Aviation Safety Letter - Issue 4/2013

 

 

In this Issue...

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A Short Story About “Hole Hopping”

Shoulder Harnesses and Seat Belts—Double Click for Safety

The Danger of Laser Strikes—Increasing in Power and Frequency

A Diamond in the Rough

Flying Under the Radar—Private Helicopters

Carburetor Icing Likely Cause of Downed Piston Helicopter

On Maintenance Errors

FAAST Tips on Maintenance—Older General Aviation Aircraft

TSB Final Report Summaries

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Learn from the mistakes of others;
you'll not live long enough to make them all yourself...

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Sécurité aérienne — Nouvelles est la version française de cette publication.

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada,
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ISSN: 0709-8103
TP 185E

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