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Safety Action

Summary

Bureau of Air Safety Investigation safety action

The Bureau is currently conducting an occurrence data analysis of accidents and incidents between 1989 and 1998 resulting from fuel exhaustion and/or fuel starvation. The results of this analysis are due for release in mid-1999.

CASA safety action

The March 1998 edition of CASA's quarterly journal "Flight Safety Australia", contained an article titled "Running on empty - too many pilots are running out of fuel". The article explored some of the underlying factors of fuel-related occurrences and provided advice to pilots on fuel planning and monitoring.

 
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