NTSB Updates and Expands Reporting Requirements

The NTSB has updated Part 830, effective March 8, 2010, increasing the number of reportable incidents to include glass panel failures.  These are the first significant changes to Part 830 in more than a decade.  There is  now a requirement for reporting incidents involving engines, propellers and rotors and a special “air carrier only” section.  While reviewing these changes, pilots and flight operations managers ought to review the definition of accident along with 830.5 Immediate Notification process.

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