The July/August 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on airman preparedness. Articles explore procedures, techniques, and equipment that can help you stay ahead of the aviation safety curve and prepare for the unexpected.
Among the feature articles in this issue include:
- “What Would MacGyver Do?” – a look into aviation survival equipment (p. 10);
- “Defensive Flying” – being prepared for the unexpected (p. 14); and
- “Beyond the Checklist” – little things that can make a big difference when it comes to safety (p. 17)
Other features cover the ins and outs of emergency locator transmitters (p. 19) as well as this year’s National General Aviation Award Winners (p. 24). Those attending AirVenture this year will also find a schedule of FAA Safety forums on page 6.
The issue’s Checklist department (p. 17) covers NTSB’s list of Safety Alerts for general aviation and Angle of Attack introduces the GAJSC’s new Safety Enhancement outreach program. Vertically Speaking (p. 30) covers bird strike risk reduction, while Nuts, Bolts, and Electrons (p. 27) looks at the benefits of cleanliness and organization in the hangar.
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