Aviation safety issues and actions

Registered Operator's maintenance practices

Issue number: AO-2010-025-SI-03
Who it affects: Owners, operators and pilots of Victa Airtourer aircraft
Issue owner: Royal Aero Club of Southern Tasmania
Transport function: Aviation: Maintenance
Background: Investigation Report AO-2010-025
Issue release date: 14 December 2010
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Issue status justification:

The operator has revised their process for ensuring that all airworthiness directives (AD) are completed on their aircraft by creating a list of required ADs so that they can in future minitor their compliance.

Safety issue description

The Registered Operator's maintenance control practices did not ensure compliance with all Airworthiness Directives.

Proactive Action

Action number: AO-2010-025-NSA-004
Action organisation: Royal Aero Club of Southern Tasmania
Date: 14 December 2010
Action status: Closed
The aircraft operator has created an ongoing list of the required airworthiness directives affecting each aircraft to facilitate compliance monitoring.

ATSB comment:

The ATSB is satisfied that the safety action taken by the aircraft operator adequately addresses the safety issue.
Last update 21 February 2014