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October 26, 2009

Pilot In 2008 Fatal Accident Was Warned Not To Drive

NTSB Factual Report Shows Treatments For Macular Degeneration

The 86-year-old pilot of a Cessna 206 which crashed in 2008 killing all 6 occupants was warned not to drive a car due to his failing eyesight, medical records show. An NTSB Factual Report indicates he had not reported the problems on his most recent application for a medical certificate, which was dated May 4th, 2007.

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FAA's Broad-Based Proposal For SMS Challenged By AEA

Aircraft Electronics Association Submits Comments to FAA in Response to ANPR

The Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) submitted comments to the Federal Aviation Administration last week in response to the FAA's safety management systems proposed rulemaking. The AEA does not support the FAA's proposal to mandate an independent safety management system for maintenance organizations.

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Doug Ritter's Seminars May Prove Popular At AOPA Event

Information AND Over $5,000 In Door Prizes Will Be Offered

Doug Ritter, Chairman of the "Equipped To Survive Foundation," plans to give away three 406 MHz ELTs and four 406 MHz PLBs, as well as other valuable survival equipment, worth over $5000 at AOPA Aviation Summit in Tampa, Florida. 

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