Recommendation R20020103

Recommendation issued to: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Recommendation details
Output No: R20020103
Date issued: 03 July 2002
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

Safety Recommendation

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.

Initial response
Date issued: 30 July 2002
Response from: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Action status: Monitor
Response text:

This recommendation placed in MONITOR status after receipt of the following initial response from the FAA on 30 July 2002. :

The Office of Accident Investigation is in receipt of your recommendations regarding "Cabin Barometric Pressure Switches."

Your recommendations have been forwarded to the appropriate office for response, which is normally 90 days. Your recommendations have been identified, as 02.216 and 02.217 inquiries should reference these numbers.

You will be kept informed as to the progress and final resolution of your submission.

Last update 03 April 2012