Recommendation R20010050

Recommendation issued to: Saab Aircraft AB

Recommendation details
Output No: R20010050
Date issued: 01 March 2001
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

'The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that Saab advise operators that use of autopilot modes that do not include IAS mode will not afford protection against penetration of the required stall margins.

Initial response
Date issued: 30 August 2005
Response from: Saab Aircraft AB
Action status: Closed - Accepted
Response text:

In both AFM and AOM published by Saab Aircraft AB it is advised about using IAS mode when being in icing condition with ice on the airframe, see appendix 2. In 1991 an Operational Bulletin was issued about this and later incorporated in AOM.

Last update 01 April 2011