Recommendation R20020170

Recommendation issued to: AirServices Australia, AirServices AustraliaAirServices Australia

Recommendation details
Output No: R20020170
Date issued: 20 September 2002
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

Safety Recommendation

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that Airservices Australia increase the emphasis in its controller training programs to ensure that all appropriate sources of weather information, such as meteorological forecasts, controller observations, radar information, and pilot reports are provided to flight crews.

Initial response
Date issued: 04 February 2003
Response from: AirServices Australia
Action status: Open
Response text:

The following response dated 29 January 2003 was received from Airservices Australia:

It is believed that current procedures already adequately cover the issues identified in the recommendation, however a Review of controller weather training will be undertaken by ATCC and upgrade action taken as required.

Further correspondence
Date issued: 16 April 2004
Response from: AirServices AustraliaAirServices Australia
Response status: Closed - Accepted
Response text:

The following response dated 13 April 2004 was received from Airservices Australia:

This recommendation has been addressed in the refresher training module referenced above (developed in response to R20020168).

Last update 03 April 2012