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Table B3 Population Estimates based on 2002-2003 Survey on FAA-sponsored Safety Seminar(Margin of error [+/-] based on a 95% confidence interval)

Table B3
Population Estimates based on 2002-2003 Survey on FAA-sponsored Safety Seminar(Margin of error [+/-] based on a 95% confidence interval)

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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 1.96% 2.80% 3.31% 3.33%
1 - 2 1.82% 2.33% 3.12% 3.18%
3 - 4 1.20% 1.67% 2.12% 2.04%
5 or more 0.65% 0.76% 1.10% 1.12%
Q2 Satisfaction with information received All ATP CP PP
  1605 347 631 627
Dissatisfied/very dissatisfied 0.84% 2.45% 0.85% 1.24%
Neither 1.63% 4.87% 1.98% 2.29%
Satisfied/very satisfied 1.80% 5.26% 2.13% 2.56%
Q3 For those who did not attend, main reason:
MARK ONLY ONE
All ATP CP PP
  1998 812 564 552
1 Location is not convenient 1.90% 1.86% 3.45% 3.80%
2 Scheduled class time not convenient 0.94% 1.74% 2.04% 1.25%
3 Material is not relevant 0.12% 0.22% 0.35% 0.04%
4 Instructors not knowledgeable 1.98% 3.68% 4.02% 1.53%
5 Don't like training format 0.65% 0.59% 1.45% 1.23%
6 Receive training from my employer 2.20% 2.20% 3.82% 4.37%
7 Some other reason 2.43% 2.67% 4.35% 4.66%
Q4 Current level of wings All ATP CP PP
  3304 1095 1120 1089
Aware but don't participate 2.05% 3.56% 3.33% 3.34%
Not familiar with 1.80% 3.30% 2.46% 2.95%
Participate 1.77% 2.55% 3.04% 3.00%
Q4 Of those in the program, current level is All ATP CP PP
  811 191 332 288
1 - 3 3.57% 8.76% 5.63% 5.00%
4 - 6 3.08% 8.11% 5.10% 4.19%
7 - 9 1.43% 4.70% 2.25% 1.78%
10 or higher 1.74% 4.08% 2.45% 2.65%
Q5A Participation in WINGS Progam makes pilots safer aviators. All ATP CP PP
  2976 950 1035 991
Disagree/strongly disagree 0.63% 1.18% 0.86% 1.00%
Neither 1.96% 3.70% 3.04% 3.14%
Agree/strongly agree 2.00% 3.74% 3.10% 3.19%
Q5B Have applied information received in Safety Seminars All ATP CP PP
  2783 869 988 926
Disagree/strongly disagree 0.94% 2.00% 1.27% 1.49%
Neither 2.18% 3.98% 3.45% 3.45%
Agree/strongly agree 2.20% 3.90% 3.51% 3.55%
Q5C FAA seminars increase safety awareness All ATP CP PP
  2904 922 1022 960
Disagree/strongly disagree 0.45% 0.67% 0.69% 0.80%
Neither 1.76% 3.61% 2.74% 2.70%
Agree/strongly agree 1.80% 3.63% 2.80% 2.78%
Q5D Information helped me to avoid an accident All ATP CP PP
  2723 846 973 904
Disagree/strongly disagree 1.59% 2.61% 2.23% 2.69%
Neither 2.14% 3.49% 3.37% 3.53%
Agree/strongly agree 1.76% 2.70% 2.96% 2.94%
Q6 Best way to receive information
MARK ONLY ONE
All ATP CP PP
  3326 1099 1128 1099
1 Newsletters/articles by regular mial 2.00% 3.49% 3.25% 3.23%
2 Email 1.61% 2.98% 2.80% 2.51%
3 CD-ROM 1.08% 2.08% 1.41% 1.72%
4 Videotapes 0.98% 1.29% 1.61% 1.71%
5 Audio cassettes 0.24% 0.27% 0.37% 0.45%
6 Attending Safety Seminars with/speaker 1.57% 1.82% 2.49% 2.82%
7 Reviewing interactive websites 1.37% 2.69% 2.33% 2.06%
Q7 Computer Access *
MARK ALL THAT APPLY
All ATP CP PP
  3326 1099 1128 1099
1 Have access to a computer at home 1.46% 2.32% 2.35% 2.44%
2 Have access to the Internet at home 1.51% 2.38% 2.45% 2.52%
3 Have high-speed Internet connection at home 1.93% 3.40% 3.09% 3.12%
4 Have access to email at home 1.58% 2.46% 2.57% 2.65%
5 Have access to a computer at work 2.04% 3.51% 3.30% 3.31%
6 Have access to the Internet at work 2.05% 3.55% 3.32% 3.32%
7 Have high-speed Internet connection at work 1.97% 3.24% 3.19% 3.25%
8 Have access to email at work 2.04% 3.52% 3.32% 3.32%
Q8 Seminar Topics: *
MARK ALL THAT APPLY
All ATP CP PP
  3326 1099 1128 1099
1 Aerodynamics 1.81% 3.27% 3.04% 2.86%
2 Aircraft Icing 2.05% 3.53% 3.30% 3.33%
3 Aircraft Maintenance 1.94% 2.92% 3.13% 3.27%
4 Aircraft Maintenance-Preventative 1.95% 2.89% 3.15% 3.32%
5 Aircraft Performance/Density Attitude 1.86% 2.87% 2.95% 3.16%
6 Aircraft Record Keeping 1.69% 2.91% 2.85% 2.72%
7 Airspace 2.04% 3.43% 3.33% 3.35%
8 ATC Communications 1.97% 3.07% 3.32% 3.28%
9 Balloons 0.73% 1.23% 1.54% 1.09%
10 Controlled Flight Into Terrain 1.81% 3.37% 2.83% 2.89%
11 Crash Survival (Land) 1.99% 3.13% 3.25% 3.34%
12 Crash Survival (Water) 1.87% 2.96% 3.02% 3.13%
13 Crew Resource Management 1.63% 3.43% 3.07% 2.27%
14 Currency-Skills Proficiency 1.96% 2.87% 3.26% 3.34%
15 Decision Making 1.98% 3.20% 3.23% 3.28%
16 Flight Planning 1.93% 2.82% 3.05% 3.30%
17 Fuel Management 1.59% 2.47% 2.66% 2.65%
18 Gliders 1.09% 2.01% 1.80% 1.71%
19 Human Factors 1.87% 3.36% 3.11% 2.97%
20 Mountain Flying 1.95% 3.17% 3.17% 3.23%
21 Multi-Engine Airplanes 1.72% 3.05% 3.22% 2.67%
22 Rotorcraft 1.16% 1.81% 2.34% 1.84%
23 Runway Safety 1.88% 3.09% 2.99% 3.11%
24 Single Pilot/IFR Flying 1.99% 3.08% 3.32% 3.34%
25 Stall Spin 1.79% 2.31% 2.82% 3.16%
26 Take Off And Landings 1.78% 2.44% 2.84% 3.10%
27 Towered Airport Operations 1.84% 2.34% 3.00% 3.23%
28 Visual Flight Rules (VFR) 1.80% 2.36% 2.83% 3.17%
29 Wake Turbulence 1.81% 3.13% 2.90% 2.97%
30 Weather 1.96% 3.54% 3.30% 3.10%
31 Specialty Seminars (e.g. Seaplanes, Agricultural Flying) 1.43% 2.41% 2.51% 2.29%
32 Event Operations (e.g. Oshkosh, Sun & Fun) 1.56% 2.39% 2.56% 2.61%
33 Other 1.05% 2.03% 1.97% 1.57%
Q9 Is piloting an aircraft your main source of income All ATP CP PP
  3293 1090 1116 1087
No 1.21% 2.79% 3.15% 1.08%
Yes 1.21% 2.79% 3.15% 1.08%
Q10 Do you own or co-own an aircraft All ATP CP PP
  3291 1087 1116 1088
No 1.96% 2.77% 3.19% 3.37%
Yes 1.96% 2.77% 3.19% 3.37%
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 0.66% 0.50% 1.72% 1.03%
Rotorcraft 0.99% 2.45% 2.44% 0.90%
Lighter than air 0.37% 0.49% 1.17% 0.42%
Glider 0.91% 1.71% 1.84% 1.31%
Q13 Other Certifications *
MARK ALL THAT APPLY
All ATP CP PP
  3326 1099 1128 1099
None of the above 1.56% 3.53% 3.32% 1.89%
Certified Flight Instructor 1.29% 3.50% 3.28% 2.10%
Ground Instructor 1.04% 2.88% 2.60% 0.54%
Check Airman 0.73% 2.21% 0.77% 0.74%
Safety Counselor 0.49% 1.24% 0.94% 0.57%
Designated Pilot Examiner 0.39% 1.34% 0.48% 0.00%
Pilot Proficiency Examiner 0.32% 1.13% 0.35% 0.00%
Q14 Type of operator for whom you fly All ATP CP PP
  y 1092 1109 1071
Not employed as a pilot 1.36% 2.27% 3.34% 1.88%
Employed as a pilot 1.36% 2.27% 3.34% 1.88%
Q14 Of those employed as pilots, *
MARK ALL THAT APPLY
All ATP CP PP
  1580 971 525 84
Major commercial airline 2.65% 3.73% 2.53% 3.81%
Corporate pilot 2.13% 2.90% 3.36% 6.18%
Flight school 1.94% 1.54% 4.62% 9.76%
Regional Airline 1.74% 2.25% 3.05% 5.95%
Air taxi 1.46% 1.87% 3.01% 2.35%
Other 2.47% 2.70% 4.68% 11.53%
Q15A Career Hours Flown All ATP CP PP
  3284 1084 1119 1081
Under 100 hours 0.83% 0.00% 0.03% 1.73%
101 - 500 1.73% 0.64% 2.28% 3.36%
501 - 1,000 1.47% 0.29% 2.63% 2.74%
1,001 - 3,000 1.42% 1.59% 3.25% 2.27%
3,001 - 10,000 1.39% 3.58% 2.86% 1.42%
Over 10,000 hours 1.09% 3.57% 1.59% 0.48%
Q15B Yearly hours flown All ATP CP PP
  3083 1046 1070 967
None 1.26% 1.48% 1.98% 2.34%
1 - 10 1.24% 0.71% 1.94% 2.43%
11 - 50 1.81% 1.45% 2.76% 3.47%
51 - 150 1.81% 2.20% 2.89% 3.31%
151 - 300 1.20% 2.77% 2.42% 1.40%
Over 300 hours 1.33% 3.52% 2.93% 0.69%
Q16 AGE All ATP CP PP
  3313 1093 1124 1096
Under 21 0.54% 0.24% 0.69% 1.06%
21-29 1.29% 1.25% 2.53% 2.23%
30-39 1.62% 3.17% 2.70% 2.48%
40-49 1.79% 3.25% 2.66% 2.89%
50-59 1.72% 3.25% 2.72% 2.70%
60 or older 1.62% 2.19% 2.68% 2.82%

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

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