DOI & Interagency Aviation "Safety Alerts"

Safety Alerts are red bordered and published on an as needed basis. They are utilized to disseminate information of significant nature regarding aviation safety. They are segregated into three areas: operations, maintenance, and publications.

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INTERAGENCY ISSUED AVIATION SAFETY ALERTS

FY 2017

Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 17-03 Aircraft Operations in Poor Visibility​
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 17-02 Gunner Strap Recall​
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 17-01 Department of Transportation bans all Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones from aircraft

FY2016

​Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 16-04 FAA Advisory on Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 16-03 Ground and Water Drop Operations with the CH-47D and BV-234 Helicopters​
​Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 16-02 How to Properly Refuse Risk in Aviation​
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 16-01 AS350 Family Tail Rotor Bellcrank​

FY2015

Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 15-01 UAS Intrusions Impacting Incident Air Operations

FY2014

Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 14-03 Conflicts with Civilian Unmanned Aircraft & Hobbyist/Remote Controlled Aircraft
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 14-02 AFF Inoperative
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 14-01 Gunner Strap & Tether Rigging

FY2013

Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 13-02 Technisonic Industries TDFM-136/A and 136/NV Radios
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 13-01 Helicopter Brace For Impact Positions

FY2012

Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 12-05 Helicopter Water Drops and Ground Forces
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 12-04 Aerial Supervision
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 12-03 Aviation Radio Frequencies
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 12-02 Aerial Supervision and Fire Traffic Area
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 12-01-R1 REVISED Helicopter Cargo Hauling Equipment

FY2011

Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 11-03 Helicopter Loss of Tail Rotor Effectiveness
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 11-02 Dip Tanks
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 11-01 Meteorological Evaluation Towers

FY2010

Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 10-02 Tossing objects under turning rotor blades
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 10-01 Defective PremoFire/Vanguard Plastic Spheres

FY2009

Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 09-04 External Load and Short Haul Operations
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 09-03 Sky Genie Inspection
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 09-02 Transportation of Hazardous Materials – Fuel Containers and Chainsaws
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 09-01 Aircraft Icing

FY2008

Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 08-09 4-Point Seatbelt Harnesses
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 08-08 Immediately Inspect Swage Fittings on All Rappel Ropes
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 08-07 Effective SAFECOM use
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 08-06 Dart Aerospace Ltd Helicopter Seat 4-Point Harness
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 08-05 Bell 407 Seats
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 08-04 Revision 1 Controlled Flight Into Terrain
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 08-03 Esmet 3000 Pound Swivel
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 08-02 Fatigue in Aviation Operations
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 08-01 Revision 1 Aircraft Search and Rescue Protocol

FY2007

Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 07-04 Aviation Safety Awareness
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 07-03 Risk Awareness and Mitigation of Hazards Caused by Human Factors
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 07-02 V-2 Retardant Dip Tanks
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 07-01 SPH-5 Flight Helmets

FY2006

Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 06-05 Flight Following Procedures utilizing Automated Flight Following
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 06-04 Mid-Air Collision Avoidance
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 06-03 Duties Requiring Additional Attention to Detail
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 06-02 Flights Conducted with Maintenance Deficiencies
Interagency Aviation Safety Alert 06-01 The SAFECOM System – Your chance to speak out!

 

DOI ISSUED SAFETY ALERTS

FY2015

Safety Alert 15-01 Quest Kodiak Fuel Indication Malfunction

FY2012

Safety Alert 12-01 Quest Kodiak Fuel Indication Malfunction

FY2011

Safety Alert 11-01 THE ICE MAN COMETH

FY2010

Safety Alert 10-02 Midair Collision Avoidance
Safety Alert 10-01 CHRISTMAS IS COMING!

FY2008

Safety Alert 08-01 HISTORIC FLIGHT OPERATIONS / MISHAPS BY MONTH

FY2007

Safety Alert 07-01 Situational Awareness During Flight Operations

FY2006

Safety Alert 06-01 Flight Helmets – Take Care of Them and They’ll Take Care of You

FY2005

Safety Alert 05-04 Narrowband and Wideband Operation
Safety Alert 05-03 AS350 Series Helicopter Collective Locking Mechanism and Hydraulic Checks
Safety Alert 05-02 External Cargo Net/Sling Load Equipment
Safety Alert 05-01 Flight Operations in Extreme Heat

FY2004

Safety Alert 04-05 Short-haul and Rescue Equipment
Safety Alert 04-04 Frequency Incompatibility – Narrowband / Wideband Issues
Safety Alert 04-03 Parking Tender Responsibilities for Helicopter Personnel
Safety Alert 04-02 Passenger Briefing Requirements
Safety Alert 04-01 Helicopter Long Line Bucket Operations

FY2003

Safety Alert 03-11 Aircraft Pre-Flight Inspections - Aviation Operations (USFS Safety Alert)
Safety Alert 03-10 Eyes in the Sky - Aerial Fire Operations (USFS Safety Alert)
Safety Alert 03-09 Look Out Conditions - Fire Operations (USFS Safety Alert)
Safety Alert 03-01 AS 350 Series Hydraulic Accumulator Test

FY2002

Safety Alert 02-05 Retardant Fill Rate (Maximum - 500 gallons-per-minute)
Safety Alert 02-04 Helicopter Water Bucket Operations
Safety Alert 02-03 Accepted procedures for the mixing and loading of retardant into SEAT aircraft
Safety Alert 02-02 Defective Forgecraft Model 3144 Hooks
Safety Alert 02-01 Bell 212 Helicopter Load Calculations

FY2001

Safety Alert 01-01 Uncontrolled Airport Procedures

FY2000

Safety Alert 00-10 Pilot Duty Limitations
Safety Alert 00-09 Passenger Briefings
Safety Alert 00-08 Wire Strikes
Safety Alert 00-07 Helicopter Water Bucket Payloads
Safety Alert 00-06 Dehydration
Safety Alert 00-05 Velcon Fuel Filters
Safety Alert 00-04 Airworthiness Directive 2000-15-52 Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. Alternate Method of Compliance Memorandum dated July 28, 2000.
Safety Alert 00-03 Airspace Deconfliction with Military Training Routes
Safety Alert 00-02 Cessna 206 aircraft equipped with Flint Tip Tank conversions.
Safety Alert 00-01 Aircraft Cleaning

FY1999

Safety Alert 99-04 Emergency Locator Transmitters
Safety Alert 99-03 Cessna 206 Cargo Doors
Safety Alert 99-02 Aircraft Seatbelt Usage
Safety Alert 99-01 Jet Fuel Contamination

FY1998

Safety Alert 98-05 UH-1 Helicopters
Safety Alert 98-04 Auto-inflate Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs)
Safety Alert 98-03 Aero Commander 500B
Safety Alert 98-02 Chouinard Reverse Lock Carabiners
Safety Alert 98-01 HR-1 Helicopter Rappel Harness