Aviation Safety Letter: Issue 1/2020
The Aviation Safety Letter (ASL) is going through some changes. Previously, the ASL was only available in PDF, but starting with issue 3/2019, it’s now also available in HTML. This change makes it easier to share articles with others—but more importantly, will make it easier to search for specific topics.
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Staying safe, working together, TC measures and response.
Aircraft global positioning system (GPS), audio-visual caution, warning information, helicopters operators operating at night in IMC.
Reporting and analysis of accidents, pilot operating handbook (POH), best practices guides: cross-country flight, maintenance and operations.
VFR landing accidents in GA, failing to achieve a stabilized approach, proper go-around, TC flight test guide—Private pilot licence—Aeroplane.
Flight instructor safety award presented to Mr. Jack Proctor of Seneca College School of Aviation.
Visual flight rules flight into deteriorating weather and collision with terrain—TSB final report A17P0170
Mooney M20D aircraft, mountainous terrain, search-and-rescue services delayed. (See PDF for condensed version)
Robinson Helicopter Company R66, adequate visual reference to the ground, night VFR, flight plan. (See PDF for condensed version)
Ski-equipped Piper J3C-65 aircraft, VFR flight, maintaining aircraft, restraint system, baggage and cargo properly secured. (See PDF for condensed version)
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