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What is FOD?
How many times have you conducted a preflight, post-flight or general maintenance on an aircraft/vehicle and found something out of place?
When Ego Outflies Ability
Let’s face it, aviators — especially helicopter pilots — are an egotistical breed. It’s no secret that we have Type-A personalities, but we have to in order to complete the dangerous and complex missions required of us.
  • 1 January 2019
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FY19 Goal for Army Aviation
Army Aviation has achieved historically low mishap rates in the last three years. However, during the last two fiscal years the Army has experienced an increase in ground taxi mishaps that, while fortunately resulting in no loss of life, have caused significant damage to aircraft and aviation support structures.
  • 14 November 2018
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AH-64 Mishap Review Fiscal 2013-18
In the five-year-plus period of fiscal 2013 through June 2018 (1,033,833 flight hours), 74 Class A-C- AH-64 mishaps were recorded. Of those, 65 had identified or suspected cause factors.
  • 28 September 2018
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Closing Out Summer, Safely

Summer represents increased risks to our Soldiers both on and off duty as a result of more intensive training, higher recreational activity, and the turmoil of the PCS season.

  • 1 September 2018
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 1080
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Mishap Review - UH-60 Maintenance
While on a maintenance test flight, a unsafetied retention bolt for the main rotor pitch change rod vibrated free from oscillatory loading and was thrown from the aircraft.
  • 18 April 2018
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 1580
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