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03
Oct

Airworthiness has limits – GA-8 Crash

A key issue for the investigation into this tragic accident, which killed 9, will be whether the aircraft broke up in flight because the aircraft’s loading or flying exceeded the type’s certified limits.
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02
Oct

FAA Aviation MX Human Factors Quarterly Newsletter

FAA Aviation MX Human Factors Quarterly Click here  – September Edition The September edition of the FAA MX Fatigue news letter this quarter includes: WHAT AVIATION LEADERS CAN DO TO FIX SAFETY AND QUALITY PROBLEMS – Dr. Marc Szepan Four leadership best practices – the Four A’s – for fixing safety and quality problems. HOW DOES A GOLDEN BOLT REDUCE FOD?...
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30
Sep

ICAO Assembly Meeting

John Vincent, IFA CEO is currently in Montreal attending the ICAO Assembley meetings, "I am grateful to be accepted as an observer to this important international event in the aviation calendar".
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26
Sep

Cessna 210 Crash – Metal fatigue still an insidious threat

The right wing of the modified Cessna 210 failed in flight, from metal fatigue in the main spar carry-through structure. It’s another example of metal fatigue still being an insidious airworthiness threat, even (especially?) for aircraft types with a long service history.
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26
Sep

CAA UK – P66 License holders may be affected by Brexit

If you are a Licensed Engineer and have an EASA Part-66 Licence issued by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), be sure to check the guidance on whether you will be eligible to work on European Union (EU) Member State registered aircraft in the event of a no-deal Brexit. 
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23
Sep

FAA Updates on Boeing 737 MAX

Link to the FAA website to read the latest updates as FAA and Technical Experts meet with Safety Regulators to Continue discussions on Boeing 737MAX.
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11
Sep

IFA Scholarship winner attended IATA Course

The 2019 IFA Scholarship winner, Raphael Rogers who was nominated by long standing IFA member, The Art Williams and Henry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School in Guyana has just returned from attending the IATA Airline Safety Investigation course held in Montreal, Canada. Raphael has messaged – ‘I am grateful for the chance to be able to attend such a course. It...
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11
Sep

ATSB Report on Undetected engine thrust reverser deactivation

The ATSB is highlighting the importance of following procedures after a lockout pin was not removed after maintenance, which resulted in an Airbus A320’s left engine thrust reverser not activating when selected on landing. The Airbus A320 had undergone overnight maintenance in Adelaide before departing for Gold Coast Airport, on the morning of 18 December 2017, operating as a scheduled...
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05
Sep

EASA publishes changes to Continuing Airworthiness Regulations

EASA has published changes to the Continuing Airworthiness Regulations that officially introduce the concept of Safety Management.
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05
Sep

FAA & EASA issue Airworthiness Directive(AD) on A380

FAA & EASA Issue ADs on Engine Alliance engines that power Airbus A380s after the discovery that a failed GP7200 engine showed a fracture in the fan hub.
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