In our constant efforts to make things better, we’re soliciting your feedback about SAFECON 2017 in a short survey. Have an idea about how to improve an event? Have constructive criticism about something that could have gone better? Let us know.
Bids to host SAFECON 2019 are now being accepted.
A bid can be submitted to the NIFA Executive Director electronically in the form of an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by written means in the form of a letter.
Bidding to host SAFECON 2019 will close at the end of the business day on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017.
Ground tests from SAFECON 2017 have been posted to the Test Archive.
The National Intercollegiate Flying Association Announces SAFECON 2017 Results
14 May 2017
Columbus, OH – The National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) held the annual national Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON) in Columbus, OH at the Ohio State University Airport, May 9 to 14, 2017. Twenty-seven member schools were in attendance. Three hundred eighty-eight students competed under the direction of eighty-six coaches and advisors, ninety judges, and forty volunteers and airport staff. Six flight events, five ground events, and twelve individual and team events were contested.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott won the National Championship Trophy with 500 total points. Liberty University, Lynchburg received the historic Grover C. Loening Trophy. The American Airlines Safety Award was awarded to Liberty University, Lynchburg. Nick Moore of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott won the Top Pilot trophy with 93 total individual points.
About the NIFA: The National Intercollegiate Flying Association was formed for the purposes of developing and advancing aviation education; to promote, encourage and foster safety in aviation; to promote and foster communications and cooperation between aviation students, educators, educational institutions and the aviation industry; and to provide an arena for collegiate aviation competition. For media inquires, contact Adam Stiffler at email@example.com or visit us as nifa.aero.
SAFECON 2017, held 9 – 14 May 2017 at The Ohio State University Airport, hosted by The Ohio State University. Chief Judge Ryan Perrin, Associate Chief Judge Jared Testa, Senior Chief Judge Erich Hess.
- 2017 Power Off Detailed Results
- 2017 Short Field Detailed Results
- 2017 Navigation Event Scores (Coming Soon)
2017 SAFECON Video
We’re going to attempt to Facebook Live the SAFECON 2017 Awards Banquet. Join us around 6pm for the beginning of the awards (sometime post-dinner) on our Facebook page:
Check out the event and competition schedule for today, the sponsor spotlight, and photos from the landing events!
Here is today’s schedule, our daily sponsor spotlight and some photos from the cloudy day we had yesterday!
Check out today’s schedule, the sponsor spotlight, and some photos from the events on 05/10/2017!