Tag Archives: Tool Control FOD


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…


Auxiliary Power Unit Battery Fire 2013

Original post courtesy of NTSB.gov on January 7, 2013 Executive Summary On January 7, 2013, about 1021 eastern standard time, smoke was discovered by cleaning personnel in the aft cabin of aRead More…


FOD Incident Rotor Blade Tool Control

Original post courtesy of Aerossurance.com on May 19, 2016 The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has just issued a report on an incident where a helicopter’s rotor blades were damaged during start up byRead More…