Aviation safety issues and actions
Recommendation issued to: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
|Date issued:||03 July 2002|
|Safety action status:|
|Background:||Why this Recommendation was developed|
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that the US Federal Aviation Administration ensure the adequacy of the maintenance requirements for calibration, functional test and return to service of barometric pressure switches used to activate cabin altitude alerting systems in pressurised aircraft engaged in the carriage of fare paying passengers and type certificated in the United States.
|Date issued:||30 July 2002|
|Response from:||Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)|
This recommendation placed in MONITOR status after receipt of
the following initial response from the FAA on 30 July 2002.