Recommendation R20020175

Recommendation issued to: Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Recommendation details
Output No: R20020175
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 the Civil Aviation Safety Authority ensure that operators increase the emphasis in their initial and periodic recurrent training programs on the effective use of all available sources of weather information, such as pre-flight meteorological briefings, ATIS broadcasts, controller-provided reports, airborne weather radar, and visual observations, and provide detailed guidance to pilots regarding the degradation on aircraft performance during flight through intense convective weather, and operational decisions involving takeoff and landing operations which could expose a flight to hazardous weather conditions.

Initial response
Date issued: 26 March 2003
Response from: Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Action status: Closed - Accepted
Response text:

The following response dated 22 March 2003 was received from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority:

CASA acknowledges the intent of this recommendation and advises that while this is normal practice within the industry, the Authority will consider including an article on this topic in a future edition of the Flight Safety Australia magazine.

CASA advised 25 March 2004 that an article would be included in the May-June issue of Flight Safety.

Last update 03 April 2012