SAFETY SPOT INDEX 2019

 

January : Fatigue, design tweaks, tailplane loss, re-rigging and Pitts special

 

February : Tailplane corrosion, creating a TMS, importance of following the ‘drill’ & nosewheel damage

 

April : Airworthiness Information Leaflets, corrosion and Chobert rivets

 

May: Seat belts, defective control systems and the importance of inspections

 

June : Safety harnesses, aircraft checklists and gyroplane blades

 

October : Remember to check for ‘gotchas’ that autumnal weather may throw up before putting your aircraft away

 

November : The importance of three routine inspections – the A Check,
the Deep Inspections of the TMS and Scheduled Inspection

 

December : Issues concerning Jodel DR100 series seat frame fracture problems and Alpi pioneer primary control attachment points