Tag Archives: Tool Control FOD

06Dec/18

Airbus A320 Family of Aircraft Engine Fan Cowl Door Loss Incidents Timelines

November 30, 2018, an Airbus A320-214 operated by Frontier Airlines lost the fan cowl doors of engine no.2 upon takeoff from Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, Nevada, USA. This incident was at least the 45thRead More…

27Nov/18

Forgotten Tools Equal FOD Accidents, SA226 N158WA

Lost Tool FODs Propeller Blade, Penetrating Turboprop’s Fuselage (SA226 N158WA) On 20 March 2017, during a pre-dawn take off for a single pilot positioning flight from Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field (BOI), Idaho,Read More…

12Nov/18

IHST Global Safety Survey

IHST (International Helicopter Safety Team) Safety Survey The IHST’s regional teams have analyzed over 1,000 helicopter accidents and determined that the following four areas offer the best opportunities to prevent helicopter accidents:Read More…

12Nov/18

FAASafety.gov, (Follow Procedures The Buck Stops Here) Safety Course

FAASafety.gov  (Follow Procedures The Buck Stops Here) Safety Course The minimum compliance standard in aviation is zero violations. However, while industry personnel understand the importance of using and following written technical procedures; notRead More…

24Oct/18

EASA sets new safety goal 2018

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has set a new objective for helicopter safety in its jurisdiction – a 50 percent improvement within the next 10 years. While that goal has yetRead More…