MEDICAL CERTIFICATE - To be provided by a registered medical practitioner holding at least MBBS
Air Safety Circular no. 3 of 2015 dated 27th November 2015 have been issued along with attached reporting form.
Air operators are advised to ensure that the form is filled up by their crew and forwarded to DGCA with a copy to Executive Director ATM of AAI.
For more info ..Reporting of Air Traffic Related Incident
FAA issued SAIB on 20th November advises general aviation pilots and operators of concerns with the use of noise cancelling headsets. In many cases, pilots are using the noise cancelling headsets as supplementary equipment during operations. When wearing these headsets, the pilot may be unaware of environmental sounds and audible warning annunciations in the cockpit that do not come through the intercom system.
For Details Refer - Noise Cancelling Headsets
The Indian voluntary and confidential reporting system is already defined in the AIC 03 of 2015. However, this Air Safety Circular gives further detailed guidelines on filing of a voluntary report. The key objective of VRS is to enhance aviation safety through the collection of reports on actual or potential safety deficiencies that would otherwise not be reported through other channels.
ASC 2 of 2015
FAA recommend to visually inspect and confirm their findings using eddy current on the affected Cessna models utilizing aft fin attachment fitting, part numbers 0431009-1/-2/-3, for cracks and corrosion. This should be done repetitively at 100 hours intervals following inspection procedures described in the applicable Cessna SID located in the table of SIDs. For More info....
When a Primary Flight Display (PFD) is replaced it is important the new unit is installed into the Multi-Functional Display (MFD) position of the instrument panel first. This step is necessary to prevent loss of existing data already on the PFD configuration module. The data is used for calibration and configuring of the new unit.
For More info Step for replacing a PDF
Component 1.0 Safety Policy and Objectives
Element 1.1 Safety Policy
Element 1.2 Management Commitment and Safety Accountabilities
Element 1.3 Key Safety Personnel
Element 1.4 Emergency Preparedness and Response
Element 1.5 SMS Documentation and Records
Component 2.0 Safety Risk Management (SRM)
Element 2.1 Hazard Identification and Analysis
Process 2.1.1 System Description and Task Analysis
Process 2.1.2 Identify Hazards
Element 2.2 Risk Assessment and Control
Process 2.2.1 Analyze Safety Risk
Process 2.2.2 Assess Safety Risk
Process 2.2.3 Control/Mitigate Safety Risk
Component 3.0 Safety Assurance
Element 3.1 Safety Performance Monitoring and Measurement
Process 3.1.1 Continuous Monitoring
Process 3.1.2 Internal Audits by Operational Departments
Process 3.1.3 Internal Evaluation
Process 3.1.4 External Auditing of the SMS
Process 3.1.5 Investigation
Process 3.1.6 Employee Reporting and Feedback System
Process 3.1.7 Analysis of Data
Process 3.1.8 System Assessment
Element 3.2 Management of Change
Element 3.3 Continuousw Improvement
Process 3.3.1 Preventive/Corrective Action
Process 3.3.2 Management Review
Component 4.0 Safety Promotion
Element 4.1 Competencies and Training
Process 4.1.1 Personnel Expectations (Competence)
Process 4.1.2 Training.
Element 4.2 Communication and Awareness