Aviation Safety

The South Carolina Aviation Association promotes safer skies in coordination with the FAA SC FSDO and the SC Aeronautics Commission.

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SCAA actively promotes aviation growth through airport development and safety to meet the air transportation and economic development needs of South Carolina.

Promoting Safe Skies in South Carolina

Aviation Safety

The Federal Aviation Administration SC Flight Standards District Office (CAE FSDO), the SC Aeronautics Commission and the SC Aviation Association have shared goals for the development and maintenance of programs and procedures that enhance aviation in the state. Following are a list of a few of our shared goals:

  • Elevating South Carolina’s aviation community to a higher level of awareness and safety.
  • Information sharing and dissemination as part of the SC Aviation Safety Committee.
  • Sharing of airport safety and navigation aid hazard information.
  • Working together in accident/incident investigations.
  • Preparation and distribution of written safety information and electronic communications.
  • Preparation and dissemination of information through seminars and other public programs.
  • Safety information sharing through the FAAST Team programs.
  • Marketing of safety compliance materials.
  • Employee training and workshops.
  • Promotion of flight instructor and maintenance recurrent training courses/safety seminars.




If you are interested in hosting a safety webinar or seminar email SCAA, to be connected with a safety team representative. View the list of SC FAASTeam Representatives.

Popular webinar recordings are available at right for your education and information. Pilots may not earn WINGS credits for viewing these recordings. 

FOD Prevention

SCAA is promoting a statewide FOD program. Learn the details today, and designate your airport’s FOD Champion!

FOD Walks are a great opportunity to clean up debris at your airport as well as educate people on the importance of FOD prevention. To have a FOD Walk, Invite as many people as possible to your event. Once assembled, walk through an area or flight line to retrieve trash, rocks, loose metal objects, or anything else that may be or could become a FOD hazard. Download the FOD Prevention Checklist.

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PO Box 80994
Charleston, SC 29416
(877) 359-7222