The European General Aviation Safety Team

The European General Aviation Safety Team (EGAST) is a voluntary safety partnership between General Aviation associations, industry, EASA and other authorities from across Europe.
EGAST creates a forum for sharing best practices, improving data sources, and promoting safety. Building on existing initiatives undertaken at national level or by GA manufacturers, organisations or associations, EGAST is co-chaired by John Vincent, EASA, and by James Black, representing the European Airshow Council (EAC), the European Council for General Aviation Support (ECOGAS) and the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA). EGAST counts more than 50 organisations and cooperates at international level with the General Aviation Joint Steering Committee (GA JSC), co-chaired by the FAA and by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) Air Safety Foundation.

Our mission:

to promote and initiate best practices and awareness in order to improve safety for all sectors of General Aviation.  EGAST will help EASA and the industry focus their resources on combined safety promotion efforts to reach our goal of reducing accidents.

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