US – National Transportation Safety Board News – 15 October 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 – 3

AVIATION SAFETY RECOMMENDATION LETTERS ISSUED THIS WEEK – 0

AVIATION MISHAP REPORTS ISSUED THIS WEEK – 124

  • New reports released this week – 118
  • Revised reports released this week – 6

AVIATION PRELIM REPORTS RELEASED THIS WEEK – 29 – AVG LATENCY 16 DAYS

AVIATION FACTUAL REPORTS RELEASED THIS WEEK – 28

  • Field Investigations (NTSB) – 3 (11%) – Avg Latency 413 Days After Event
  • Limited Investigations (delegated to FAA) – 8 (29%) – Avg Latency 273 Days After Event
  • Data collection reports (CA) – 16 (57%) – Avg Latency 78 Days After Event
  • Incident report (IA) – 1 (3%)
  • 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 – 65 NEW – 0 REVISED

SUMMARIES OF NEW REPORTS:

 

 

Flying Truths – 15 October 2014

Son, you’re going to have to make up your mind about growing up and becoming a pilot. You can’t do both.

Aviation Axioms from Bob Besco – 15 October 2014

THE GREEN EAGLES’ CODE OF ETHICS

Always walk to the right and one pace behind the Captain,
particularly when stepping off the curb into traffic.
Remember in England, you should walk to his left rear.

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