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Table B2 Population Estimates based on 2002-2003 Survey on FAA-sponsored Safety Seminar(Standard Errors)

Table B2
Population Estimates based on 2002-2003 Survey on FAA-sponsored Safety Seminar(Standard Errors)

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Q1 During the last 2 years, how many FAA-sponsored Safety Seminars did you attend? All ATP CP PP
  3324 1099 1128 1097
None 1.00% 1.43% 1.69% 1.70%
1 - 2 0.93% 1.19% 1.59% 1.62%
3 - 4 0.61% 0.85% 1.08% 1.04%
5 or more 0.33% 0.39% 0.56% 0.57%
Q2 Satisfaction with information received All ATP CP PP
  1605 347 631 627
Dissatisfied/very dissatisfied 0.431% 1.250% 0.436% 0.632%
Neither 0.832% 2.483% 1.012% 1.170%
Satisfied/very satisfied 0.919% 2.684% 1.089% 1.308%
Q3 For those who did not attend, main reason:
MARK ONLY ONE
All ATP CP PP
  1928 812 564 552
1 Location is not convenient 1.12% 1.12% 1.95% 2.23%
2 Scheduled class time not convenient 0.97% 0.95% 1.76% 1.94%
3 Material is not relevant 0.48% 0.89% 1.04% 0.64%
4 Instructors not knowledgeable 0.06% 0.11% 0.18% 0.02%
5 Don't like training format 0.33% 0.30% 0.74% 0.63%
6 Receive training from my employer 1.01% 1.88% 2.05% 0.78%
7 Some other reason 1.24% 1.36% 2.22% 2.38%
Q4 Current level of wings All ATP CP PP
  3304 1095 1120 1089
Aware but don't participate 1.048% 1.815% 1.699% 1.702%
Not familiar with 0.917% 1.684% 1.255% 1.506%
Participate 0.903% 1.300% 1.550% 1.530%
Q4 Of those in the program, current level is All ATP CP PP
  811 191 332 288
1 - 3 1.82% 4.47% 2.87% 2.55%
4 - 6 1.57% 4.14% 2.60% 2.14%
7 - 9 0.73% 2.40% 1.15% 0.91%
10 or higher 0.89% 2.08% 1.25% 1.35%
Q5A Participation in WINGS Progam makes pilots safer aviators. All ATP CP PP
  2976 950 1035 991
Disagree/strongly disagree 0.32% 0.60% 0.44% 0.51%
Neither 1.00% 1.89% 1.55% 1.60%
Agree/strongly agree 1.02% 1.91% 1.58% 1.63%
Q5B Have applied information received in Safety Seminars All ATP CP PP
  2783 869 988 926
Disagree/strongly disagree 0.48% 1.02% 0.65% 0.76%
Neither 1.11% 2.03% 1.76% 1.76%
Agree/strongly agree 1.12% 1.99% 1.79% 1.81%
Q5C FAA seminars increase safety awareness All ATP CP PP
  2904 922 1022 960
Disagree/strongly disagree 0.23% 0.34% 0.35% 0.41%
Neither 0.90% 1.84% 1.40% 1.38%
Agree/strongly agree 0.92% 1.85% 1.43% 1.42%
Q5D Information helped me to avoid an accident All ATP CP PP
  2723 846 973 904
Disagree/strongly disagree 0.81% 1.33% 1.14% 1.37%
Neither 1.09% 1.78% 1.72% 1.80%
Agree/strongly agree 0.90% 1.38% 1.51% 1.50%
Q6 Best way to receive information
MARK ONLY ONE
All ATP CP PP
  3326 1099 1128 1099
1 Newsletters/articles by regular mial 1.02% 1.78% 1.66% 1.65%
2 Email 0.82% 1.52% 1.43% 1.28%
3 CD-ROM 0.55% 1.06% 0.72% 0.88%
4 Videotapes 0.50% 0.66% 0.82% 0.87%
5 Audio cassettes 0.12% 0.14% 0.19% 0.23%
6 Attending Safety Seminars with/speaker 0.80% 0.93% 1.27% 1.44%
7 Reviewing interactive websites 0.70% 1.37% 1.19% 1.05%
Q7 Computer Access *
MARK ALL THAT APPLY
All ATP CP PP
  3326 1099 1128 1099
1 Have access to a computer at home 0.745% 1.186% 1.201% 1.247%
2 Have access to the Internet at home 0.768% 1.215% 1.250% 1.284%
3 Have high-speed Internet connection at home 0.984% 1.736% 1.574% 1.593%
4 Have access to email at home 0.804% 1.255% 1.311% 1.350%
5 Have access to a computer at work 1.039% 1.791% 1.683% 1.691%
6 Have access to the Internet at work 1.044% 1.809% 1.694% 1.694%
7 Have high-speed Internet connection at work 1.003% 1.653% 1.629% 1.656%
8 Have access to email at work 1.042% 1.796% 1.695% 1.695%
Q8 Seminar Topics: *
MARK ALL THAT APPLY
All ATP CP PP
  3326 1099 1128 1099
1 Aerodynamics 0.923% 1.669% 1.551% 1.460%
2 Aircraft Icing 1.044% 1.803% 1.686% 1.698%
3 Aircraft Maintenance 0.988% 1.492% 1.599% 1.667%
4 Aircraft Maintenance-Preventative 0.993% 1.474% 1.609% 1.692%
5 Aircraft Performance/Density Attitude 0.950% 1.463% 1.507% 1.610%
6 Aircraft Record Keeping 0.863% 1.485% 1.455% 1.390%
7 Airspace 1.042% 1.751% 1.698% 1.708%
8 ATC Communications 1.005% 1.565% 1.696% 1.673%
9 Balloons 0.372% 0.630% 0.785% 0.556%
10 Controlled Flight Into Terrain 0.926% 1.718% 1.445% 1.475%
11 Crash Survival (Land) 1.017% 1.598% 1.658% 1.704%
12 Crash Survival (Water) 0.954% 1.509% 1.543% 1.598%
13 Crew Resource Management 0.831% 1.752% 1.566% 1.157%
14 Currency-Skills Proficiency 1.001% 1.464% 1.662% 1.702%
15 Decision Making 1.008% 1.633% 1.647% 1.672%
16 Flight Planning 0.983% 1.440% 1.558% 1.686%
17 Fuel Management 0.810% 1.262% 1.355% 1.351%
18 Gliders 0.554% 1.027% 0.916% 0.870%
19 Human Factors 0.954% 1.713% 1.589% 1.516%
20 Mountain Flying 0.994% 1.617% 1.618% 1.649%
21 Multi-Engine Airplanes 0.880% 1.557% 1.643% 1.361%
22 Rotorcraft 0.594% 0.926% 1.193% 0.937%
23 Runway Safety 0.957% 1.579% 1.526% 1.587%
24 Single Pilot/IFR Flying 1.017% 1.573% 1.692% 1.703%
25 Stall Spin 0.913% 1.178% 1.441% 1.611%
26 Take Off And Landings 0.909% 1.243% 1.450% 1.583%
27 Towered Airport Operations 0.938% 1.193% 1.532% 1.648%
28 Visual Flight Rules (VFR) 0.919% 1.206% 1.442% 1.617%
29 Wake Turbulence 0.926% 1.595% 1.478% 1.514%
30 Weather 1.000% 1.805% 1.683% 1.583%
31 Specialty Seminars (e.g. Seaplanes, Agricultural Flying) 0.728% 1.229% 1.280% 1.168%
32 Event Operations (e.g. Oshkosh, Sun & Fun) 0.797% 1.217% 1.304% 1.334%
33 Other 1% 1% 1% 1%
Q9 Is piloting an aircraft your main source of income All ATP CP PP
  3293 1090 1116 1087
No 0.616% 1.425% 1.609% 0.552%
Yes 0.616% 1.425% 1.609% 0.552%
Q10 Do you own or co-own an aircraft All ATP CP PP
  3291 1087 1116 1088
No 1.000% 1.414% 1.628% 1.720%
Yes 1.000% 1.414% 1.628% 1.720%
Q11 What type of certificate do you hold
Based on info from Civil Airmen Registry
All ATP CP PP
  3326 1099 1128 1099
ATP   28%    
CP     24%  
PP       49%
Q12 Types of pilot certificates *
MARK ALL THAT APPLY
All ATP CP PP
  3326 1099 1128 1099
Airplane 0.335% 0.255% 0.875% 0.524%
Rotorcraft 0.507% 1.250% 1.244% 0.457%
Lighter than air 0.189% 0.252% 0.595% 0.216%
Glider 0.463% 0.871% 0.941% 0.670%
Q13 Other Certifications *
MARK ALL THAT APPLY
All ATP CP PP
  3326 1099 1128 1099
None of the above 0.794% 1.800% 1.694% 0.964%
Certified Flight Instructor 0.658% 1.785% 1.674% 1.070%
Ground Instructor 0.533% 1.471% 1.328% 0.277%
Check Airman 0.374% 1.125% 0.395% 0.375%
Safety Counselor 0.252% 0.631% 0.480% 0.290%
Designated Pilot Examiner 0.199% 0.684% 0.245% 0.000%
Pilot Proficiency Examiner 0.165% 0.574% 0.178% 0.000%
Q14 Type of operator for whom you fly All ATP CP PP
  3272 1092 1109 1071
Not employed as a pilot 0.694% 1.156% 1.705% 0.957%
Employed as a pilot 0.694% 1.156% 1.705% 0.957%
Q14 Of those employed as pilots, *
MARK ALL THAT APPLY
All ATP CP PP
  1580 971 525 84
Major commercial airline 1.352% 1.905% 1.293% 1.946%
Corporate pilot 1.086% 1.480% 1.715% 3.151%
Flight school 0.992% 0.785% 2.359% 4.982%
Regional Airline 0.888% 1.146% 1.558% 3.038%
Air taxi 0.745% 0.952% 1.537% 1.200%
Other 1.258% 1.376% 2.388% 5.884%
Q15A Career Hours Flown All ATP CP PP
  3284 1084 1119 1081
Under 100 hours 0.426% 0.000% 0.015% 0.881%
101 - 500 0.882% 0.324% 1.165% 1.715%
501 - 1,000 0.748% 0.150% 1.341% 1.396%
1,001 - 3,000 0.722% 0.812% 1.659% 1.158%
3,001 - 10,000 0.711% 1.827% 1.460% 0.726%
Over 10,000 hours 0.558% 1.821% 0.813% 0.244%
Q15B Yearly hours flown All ATP CP PP
  3083 1046 1070 967
None 0.645% 0.756% 1.012% 1.192%
1 - 10 0.634% 0.363% 0.989% 1.240%
11 - 50 0.921% 0.739% 1.408% 1.771%
51 - 150 0.924% 1.120% 1.473% 1.689%
151 - 300 0.611% 1.415% 1.235% 0.714%
Over 300 hours 0.681% 1.796% 1.497% 0.351%
Q16 AGE All ATP CP PP
  3313 1093 1124 1096
Under 21 0.278% 0.120% 0.351% 0.543%
21-29 0.657% 0.640% 1.291% 1.140%
30-39 0.827% 1.618% 1.380% 1.263%
40-49 0.911% 1.659% 1.356% 1.477%
50-59 0.875% 1.656% 1.390% 1.376%
60 or older 0.829% 1.116% 1.365% 1.437%

NOTE: ATP = Airline Transport Pilots; CP = Commercial Pilots, PP = Private Pilots.

*Totals to more than 100% as respondents could select more than one response.