinson and Transportation Sec.


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