Safety and Education

PURPOSE: To foster safer aviation, in support of one of NMPA's core values.

The NMPA Safety Committee evaluates New Mexico's unique flying opportunities and challenges and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors for NMPA sponsored training and education programs. Recommendations may include NMPA developed and produced training or joint training efforts with other providers such as AOPA, FAA, aircraft owner groups, etc.


  1. Annual Mountain Flying Clinic

  2. Support Backcountry Committee in preparing airstrip safety briefings

  3. Conduct Short Takeoff and Landing Clinics (STOL) around the state

  4. NMPA sponsored WINGS Seminars throughout the state
2016 Mountain Flying Clinic
NMPA Mountain Flying Ground School 2016