The Aviation Safety Blog is a special page featuring short messages about new additions and updates to this website. Occasionally, interesting news and other useful information about aviation will also appear below.

Subscribe Now - It's Free!
You can subscribe to updates of this page for free - you won't even have to give an e-mail address.

How to do this?
Right-click on the orange RSS button (see buttons to the left) and then paste the URL (xml page address) into your RSS reader. Or... click on one of the other buttons if you prefer to read the updates elsewhere.

Please find links below to our most recently updated information.

Required Aircraft Inspections

Regular aircraft inspections are necessary to maintain the continued airworthiness of any aircraft.

Continue reading "Required Aircraft Inspections"

Aircraft Mechanics - An Important Role

When I became a mechanic back in 1976, we were called aircraft mechanics. Now the term used in the U.S. is aircraft maintenance technicians (AMT).

Continue reading "Aircraft Mechanics - An Important Role"

FAR 145 Training Course

FAR 145 Training Course

Continue reading "FAR 145 Training Course"

Aviation Publications

Here you will find a growing list of aviation publications related to aircraft maintenance and aviation safety

Continue reading "Aviation Publications"

The Future of Communications in Aviation

Whether you are involved in management, training, quality, or production, the video email and video conferencing system offered by WowWe opens new possibilities in communication. Currently being used by over 2,000 major companies around the world.


Foreign Repair Station Certification

Can I get a repair station certificate if I am located in Tijuana, Mexico? Please provide the contact information to request this certification. ANSWER:

Continue reading "Foreign Repair Station Certification "

EASA 145 Authority

Is the work by an EASA certified 145 repair station recognized on U.S. registered aircraft the same as a U.S. certified repair station work? ANSWER: An

Continue reading "EASA 145 Authority"

FAA-H-8083-30 Aviation Maintenance Technician General Handbook

Now Online in our Members Section

This handbook was designed for persons who are studying for their FAA Airframe and Powerplant certificate, but is also an excellent reference tool for the experience technician as well. Sign up for your free membership and get instant access to this and other reference documents.

Continue reading "FAA-H-8083-30 Aviation Maintenance Technician General Handbook"

Airworthiness Directives

What are Airworthiness Directives and who is responsible for their issuance? ANSWER: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for the

Continue reading "Airworthiness Directives "

Aircraft Propeller Life

Does the life of an aircraft component start on the date of manufacture or the date of installation, or the date the part was put into service? My concern

Continue reading "Aircraft Propeller Life"

General Aviation News & Related Top Stories For Aviation Professionals

This page features general aviation news feeds and any other news related to aviation that you might be interested in.

Continue reading "General Aviation News & Related Top Stories For Aviation Professionals"

Propeller Maintenance

What type of maintenance can an A&P Mechanic do to an aircraft propeller? ANSWER: When a propeller manufacturer’s data specifies that major repairs are

Continue reading "Propeller Maintenance"

EASA Certification

Is an EASA Certification required if our company is going to work on aircraft based in Asia? Also, it is my understanding that maintenance implementation

Continue reading "EASA Certification"

Aging Airplane Safety Rule

What is the FAA Aging Airplane Safety Rule? ANSWER: On February 2, 2005, the FAA published the Aging Airplane Safety Rule. The rule specifies mandatory

Continue reading "Aging Airplane Safety Rule"


What does the term Airworthiness mean? ANSWER: There are two conditions that must be met before an aircraft is considered to be airworthy according to

Continue reading "Airworthiness"

Plastic Repairs

We are a CAR 145 certified company. C6 - Equipment AC 43.13-1B Chapter 3, talks about plastic repairs. Can plastic be repaired, and if so where can

Continue reading "Plastic Repairs "

Aircraft Alteration

An aircraft alteration is often performed to upgrade avionics or interior configurations, increase aircraft efficiency, or make safety improvements.

Continue reading "Aircraft Alteration"

FAR 145 Repair Station Certification

Federal Aviation Regulation Part 145, or FAR 145 describes how to obtain a repair station certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Continue reading "FAR 145 Repair Station Certification"

Aircraft Repair

Aircraft repair is a key element in the process of continued airworthiness

Continue reading "Aircraft Repair"

Aviation Safety Questions and Answers

Aviation Safety Questions and Answers

Continue reading "Aviation Safety Questions and Answers"

Aviation Safety Search Engine

Aviation Safety Search Engine. Search this website using specific keywords to find the information you are looking for.

Continue reading "Aviation Safety Search Engine"

Federal Aviation Regulations

Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR’s) are mandates for controlling all aspects of aviation in the United States.

Continue reading "Federal Aviation Regulations"

About Aviation Safety Bureau

Aviation Safety Bureau provides FAA aircraft certification services, aviation regulatory training, aircraft technical support services, and aviation safety information to aviation companies.

Continue reading "About Aviation Safety Bureau"

Aviation Safety News - Free Newsletter - Subscribe Now

Aviation Safety News is the name of our free newsletter.

Continue reading "Aviation Safety News - Free Newsletter - Subscribe Now"

Finding The Best Aviation Dictionary

An aviation dictionary is an indispensable tool for students but also for pilots, instructors, accomplished mechanics and other maintenance personnel.

Continue reading "Finding The Best Aviation Dictionary"