In this issue

The Role of the Regulator and the Responsibility of Industry

We all have our part to play in a complex aviation environment which has many hazards and it is important to understand the role of the regulator and the responsibilities of industry in working for a safer environment.

Wingtip clearance & knowing the turning radius of your aircraft

A recent accident report highlighted the importance of knowing the turning radius of your aircraft.

RFFS Aircraft Charts

Do your fire fighters know their way round the aircraft types at your aerodrome?

Check these out

A round up of good information from other websites.

Use of Brakes in Light Aeroplanes

This is issued to remind operators and pilots of the importance of using appropriate braking techniques in light aeroplanes.

EASA requirements on Third Country Operators

EASA has adopted a proposal for an EU Commission Regulation on Third Country Operators (TCO) and its final adoption and publication is expected before the end of this year.

Flying with gadgets

The Dos and Don'ts of using mobile phones and electronic devices on board aircraft.


In the last issue we included a link to the UK CAA's GA Safety Sense leaflet on fuel handling and storage. One reader provided some useful feedback on the content of this leaflet which we have passed on to the CAA.
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