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02.06.17 | 9:30 PM

Aviation MX Human Factors

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01.05.17 | 7:22 PM

January/February 2017 FAA Safety Briefing

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12.20.16 | 10:14 PM

Is a mechanic or maintenance facility responsible for maintaining my aircraft in an airworthy condition?

 Nuts, Bolts, and Electrons: Airworthiness Directives— GA maintenance i

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12.08.16 | 11:15 PM

Maintainer Fatigue Risk Management - AC 120-115

We are a nation of sleep-deprived workers. It is estimated that adults attempt to function on 1 to 1.5 hours less sleep than the generally recommended 8 hours per night. Human fatigue costs U.S.

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12.08.16 | 5:26 PM

FAA National Policy on Additive Manufacturing in Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, and Alteration

 This notice provides an introduction and awareness regarding the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology in the maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alteration of aircraft, aircraft

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11.21.16 | 7:48 PM

FAAST Blast — Week of Nov 14, 2016 – Nov 20, 2016 Biweekly FAA Safety Briefing News Update

FAA Making Progress on New Pilot Medical Qualifications The FAA is working to implement Section 2307 of the FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016 (P.L. 114-190), Medical Certification of Certain Small Aircraft Pilots. In the Act, Congress outlined an alternative medical qualification in lieu of holding an FAA medical certificate. The FAA must draft rules to meet the Congressional mandate.

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11.21.16 | 5:55 PM

You Asked, We Answered! New Nov/Dec 2016 Issue FAA Safety Briefing Now Available

The November/December 2016 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on many of the questions the FAA commonly receives from the public, as well as how to interact more effectively with the agency. Areas of discussion include aviation rulemaking, airman rules and regulations, and pilot resources. Feature Articles include: • What is the Federal Register- Why is it Important? PDF P.10 • Out for Comments - Why does it Take So Long to Process a Rule? PDF P.12 • What if the Rule Doesn't Fit? - Exemptions, Waivers, Deviations, and Authorizations PDF P.14 • Who's in Charge? - Logging Pilot in Command Time PDF P.16 • Breaking Bad - What to Do When You See Someone Doing Something Wrong PDF P.20 • Safety in Numbers - Understanding the Parameters for Small UAS Operations PDF P.24 • Why Can't I Uber with my Airplane? - The Legalities of Ridesharing in the Skies PDF P.29 The link to the online edition is: Produced by the editors, FAA Safety Briefing, Address questions or comments to: Follow us on Twitter @FAASafetyBrief or

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07.06.16 | 9:51 PM

July August 2016 FAA Safety Briefing

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