Windshear warning systems
Date issue released
Safety Issue Description

Coulson Aviation fleet of C-130 aircraft were not fitted with a windshear detection system, which increased the risk of a windshear encounter and/or delayed response to a windshear encounter during low level operations.

Issue number
Issue Status
Open – Safety action pending
Transport Function
Aviation: General aviation
Issue Owner
Coulson Aviation
Mode of Transport
Issue Status Justification

To be advised

Safety recommendation
Action number
Coulson Aviation
Action date
Action Status
Action description

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that Coulson Aviation further consider the fitment of a windshear detection system to their C-130 aircraft to minimise the time taken for crews to recognise and respond to an encounter particularly when operating at low-level and low speed.