Aviation safety issues and actions
Recommendation issued to: Civil Aviation Safety Authority
|Date issued:||13 August 2001|
|Safety action status:|
|Background:||Why this Recommendation was developed|
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, in conjunction with appropriate specialist organisations, develop and promulgate requirements that specify which fuel cylinder fittings are suitable for use in balloons, and suitable configurations for those fittings.
|Date issued:||04 March 2002|
|Response from:||Civil Aviation Safety Authority|
|Action status:||Closed - Accepted|
I refer to Air Safety Occurrence Report 200101065 on the
accident involving V-77 (Viva) Cameron Balloon, VH-LPO, which
occurred in Evatt, ACT on 10 March 2001. Please accept my apologies
for the delay in my reply.
As at 14 February 2008, the proposed changes to CASRs Parts 31 and 115M have not been completed; however, in light of the undertaking provided above the ATSB reclassifies the response as Closed-Accepted