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Failures upon re-entry into atmosphere create wide fields of debris in well-traveled airways
Gaining approval for kits is not straight forward and they have previously had to be provided from the U.S.
Its integral health monitoring (IHM) proximity sensors can detect when a sensor has been damaged or otherwise affected.
Last year, 37 people died in 30 crashes of GA airplanes, microlights and helicopters, compared with 64 deaths in 46 mishaps in 2015.
The issue arose when FSDOs had differing interpretations of FAR 135.163(f), which outlines electrical power requirements for single-engine aircraft.
There are steps operators can take to help ensure the safety of their aircraft when it's out of their hands.
Action stems from NTSB safety recommendation outlined in its final report of the GIV that crashed on takeoff from Massachusett’s Bedford-Hanscom Field.
The InFO was prompted by a Hawker 800A that crashed while attempting a go-around more than 17 seconds after touchdown on a 5,500-foot runway.
The pilot and five passengers on board were not injured during the mishap.
Thus far only four locations worldwide have reached Stage II of the voluntary SMS-based set of industry best practices for ground handling providers.