Recommendation R20020177

Recommendation issued to: Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Recommendation details
Output No: R20020177
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 place greater emphasis on the hazards of low-level flight through thunderstorms and on the effect of windshear encounter during initial and periodic recurrent training programs for all pilots.

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:

The Authority acknowledges the intent of recommendations R20020175 and R20020177. It addresses the matters raised in these recommendations through its education programs. A meteorological module is included in the Authority's programs. For example, a module called WeatherWise is included in the Flight Safety Roadshows. It covers a wide range of adverse weather situations including thunderstorms and microbursts and emphasises the importance of pre-flight weather briefings.

Last update 03 April 2012