US – National Transportation Safety Board News – 22 September 2014

A summary of this weeks activity and downloadable files of new reports published by the self-proclaimed, “world’s premier independent agency for accident investigation.”

PRESS RELEASES ISSUED THIS WEEK – 2

AVIATION SAFETY RECOMMENDATION LETTERS ISSUED THIS WEEK – 0

AVIATION MISHAP REPORTS ISSUED THIS WEEK – 64

  • New reports released this week – 62
  • Revised reports released this week – 2

AVIATION PRELIM REPORTS RELEASED THIS WEEK – 33 – AVG LATENCY 33 DAYS

AVIATION FACTUAL REPORTS RELEASED THIS WEEK – 22

  • Field Investigations (NTSB) – 1 (5%) – Avg Latency 780 Days After Event
  • Limited Investigations (delegated to FAA) – 8 (36%) – Avg Latency 460 Days After Event
  • Data collection reports (CA) – 13 (59%) – Avg Latency 92 Days After Event
  • Incident report (IA) – 0 (0%)
  • Other (public use, foreign, etc.) – 0 (0%)
  • Number of factual reports more than one year old issued this week – 7

REPORTS OF PROBABLE CAUSE RELEASED THIS WEEK – 9 NEW – 0 REVISED

SUMMARIES OF NEW REPORTS:

 

 

Flying Truths – 22 September 2014

You know you have a problem –
When the flight engineer says “based on my experience”
When the copilot says “I’ve got a great idea”
When the Captain says “watch this”

Aviation Axioms from Bob Besco – 22 September 2014

THE GREEN EAGLES’ CODE OF ETHICS

When you upgrade to Captain, you must be able to:
1. Accept the responsibility for being right ALL of the time.
2. Compensate for the inept, inexperienced and disrespectful copilots.

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