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Fuel Handling & Storage

A Safety Sense Leaflet on fuel Handling and Storage has been published by the UKCAA which highlights areas of best practice and can provide a level of refresher training.

10 years of ASSI

ASSI began operation on April 1st 2003. Apart from the usual infelicity of choosing 1st April as a date for starting anything, it means that ASSI is now celebrating its 10th anniversary.

Check these out...

A round up of good information from other websites.

Lycoming O-540 engines

The Lycoming O-540-E4C5 engine is a popular choice amongst Territory aircraft owners and operators and is one of the engine types most commonly found on the Britten-Norman Islander and Trislander aircraft. Due to the varying climates that these engines operate in, there is always the possibility of wear and ultimate failure.

Aircraft/vehicle collisions prevention - we all have a part to play

There is some useful information on the Transport Canada website on many safety issues and this one caught our eye.

Introducing the New Overseas Territories Safety Bulletin

Air Safety Support International (ASSI) is launching this new bulletin which is available to all subscribers to Overseas Territories Safety Bulletin on-line. It will provide regular news on developments within ASSI and insights into current aviation safety challenges as they may affect our aviation community in the Overseas Territories (OT).
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