The May/June 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on leveraging certification standards to avoid monstrous maintenance mistakes. It also features a number of departments related to this topic. In his Jumpseat column, Flight Standards Service Director John Duncan highlights the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award (P.1). In Aeromedical Advisory, we meet new Federal Air…

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faa-safety-bulletin-headerThe January/February 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing explores the important role technology plays in keeping general aviation safe and efficient. Articles discuss the many benefits of emerging technologies as well as the potential safety hazards of being too technologically focused.

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The January/February 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on aerospace medicine. Articles cover key issues that affect medical certification for pilots, discuss the pilot’s role in this process, and explain the FAA’s responsibilities.

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faaFAA Safety Briefing Offers New E-Reader Files
In response to our last FAAST Blast message, we received several emails about subscribing to an e-reader version of the FAA Safety Briefing magazine. In future email notifications about new issues (available by clicking the green “subscribe” check mark found at the top of the FAA Safety Briefing home page at faa.gov/news/safety_briefing), we will include the direct links to not only the PDF file for download, but also the ePub and MOBI files for mobile device reading.

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For GA pilots, dealing with air traffic control (ATC) can be daunting. From using the correct phraseology and finding applicable NOTAMS to keeping on top of new technology and changing procedures, interacting with ATC adds another layer to an already full portfolio of GA safety considerations.

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