US – National Transportation Safety Board News & Reports of the Week – 22 August 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 – 88

  • New reports released this week – 84
  • Revised reports released this week – 4

AVIATION PRELIM REPORTS RELEASED THIS WEEK – 40 – AVG LATENCY 108 DAYS

AVIATION FACTUAL REPORTS RELEASED THIS WEEK –44

  • Field Investigations (NTSB) – 1 (2%) – Avg Latency 347 Days After Event
  • Limited Investigations (delegated to FAA) – 18 (41%) – Avg Latency 461 Days After Event
  • Data collection reports (CA) – 23 (52%) – Avg Latency 61 Days After Event
  • Incident report (IA) – 1 (2%)
  • Other (public use, foreign, etc.) – 1 (2%)
  • Number of factual reports more than one year old issued this week – 9

REPORTS OF PROBABLE CAUSE RELEASED THIS WEEK – 81 NEW – 0 REVISED

SUMMARIES OF NEW REPORTS WEEK OF 8/15/14:

 SUMMARIES OF NEW REPORTS WEEK OF 8/22/14:

 

 

Flying Truths – 22 August 2014

The aircraft limits are only there in case there is another flight by that particular aircraft. If subsequent flights do not appear likely, there are no limits.

Aviation Axioms from Bob Besco – 22 August 2014

THE GREEN EAGLES’ CODE OF ETHICS

Encourage your Captain to chain smoke when off duty.

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