2011 Safety Recomendations

General
SR Number: 2011-13
Date Issued: 26/01/2012
Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 13/2011

Status: CLOSED - Adequate SR_OPEN
Recommendation

SR Number:

2011-13 -- Date Issued: 26/01/2012
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 13/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Recommendation: HCAA to ensure that: operators of approved ultralight training centers will make sure, before the disposal of their instructors, that the instructors know and respect the indicated regulations and procedures of the training center.
Response

SR Number:

2011-13 -- Date Issued: 26/01/2012
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 13/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Response: Acc Document number: HCAA/D2/E/8987/08.08.12 (AAIASB 1390/08.08.12) the 1st annual school for all current ultralight flight instructors ( written examinations) was organized and conducted.
General
SR Number: 2011-12
Date Issued: 22/12/2012
Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA)
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 12/2011

Status: CLOSED - Adequate SR_CLOSED
Recommendation

SR Number:

2011-12 -- Date Issued: 22/12/2012
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 12/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA)
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Recommendation: The Civil Aviation Authority should consider the feasibility of a new regulation on paragliding with a net weight of less than 70 kg.
Response

SR Number:

2011-12 -- Date Issued: 22/12/2012
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 12/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA)
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Response: The relevant regulatory framework (FEK B / 2937 / 31.12.2015), which covers the operation of motorized paragliding with a weight of less than 70 kg, was issued by the CAA.
Link:
http://www.ypa.gr/userfiles/4659ed30-b59b-4111-9747-a3550129731a/document.pdf
General
SR Number: 2011-11
Date Issued: 01/09/2010
Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA)
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 09/2011

Status: CLOSED - Adequate SR_CLOSED
Recommendation

SR Number:

2011-11 -- Date Issued: 01/09/2010
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 09/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA)
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Recommendation: ΗCAA το ensure that all entities authorized to establish and operate a landing field include in their operational procedures/regulations provisions regarding ownership, registration in force, airworthiness, concerning the aircrafts they authorize to park in the field and do not belong or are part of them.
Response

SR Number:

2011-11 -- Date Issued: 01/09/2010
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 09/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA)
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Response: Υ.Π.Α:
Αναφορικά με την σύσταση ασφαλείας 2011-11 του Πορίσματος Διερεύνησης Ατυχήματος στο χιονοδρομικό κέντρο Καλαβρύτων την 7η Νοεμβρίου 2010, σας γνωστοποιούμε ότι απεστάλη έγγραφο της Υπηρεσςίας μας προς όλα τα Αδειοδοτημένα Πεδία Προσγείωσης, περί τήρησης βιβλίου κίνησης αεροσκαφών, στο οποίο θα περιλαμβάνονται και τα αναφερόμενα στοιχεία στην εν λόγω σύσταση.
General
SR Number: 2011-10b
Date Issued: 27/07/2011
Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 08/2011

Status: CLOSED - Adequate SR_CLOSED
Recommendation

SR Number:

2011-10b -- Date Issued: 27/07/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 08/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Recommendation: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority to act on:
(b) Quality Assurance of ultralight aircraft Manufacture Inspectors work
Response

SR Number:

2011-10b -- Date Issued: 27/07/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 08/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Response: In order To oversee the safe operation of Utra Light Aircraft training centers and generally Ultra Light Aircraft operations in Greece, the private aviation department of the Directorate of Flight Standards D2 (HCAA) proceeded to a series of actions as described in the document (CAA) Nr : D2/D/3116 on 23/3/2012.
General
SR Number: 2011-10α
Date Issued: 27/07/2010
Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 08/2011

Status: CLOSED - Adequate SR_CLOSED
Recommendation

SR Number:

2011-10α -- Date Issued: 27/07/2010
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 08/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Recommendation: The Civil Aviation Authority to ensure:
Adherence to regulations by the HCAA staff and especially the Flight Standards Division of the HCAA to proceed directly to the audits as described in Article 11 of the new Ultralight Aicraft Regulation for all training organizations HCAA has authorized to operate and develop an audit program at regular intervals.
Response

SR Number:

2011-10α -- Date Issued: 27/07/2010
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 08/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Response: In order To oversee the safe operation of Utra Light Aircraft training centers and generally Ultra Light Aircraft operations in Greece, the private aviation department of the Directorate of Flight Standards D2 (HCAA) proceeded to a series of actions as described in the document (CAA) Nr : D2/D/3116 on 23/3/2012.
General
SR Number: 2011-09
Date Issued: 27/07/2011
Addressee: HCAA & HELLENIC NATIONAL METEOROGICAL SERVICE
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Statement 01/2011

Status: OPEN - Response awaited SR_OPEN
Recommendation

SR Number:

2011-09 -- Date Issued: 27/07/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Statement 01/2011

Addressee: HCAA & HELLENIC NATIONAL METEOROGICAL SERVICE
Status: OPEN - Response awaited
Recommendation: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority and the National Meteorological Service to ensure the recording of the airspeed measurements at civil traffic aereodrome runway ends in electronic format.
Response

SR Number:

2011-09 -- Date Issued: 27/07/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Statement 01/2011

Addressee: HCAA & HELLENIC NATIONAL METEOROGICAL SERVICE
Status: OPEN - Response awaited
Response:
General
SR Number: 2011-08
Date Issued: 27/07/2011
Addressee: IRAKLION INTERNATIONAL AIPORT (LGIR)
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Summary Report 01/2011

Status: CLOSED - Adequate SR CLOSED
Recommendation

SR Number:

2011-08 -- Date Issued: 27/07/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Summary Report 01/2011

Addressee: IRAKLION INTERNATIONAL AIPORT (LGIR)
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Recommendation: The Airport in cooperation with the Air Force to provide for the adjustment of display panels for remaining runway length according the requirements of ICAO Annex 14.
Response

SR Number:

2011-08 -- Date Issued: 27/07/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Summary Report 01/2011

Addressee: IRAKLION INTERNATIONAL AIPORT (LGIR)
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Response: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation Authority Airports Department in cooperation with the Hellenic Air Force made sure that the remaining runway length signs were removed from the safety zone of runway 09/27 at Heraklion Airport (HCAA document: D3 / D / 33276/8619).
General
SR Number: 2011-07
Date Issued: 12/05/2011
Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA)
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 06/2011

Status: CLOSED - Adequate SR_CLOSED
Recommendation

SR Number:

2011-07 -- Date Issued: 12/05/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 06/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA)
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Recommendation: The Flight Standards Division of the Civil Aviation Authority, should arrange seminars to inform the flight examiners for the recommended by the JAA (Flight Examiners Manual) way to conduct the tests and the criteria flight examiners must take in consideration. Particular attention should be given to amendments / revisions to the Flight Examiners Manual and references to relevant occurencies.
Response

SR Number:

2011-07 -- Date Issued: 12/05/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 06/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA)
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Response: HCAA responds with its letter [HCAA/D2/E /22173/18.06.2019] that:
In accordance with the applicable EU reg. 1178/2011 (as amended), the validity of the Air Examiner Certificate is determined, inter alia, by the fulfilment of the requirement for the Air Examiner to have undergone a training / Seminar once every three years, which is also the period of validity of the certification. At these seminars, the Air Examiners are finally informed and examined on the criteria and manner of conducting examinations, any amendments to the Flight Examiners Manual, Human Factors, as well as a reference to incidents or accidents that occurred during examinations. By doing so, the Licensing Department organizes such seminars three times a year, once within four months. Please note that the last seminar took place on 23/5/19, and relevant issues were included in the initial Air Examiner Certifications (March and May 2019).
AAIASB assessed the response to SR 2011-07 as “Adequate” and set the SR status: “Closed” on 01/08/2019 [document AAIASB/2763/01.08.2019].
General
SR Number: 2011-06
Date Issued: 03/05/2011
Addressee: Greek Air Sports Federation
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 05/2011

Status: CLOSED - Adequate SR CLOSED
Recommendation

SR Number:

2011-06 -- Date Issued: 03/05/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 05/2011

Addressee: Greek Air Sports Federation
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Recommendation: Organisers of Air sporting events , other than safety and rescue frequencies given for use, must provide a third VHF frequency, to be used in crisis management, and only from those directly involved.
Response

SR Number:

2011-06 -- Date Issued: 03/05/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 05/2011

Addressee: Greek Air Sports Federation
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Response: Hellenic Aeronautical & Airsports Federation In its reply (document / 100 / 04.07.2018), accepts the recommendation of AAIASB and has established procedures to regularly inform the competent Airsport Committees about the safety recommendations issued by AAIASB.
General
SR Number: 2011-05
Date Issued: 03/05/2011
Addressee: Greek Air Sports Federation
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 05/2011

Status: CLOSED - Adequate SR CLOSED
Recommendation

SR Number:

2011-05 -- Date Issued: 03/05/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 05/2011

Addressee: Greek Air Sports Federation
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Recommendation: Since the type of injuries that occur in accidents involving paragliders is almost known (internal injuries, spinal injuries and fractures to the legs), the organization responsible of sporting events must ensure availability of medical staff and equipment suitable for dealing with such injuries (stretchers, collars, splints, flares) at the Game/Race site.
Response

SR Number:

2011-05 -- Date Issued: 03/05/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 05/2011

Addressee: Greek Air Sports Federation
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Response: Hellenic Aeronautical & Airsports Federation In its reply (document / 100 / 04.07.2018), accepts the recommendation of AAIASB and has established procedures to regularly inform the competent Airsport Committees about the safety recommendations issued by AAIASB.
General
SR Number: 2011-04
Date Issued: 03/05/2011
Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA)
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 04/2011

Status: CLOSED - Adequate SR_CLOSED
Recommendation

SR Number:

2011-04 -- Date Issued: 03/05/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 04/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA)
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Recommendation: The Civil Aviation Authority to consider adding to the certificates the rating of flight in mountain areas (Mountain Flying Rating) and make relevant proposals to the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
Response

SR Number:

2011-04 -- Date Issued: 03/05/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 04/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA)
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Response: HCAA responds with its letter [HCAA/D2/E/22173/ 8.06.2019] that:
According to the current EU Reg. 1178/2011 (as amended), the Mountain Rating is provided for and acquired subject to conditions if the flight conditions require it. The Hellenic CAA Licensing Department, following strictly the requirements of the current legislation, will include the addition of mountain capability whenever there is such a pilot request.
AAIASB assessed the response to SR 2011-04 as “Adequate” and set the SR status: “Closed” on 01/08/2019 [document AAIASB/2763/01.08.2019].
General
SR Number: 2011-03
Date Issued: 03/05/2011
Addressee: Accident and Incident Study and Investigation Unit of AAIASB
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 03/2011

Status: CLOSED - Adequate SR_CLOSED
Recommendation

SR Number:

2011-03 -- Date Issued: 03/05/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 03/2011

Addressee: Accident and Incident Study and Investigation Unit of AAIASB
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Recommendation: The Accident and Incident Study and Investigation Unit must inform all the Mountaineering (hiking) Clubs that in case use of any aircraft is required for search and rescue they must inform, and coordinate with, the National Coordinating Centre for Research and Rescue.
Response

SR Number:

2011-03 -- Date Issued: 03/05/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 03/2011

Addressee: Accident and Incident Study and Investigation Unit of AAIASB
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Response: The Investigation Unit informed the Greek mountaineering clubs with the document: AAIASB 864/10-5-2012
General
SR Number: 2011-02
Date Issued: 03/02/2011
Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 01/2011

Status: CLOSED - Adequate SR_CLOSED
Recommendation

SR Number:

2011-02 -- Date Issued: 03/02/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 01/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Recommendation: The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority should act to mark the taxi and parking routes at the National Airport of ASTYPALAIA
Response

SR Number:

2011-02 -- Date Issued: 03/02/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 01/2011

Addressee: Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Response: Initial Response: HCAA states (doc. HCAA/D3/D/6395/955/04.03.2011) that its relevant department has begun the process of study and preparation of marking the apron floor at the Aircraft parking stands of the National Airport of Astypalea. [The response was assessed by AAIASB as "Partιally Adequate - Open"]
New Response: HCAA with its document (HCAA/D3/A/ 23103/6675 /28.09.2018), replies that Safety Recommendation 2011-02, regarding marking the apron floor at the Aircraft parking stands of the National Airport of Astypalea, has been implemented since 2017. [The response is evaluated as “Adequate” by AAIASB and the recommendation state is now “Closed” as stated in document AAIASB/3716/26.10.2018].
General
SR Number: 2011-01b
Date Issued: 03/02/2011
Addressee: Olympic Handling
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report: 01/2011

Status: CLOSED - Adequate SR_CLOSED
Recommendation

SR Number:

2011-01b -- Date Issued: 03/02/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report: 01/2011

Addressee: Olympic Handling
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Recommendation: The Ground Handling company shall arrange for issuing a procedure where: If the signalman has no visual contact with both wingtips of aircraft, he has to be assisted by a wing walker.
Response

SR Number:

2011-01b -- Date Issued: 03/02/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report: 01/2011

Addressee: Olympic Handling
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Response: Olympic Handling accepted the recommendation and revised the Ground Handling Manual at version 2.00

Relative changes affected:

Ground Handling Manual:
Chapter 15 (training-Page 15-5 and 15-6) Item 10 : Wing Walkers Basic course (theoretical&practical) mandatory for Ramp Agents/Supervisors or any other assigned person (recurrent period 24 months)

Ground Handling Manual:
Chapter 12 (Ramp Handling - Pages 12-8 and 12-9 section 12.3 Marshalling): Note added in case apron area without marking lines or if it’s required by PIC a Wing Walker should be used.
General
SR Number: 2011-01a
Date Issued: 03/02/2011
Addressee: Olympic Air
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 01/2011

Status: CLOSED - Adequate SR_CLOSED
Recommendation

SR Number:

2011-01a -- Date Issued: 03/02/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 01/2011

Addressee: Olympic Air
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Recommendation: The operator shall arrange for issuing a procedure where: if the cockpit crew is not entirely sure of the distance from any obstacle(s), crew must require assistance from the Ground handling operator with the use of a wing walker.
Response

SR Number:

2011-01a -- Date Issued: 03/02/2011
Why this Recommendation was Developed:

link_64Report 01/2011

Addressee: Olympic Air
Status: CLOSED - Adequate
Response: Olympic Air reply (a):
The Safety recommendations were immediately dealt with the following actions:
1. Issue of FCN 10/11 and 93/10 to stress alertness during taxi and if wingtip clearance is in doubt, stop the aircraft and request wing walker assistance.
2. Amendment of OM-A to include the recommendation.
14.0.12 Flight Phase Related SOPs
14.0.12.1 Taxi
While the aircraft is in motion, the attention of the flight crew must be directed to performing only essential tasks. For the pushback and pre taxi procedure refer to 8.2.2.16 Table 8—30.
All taxi items must be completed away from congested areas, and both pilots must constantly maintain situational awareness. During taxi, standard practices recommend that all appropriate lighting must be switched on at all times which the aeroplane is moving, and switched off when the aeroplane stops moving.
Taxi speed shall be reduced when operating in congested ramp areas, or on wet slippery taxiways.
During LVO operations, all low visibility procedures must be strictly adhered to. Follow me assistance in low visibility conditions may be requested, if deemed necessary.
When taxiing, both pilots must constantly remain on the lookout in order to assure wingtip clearance from other aircraft and/ or obstacles. When maneuvering on apron areas with limited space or near areas of construction,, request follow me assistance or additional marshalers if aircraft wingtip clearance is in doubt. if wingtip clearance is not assured, immediately stop the aircraft!
Flight crews should anticipate airport surface movements by conducting thorough taxi briefings for both departure and arrival. Once taxi instructions are received by ATC, the taxi route should be reviewed against the aerodrome taxi chart. ATC taxi instructions should always be monitored and amended, as necessary. Special attention must be paid to or complex apron areas and critical taxiway intersections located along the taxi route. Crews must identify critical points and locations expected to be crossed. This includes intersecting runways, aerodrome “hotspots”, stop bars and the runway holding point areas. If in doubt, stop the aircraft and clarify instructions with ATC. Prior to crossing an active runway, stopbar or holding position, the clearance must be confirmed with ATC, and confirmed between both crew members..
Upon departure, anticipate revised instructions including a runway change, In this case all significant factors including take-off performance must be rechecked independently by BOTH pilots. ATC must be advised and that the aircraft has to be brought to a stop in order to perform all performance calculations, upload the FMC relocate the new SID chart and brief the new departure and contingency procedure
Upon arrival, marshalling service should be provided where parking or docking guidance systems do not exist or are unserviceable. This also applies when guidance to aircraft parking is required to avoid a safety hazard and to make the most efficient use of available parking space. The marshaler must ascertain that the area within which an aircraft is to be guided is clear of objects which the aircraft, in complying with his signals, might otherwise strike.
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