Aviation safety issues and actions

Regulator guidance

Issue number: AO-2020-002-SI-02
Issue owner: Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Transport function: Aviation: Air transport
Background: Investigation Report AO-2020-002
Issue release date: 01 September 2021
Current issue status: Closed – Adequately addressed
Issue status justification:

The revised advisory publication includes detail on the hazardous effect of rainfall on aeroplane braking.

Safety issue description

Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) advisory publications did not include information regarding the potential for reduction in braking performance resulting from active rainfall.

Proactive action

Action number: AO-2020-002-PSA-02
Action organisation: Civil Aviation Safety Organisation
Date: 01 October 2020
Action status: Closed

In October 2020 CASA published an updated version of Civil Aviation Advisory Publication 235‑05, which included a section on operating in very wet conditions. This advisory publications also referred to the safety alert published by the FAA.

Last update 01 September 2021