Safety Overview

Read and learn. These safety resources published and assembled by COPA volunteers provide you with materials that can help answer your questions, reinforce your commitment to safety, and enhance your safe flying.


Safety Programs

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Fatal Accident Rate for Cirrus Aircraft

Past 12 months: 0.84

In the past 12 months, there have been 8 accidents in approximately 950,000 flight hours — a rate of 0.84.

How it Compares to General Aviation

What is CAPS?

Cirrus Airframe Parachue System (CAPS) provides an additional level of safety for the Cirrus Design SR2X fleet.

Learn How It Works

84 CAPS Saves

As of May 15, 2019, the Cirrus Airframe Parachue System (CAPS) has contributed to 84 saves.

See CAPS Event History