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January/February 2020 issue of FAA Safety Briefing

FAA & FAASTeam News - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 12:51

Good day everyone!

Please see our new January/February 2020 issue of FAA Safety Briefing available online at https://www.faa.gov/news/safety_briefing.

In this issue, we focus on how to better "Know Your Aircraft."

Feature articles cover each major section of an aircraft, highlighting the many design, performance and structural variations you’ll likely see and how they affect your flying.

We’ll also take a fresh look at understanding aircraft energy management.

As always, please help us get the word out. See below for more details. Thank you!

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Calling All Female AMTs and Pilots - The Master Mechanic and Master Pilots Awards Program Wants You!

FAA & FAASTeam News - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:54

Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award The FAA Safety Team is encouraging all female pilots and AMTs who have at least 50 years experience to apply for the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award and the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award. We will be honoring these amazing women at ceremonies during Sun 'n Fun April 2020 and EAA AirVenture July 2020.  Space is limited so apply early for either event. 

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November - December issue of FAA Safety Briefing is now available

FAA & FAASTeam News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 09:29
Threat and Error Management

The November/December 2019 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the concept of resource management and error mitigation techniques in the aviation environment.

Feature articles focus on threat and error management and highlight the importance of sound crew and single pilot resource management. We’ll also look at ways flight data monitoring can help you steer clear of errors and learn from your mistakes.

Feature Articles Good Decisions on the Fly: Putting TEM on Your Safety Team CRM: The Magic of Using All Available Resources (And the Misery of Trying to Go It Alone) You Never Roam Alone! Putting Single Pilot Resource Management to Work Welcome to the Information Age: General Aviation Enters the Next Era

 

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Advanced Preflight After Maintenance

FAA & FAASTeam News - Mon, 09/30/2019 - 14:28

The GAJSC and the NTSB have determined that a significant number of general aviation fatalities could be avoided if pilots were to conduct more thorough preflight inspections of aircraft that have just been returned to service.

As the final authority for your aircraft’s fitness for flight, it's important you know how to properly preflight your aircraft after maintenance. Enhancing your relationship with both your aircraft’s history and your mechanic are both critical components of an advanced preflight.

For tips on how to conduct an advanced preflight after maintenance, check out our #FlySafe fact sheet.

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