Archive for July, 2015

Jim Hamilton – LB Owens Completes third annual FOD Audit

July 23, 2015

On behalf of the aviation industry in the Palmetto State, the South Carolina Aviation Safety Council HATES Foreign Object Debris (FOD)! An effective FOD-management program is simple… Too simple… See / pick up / dispose / repeat In fact, it’s so simple, that it routinely falls below everyone’s notice and this basic aspect of effective […]

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Pilot Education WINGS Credits Sessions at SEAE 2015

July 1, 2015

By Leo R. Berube, Board of Directors – SC Aviation Safety Council, FAASTeam Representative, Aviation Safety Counselor, MEI Palmetto Airmen attended six dynamic aviation safety presentations at the 2015 Southeast Aviation Expo held June 27 – 28, 2015 and hosted by Greenwood County Airport (KGRD) in Greenwood, South Carolina. As a result, over 130 licensed […]

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FAA Requests Comments on Glider Transponder Requirements

July 1, 2015

The FAA is requesting comments on the removal of the current exception for gliders from the transponder requirement for aircraft in the National Airspace System (NAS). This is part of an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) that is being conducted in response to recommendations from members of Congress and the NTSB. For more information […]

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FAA Posts Second Video in New Safety Information Video Series

July 1, 2015

June 30- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has posted the second video designed to further enhance airport safety. Entitled The 2015 Wildlife Hazard Management and Strike Reporting Update, the video outlines the benefits of wildlife hazard strike reporting and how airport operators use the information to reduce wildlife strikes at airports. The video also discusses […]

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