Jump to Content

Pilots operating outside level of competence

Issue number: AO-2008-062-SI-02
Who it affects:
Issue owner: Heliwork WA Pty Ltd
Operation affected: Aviation: General aviation
Background: Investigation Report AO-2008-062
Date: 07 July 2010

Safety issue description

There was a lack of assurance that informal operator supervisory and experience-based policy, procedures and practices minimised the risk of pilots operating outside the individual pilot’s level of competence.

Safety Advisory Notice

Action number: AO-2008-062-SAN-098
Date: 07 July 2010
Action status: Closed

There was a lack of assurance that informal operator supervisory and experience-based policy, procedures and practices minimised the risk of pilots operating outside the individual pilot's level of competence.

Action taken by the ATSB

In response to this safety issue, the ATSB issues the following Safety Advisory Notice (SAN).

Safety advisory notice

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) draws the attention of all operators to the potential lack of assurance that informal operator supervisory and experience-based policy, procedures and practices minimise the risk of their pilots operating outside the individual pilot's level of competence. Operators are encouraged to consider the safety implications of this safety issue and take action where considered appropriate.

   
Current issue status: Partially addressed
Status justification: SAN-098 issued with final report to draw this to the attention of all operators. What the ioperators have since done is unknown
 
Share this page Comment
Last update 08 January 2014