Aviation safety issues and actions

Registered Operator's maintenance practices

Issue number: AO-2010-025-SI-03
Who it affects: Owners, operators and pilots of Victa Airtourer aircraft
Issue owner: Royal Aero Club of Southern Tasmania
Operation affected: Aviation: Maintenance
Background: Investigation Report AO-2010-025
Date: 14 December 2010

Safety issue description

The Registered Operator's maintenance control practices did not ensure compliance with all Airworthiness Directives.

Proactive Action

Action organisation: Royal Aero Club of Southern Tasmania
Action number: AO-2010-025-NSA-004
Date: 14 December 2010
Action status: Closed
The aircraft operator has created an ongoing list of the required airworthiness directives affecting each aircraft to facilitate compliance monitoring.

ATSB response:

The ATSB is satisfied that the safety action taken by the aircraft operator adequately addresses the safety issue.
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Status justification:

The operator has revised their process for ensuring that all airworthiness directives (AD) are completed on their aircraft by creating a list of required ADs so that they can in future minitor their compliance.

Last update 21 February 2014