Become a BARS Member Organization
Increase the expertise of your current aviation safety regime and expand the capacity of safety information available to your organization by joining as a BARS Member Organization.
Companies may join the BARS Program as a BARS Member Organizations at a Tier level appropriate to their size and the extent to which they use outsourced aviation support. All BARS memberships include Flight Safety Foundation membership which provide discounts to seminars, access to safety information on key safety issues and initiatives and an opportunity to connect with international industry peers. The levels of BARS membership are:
|BARS Benefactor: Benefactors are generally large organizations who are extensive users of outsourced aviation support. In addition to their support for the BARS Program, they also provide support for the broader activities of the Flight Safety Foundation internationally. They have unrestricted access to BARSoft and BARS Audit Reports.|
|Tier 1 Tier 1 members are those organizations that have mining or other facilities extending across more than one location and typically utilize the services of more than three aircraft operators to provide them with contracted aviation support. They have unrestricted access to BARSoft and BARS Audit Reports.|
|Tier 2 Tier 2 members are those organizations that have mining or other facilities at one location and typically utilize the services of less than three aircraft operators to provide them with contracted aviation support. Access to BARSoft and BARS Audit Reports is restricted.|
|Tier OGP Many OGP organizations have their own aviation safety departments. This category of membership is for these organizations who may wish to supplement their own internal aviation risk oversight by accessing BARS Audit Reports of aircraft operators who provide services to them. OGP resource organizations may choose to become Tier 1 BMOs in their own right.|
|BARS Affiliate Is an organization or entity who holds an important but indirect interest in the conduct and safety of contracted aviation operations. A senior representative from a BARS Affiliate is provided ongoing Observer status to the closed and open session of each TAC Meeting. BARS Affiliates are provided access to the data and information created by the BARS Program Office in the form of Finding Data Analysis reports, Safety Alerts, analysis reporting, however the BARS Affiliate will not be provided access to BARSoft, the aircraft operator profile and Audit Reports.|