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About BARS

The Flight Safety Foundation’s (FSF) Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) program is designed to provide organizations that engage contracted aircraft operators with a standard to assist in the risk-based management of aviation activities. The Standard is suited to any organization that uses aircraft operators to provide contracted aviation support for their operations, particularly within remote and challenging environments..

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The BAR Standard

The BARS Program is a useful resource for any organization wanting to develop new flight safety requirements or review existing ones.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Standard is developed from a risk-based model framed against the actual threats posed to aviation operations.

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Some BARS Member Organizations