NTSB Issues Safety Alerts Focusing on Improving General Aviation Safety for Pilots and Mechanics

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board today issued four Safety Alerts to general aviation pilots and mechanics highlighting safety issues identified in several recent accident investigations.

Three of the safety alerts are geared towards pilots and address mountain flying skills and survival equipment considerations; transition training before flying an unfamiliar aircraft with different flight characteristics or avionics; and performing thorough and advanced preflight checks on aircraft that have just received flight control or trim system maintenance. The Safety Alert aimed at mechanics discusses flight control and trim system misrigging problems.

NTSB Issues Safety Alerts Focusing on Improving General Aviation Safety for Pilots and Mechanics.

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