Safety Briefing Feb 2010. Overview. February Sentinel MN Wing Safety incidents Safety Awards. Safety Alert. A new process has been put into place to ensure high risk items are communicated
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Safety BriefingFeb 2010
COLD WEATHER AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS
As a result of winter operations across most of the United States with below normal temperatures within the Southeastern U.S. and Hard Freeze Warnings that continue along the Gulf Coast from east TX to central FL, ALL CAP Units are reminded to observe COLD WEATHER AIRCRAFT OPERATION PROCEDURES.
Please review the attached FAA Advisory Circular # 91-13C for additional Information. Additionally ALL Aircrews should review and brief emergency procedures related to fire during start-up which has heightened risk due to cold temperatures. Cold weather procedures within the Pilot Operating Handbook/Aircraft Flight Manual (POH/AFM) of aircraft operated should be observed unless a known CAP regulation is more restrictive.
AFFECTED PERSONNEL: ALL CONUS & ALASKA WINGS
AFFECTED PERSONNEL: ALL FLIGHT CREWS (PILOTS, OBSERVERS, SCANNERS)
PUBLISHED: January 12, 2010
REFERENCES: CAPR 60-1, AIRCRAFT POH/AFM, FAA ADVISORY CIRCULAR # 91-13C
Please advise the National Safety Team with any questions or concerns at
[email protected] Report ALL Incidents using an online FORM 78.
AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION DATABASE ERROR
In accordance with a recent Honeywell Safety Bulletin a GPS database release by Jeppesen, Cycle 1001 databases (effective date 14-Jan-2010, that contains incorrect Dynamic Magnetic Variations for all terminal and en-route waypoint records, it is imperative that incorrect databases NOT be used for arrival, departure, or approach operations. Any of the following databases that contain incorrect data MUST be corrected before use:
1. Cycle 1001 databases downloaded from Wingman Services prior to January 12, 2010.
2. Cycle 1001 databases on programmed media and received prior to January 12, 2010.
GPS databases affected are and may be operated in member owned aircraft: KLN35A, KLN88, KLN89, KLN89B, KLN90, KLN90A, KLN90B, KLN94, KLX 100, KLX135, KLX135A, KLN900
CAP operates this GPS equipment: KLN89, KLN89B, KLN94
Applicable maintenance support has been notified; however it is the flight crew’s responsibility to ensure their database has been updated prior to flight conditions where these GPS systems are required. Flight of CAP aircraft into conditions relying on GPS navigation equipment without the proper updated GPS programming is PROHIBITED IAW CAPR 60-1.
AFFECTED WINGS WITH CAP AIRCRAFT: AK, AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, KY, LA, ME, MS, NC, ND, NY, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, WI
AFFECTED WINGS WITH MEMBER OWNED AIRCRAFT: ALL
AFFECTED CAP AIRCRAFT by N#: N914CP, N430CP, N431CP, N904CP, N924CP, N901CP, N918CP, N995CP, N425CP, N909CP, N922CP, N990CP, N426CP, N919CP, N996CP, N987CP, N986CP, N983CP, N994CP, N427CP, N925CP, N916CP, N991CP, N907CP, N927CP, N917CP, N906CP, N981CP, N926CP, N993CP, N905CP, N428CP, N979CP, N982CP, N984CP, N985CP, N910CP, N429CP
AFFECTED DUTY POSITIONS: ALL FLIGHT CREWS (PILOTS, OBSERVERS, SCANNERS)
PUBLISHED: January 19, 2010
REFERENCES: CAPR 60-1, HONEYWELL SAFETY BULLETIN
Please advise the National Safety Team with any questions or concerns at [email protected] Report ALL Incidents using an online FORM 78.
Civil Air Patrol Safety – U.S. Air Force Auxiliary
This is your last reminder to submit for your Mishap Free Certificates through your wing safety officers. March 15th, 2010 is the cut-off. There will be no submissions accepted after the cut-off date. Please forward your requests to [email protected]