Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms,
names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that
populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed
wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.
Aero-Terms should serve as a quick but intriguing reminder of
the terms you may use every day, or an introduction to an aspects
of the Aero-World you may not yet be familiar with. ANN also
encourages readers to go beyond the FMI link, and further research
any intriguing terms.
A Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) is an information tool that
alerts, educates, and makes recommendations to the aviation
community. This community includes air carrier certificate holders,
fractional ownership program managers, and 14 CFR Part 142 training
Each SAFO contains important safety information and may contain
recommended actions. SAFO content should be especially valuable to
air carriers in meeting their statutory duty to provide service
with the highest possible degree of safety in the public interest.
The information and recommendations in a SAFO are often time