US – National Transportation Safety Board News – 15 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 – 6

AVIATION SAFETY RECOMMENDATION LETTERS ISSUED THIS WEEK – 0

AVIATION MISHAP REPORTS ISSUED THIS WEEK – 70

  • New reports released this week – 68
  • Revised reports released this week – 2

AVIATION PRELIM REPORTS RELEASED THIS WEEK – 29 – AVG LATENCY 24 DAYS

AVIATION FACTUAL REPORTS RELEASED THIS WEEK – 34

  • Field Investigations (NTSB) – 5 (15%) – Avg Latency 780 Days After Event
  • Limited Investigations (delegated to FAA) – 9 (26%) – Avg Latency 611 Days After Event
  • Data collection reports (CA) – 19 (56%) – Avg Latency 72 Days After Event
  • Incident report (IA) – 0 (0%)
  • Other (public use, foreign, etc.) – 1 (3%)
  • Number of factual reports more than one year old issued this week – 14

REPORTS OF PROBABLE CAUSE RELEASED THIS WEEK – 6 NEW – 0 REVISED

SUMMARIES OF NEW REPORTS:

 

Flying Truths – 15 September 2014

Forget all that stuff about lift, gravity, thrust and drag. An airplane flies because of money. If God had meant man to fly, He’d have given him more money.

Aviation Axioms from Bob Besco – 15 September 2014

THE GREEN EAGLES’ CODE OF ETHICS

Don’t make better landings than your Captain
until the last trip of the month.

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