Aviation Maintenance Safety Archive

  • STORY BY AD2(AW) ALVIN PRAKASH, VFA-195 As an aviation machinist’s mate and collateral duty inspector (CDI) for work center 110 (power plants), I had performed enough engine removals on the F/A-18 Super Hornet to feel very comfortable briefing and leading my team on what seemed to be a routine engine […]

    Overconfidence, Complacency and Checklist

    STORY BY AD2(AW) ALVIN PRAKASH, VFA-195 As an aviation machinist’s mate and collateral duty inspector (CDI) for work center 110 (power plants), I had performed enough engine removals on the F/A-18 Super Hornet to feel very comfortable briefing and leading my team on what seemed to be a routine engine […]

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  • STORY BY LCDR C.J. Warren / Peer Reviewed by CAPT Billy Murphy Safety Center teams continually seek opportunities to predict and prevent potential mishaps Who doesn’t enjoy a good inspection? Last-second running around to update program binders that haven’t been referenced in years; vision statements, policies, and designation letters finally […]

    Predict And Prevent

    STORY BY LCDR C.J. Warren / Peer Reviewed by CAPT Billy Murphy Safety Center teams continually seek opportunities to predict and prevent potential mishaps Who doesn’t enjoy a good inspection? Last-second running around to update program binders that haven’t been referenced in years; vision statements, policies, and designation letters finally […]

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