The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) today announced the first major renovation to its Safety 1st line service training program since it went online in 2008, with the launch of the all-new NATA Safety 1st Training Center. The web-based program is based on specific input from the organization’s members and users.
The July/August 2019 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on aviation safety culture. Feature articles focus on what a sound safety culture is and explore ways you can integrate those principles into your everyday flying and airman duties. We’ll also look at the many FAA and industry tools available to help you build your own personal safety culture.
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The Aviation MX Human Factors Newsletter is written by maintenance human factors professionals dedicated to identifying and optimizing the factors that affect human performance in maintenance and inspection. June 2019 edition.
Airworthiness Alert-Cessna 177 and 210 Aircraft Notice Number: NOTC9552
On May 26, 2019, a Cessna Model T210M airplane operating in Australia suffered an in-flight separation of the right wing, resulting in a fatal accident. Preliminary investigation of the accident indicated that the wing fractured due to fatigue cracking inboard of the wing attachment lugs. The fatigue cracking started at a small corrosion pit on the lower surface of the lower carry-thru spar cap.
The Aircraft Electronics Association's Educational Foundation announced the names of the individuals who were awarded scholarships worth more than $100,000 for the 2019-20 academic year. The individual recipients are as follows:
The bowling ally at the airbase where I served in the US Navy was and excellent divergent from the long hours of maintaining our squadrons aircraft and performing daily watches. It was an old facility without an automatic pin reset system. An individual was behind the scene repetitively setting up the next course of bowling pins.
Washington, DC, June 11, 2019 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today, in conjunction with an industry-led working group, has released recommendations for aircraft operators, fixed-base operators (FBOs), fuel suppliers and other stakeholders to mitigate the possibility of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) contamination in jet fuel.