Safety Recommendation: 2022-013
2022-013: It is recommended that the Civil Aviation Authority promote the use of the recording facility on Garmin 1000 instrument systems and its potential benefits.
This is an update to the CAA response dated April 6th 2023, on the actions that have been taken to address the safety recommendation above.
The CAA has undertaken the following actions to promote the various benefits of recording flight data via electronic flight information systems (EFIS) and other similar devices:
- In October 2022, the CAA published an update to Safety Sense Leaflet (SSL) 05: Flight Under VFR.
- On July 19 2023, the CAA published SkyWise SW2023/195, which has also been sent to the flying training organisations overseen by the CAA General Aviation Unit.
- On July 26 2023, Astral Aviation Consulting held a workshop on technology, which included making use of the data recording feature on EFIS and other similar devices.
The CAA considers the above actions satisfy the intent of the safety recommendation.