All Safety Alerts for Operators (SAFOs) are listed here to allow for easy search. They are arranged in descending order, with the newest SAFO at the top, the oldest at the bottom.

2015 SAFOs

Number Title
15011 (PDF) SAFO 15011, Roles and Responsibilities for Pilot Flying (PF) and Pilot Monitoring (PM)
15010 (PDF) SAFO 15010, Carriage of Spare Lithium Batteries in Carry-on and Checked Baggage
15009 (PDF) SAFO 15009, Turbojet Braking Performance on Wet Runways
15008 (PDF) SAFO 15008, Serviceability of V2500 Fan Blades Issued an FAA Form 8130-3 Indicating Blade Overhaul
15007 (PDF) SAFO 15007, Pratt & Whitney R-985-AN-14B Flyweight Hardware Failures
15006 (PDF) SAFO 15006, Transponder Use by Aircraft On Airport Movement Areas
15005 (PDF) SAFO 15005, Improperly Installed, Repaired or Overhauled Propeller Control Units (PCU)
15004 (PDF) SAFO 15004, Scenario-Based Go-Around Training
15003 (PDF) SAFO 15003, Fire Risk of Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in Checked Baggage
15002 (PDF) SAFO 15002, Aircraft Banner Tow Operations in the Vicinity of Parasail Operations
15001 (PDF) SAFO 15001, Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 121 Air Carrier Operations on Restricted Runways

2014 SAFOs

Number Title
14007 (PDF) SAFO 14007, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aircraft Wake Turbulence Re-Categorization (RECAT) Updates
14006 (PDF) SAFO 14006, Use of Tie Wraps and/or Collars on Circuit Breakers
14005 (PDF) SAFO 14005, Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 121 Operators Flap Misconfiguration Events
14004 (PDF) SAFO 14004, Temporary Loss of Heading and Attitude Display on Garmin-Equipped Installations.
14003 (PDF) SAFO 14003, Emergency Airworthiness Directive (EAD) on Basik Air Concept Parachutes.
14002 (PDF) SAFO 14002, Global Positioning System (GPS)/Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Navigator/Autopilot Compatibility.
14001 (PDF) Cessna Citation CE-500 Type Aircraft Aileron Trim Systems.

2013 SAFOs

Number Title
13010 (PDF) Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 133 and Spinning Loads.
13009 (PDF) Propeller Control Unit and Adapters Repaired/Overhauled by Pacific Propeller International, LLC from September 2010 to September 2013.
13008 (PDF) Part 121 Air Carriers Performing Special Cargo Loads Operations for uploading
13007 (PDF) Using Runways as Taxiways for uploading
13006 (PDF) Chaffing, Arcing, and Burning Damage to Boeing 737-100/200/300/400/500 Series Aircraft Flight Deck Overhead Wiring-Ducting
13005 (PDF) Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 121Air Carriers Transporting Heavy Vehicle Special Cargo Loads
13004 (PDF) Large Height Deviations (LHD) in Oceanic Airspace
13003 (PDF) Potential Safety Issue with Canopy Separation on the Aero Vodochody L-39 Airplane
13002 (PDF) Manual Flight Operations
13001 (PDF) Safety Hazard Concerning Bursting Coffee Filter Packages

2012 SAFOs

Number Title
12007 (PDF) Recategorization (RECAT) of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Wake Turbulence Separation Categories at Memphis International Airport (MEM)
12006 (PDF) Possible Latch Failure on B/E Aerospace 64B Galleys of Boeing 737 Airplanes
12005 (PDF) Aircraft Approach Category as defined under Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter I, Subchapter F, Part 97, Subpart A., § 97.3
12004 (PDF) Damage to Airbus A-330 Series Aircraft-Structure Due to Cargo Door "Slamming" Action
12003 (PDF) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 135 Certificate Holders and Part 91K Program Managers
12002 (PDF) Painted-over Ball-lock Release Pins on Over-wing Escape Slide Doors
SAFO 12001 This SAFO has been cancelled

2011 SAFOs

Number Title
11011SUP (PDF) Sup: Runway Excursions at Jackson Hole Airport (JAC)
11011 (PDF) Runway Excursions at Jackson Hole Airport (JAC)
11010 (PDF) TCAS II Guidance and Training for Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 135 & Part 125 Certificate Holders, Part 125 Letter of Deviation Authority (LODA) holders (125M), Part 91 Subpart K, (91K) Program Managers, Part 91 Operators and Part 142 Training Centers.
11009 (PDF) Runway Status Lights (RWSL), for posting on the FAA public Web site for SAFOs.
11008 (PDF) Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) Safety Advisory Notice AO-2011-016-SAN-001 regarding hydraulic-boost servos on hydraulic system-equipped Robinson R44 helicopters
11007 (PDF) Preflight Communication and Checks after a Cabin Decompression Event
11006 (PDF) Heading Deviations in Bombardier Canadair Regional Jets (CRJ) caused by Surface Magnetic Anomalies
11005 (PDF) Laundering of Scrapped Jet Engine Parts
11004 (PDF) Runway Incursion Prevention Actions
11003 (PDF) Embraer ERJ-190 Series Thrust Reverser Cowling Safety
11002 (PDF) Beechcraft Duke (BE-60) Flap Preflight Check
11001 (PDF) The Importance of Properly Inflated Aircraft Tires

2010 SAFOs

Number Title
10022 (PDF) Maintenance of Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS)
10021 (PDF) Adverse Levels of Porous Coke for All Engine and Oil Combinations
10020 (PDF) 14 CFR, parts 91, 133, and 137 and hot fueling/loading
10019 Boeing Airplane Models 757 and 767 Hydraulic Motor Generator (HMG) Test Procedure (Canceled by AFS-300)
10018 (PDF) Powder Coating of Aircraft Wing Struts
10017 (PDF) Risks in Transporting Lithium Batteries in Cargo by Aircraft
10016 (PDF) Missing or Improper Seat Stops in Cessna Model
10015 (PDF) Flying in the Wire Environment
10014 (PDF) Airworthiness Concerns for Work Accomplished by US Aircraft Instruments
10013 (PDF) Misidentification of TCM/Bendix D-2000/D-2200 dual magnetos
10012 (PDF) Possible Misinterpretation of the Practical Test Standards (PTS) Language "Minimal Loss of Altitude"
10011 (PDF) MD-11 Honeywell Pegasus Flight Management Computer (FMC) Controlled Pilot Data Link Communication (CPDLC) Anomalies
10010 (PDF) Magnetic Heading Disturbances Emanating During Ground Operations
10009 (PDF) Safety Management System (SMS) Principals, Training and Pilot Skill Level Tracking
10009 SUP (PDF) Safety Management Systems
10008 (PDF) Ground Operations During the Hours of Darkness at Uncontrolled Airports
10007 (PDF) Tundra Tire Installation/Approval for Airplanes Equipped with Leaf Spring Type Main Landing Gear
10006 (PDF) In-Flight Icing Operations and Training Recommendations
10005 (PDF) Go-Around Callout and Immediate Response
10004 (PDF) Contaminated Halon Fire Extinguishers
10003 (PDF) Rockwell/Collins Model TDR-94D Transponder Re-Wiring for Bombardier CRJs
10002 (PDF) Compliance with European Mode S requirements
10001 (PDF) Possible effects of Thickened Anti-icing Fluids on Takeoff Rotation for Airplanes with Unpowered Elevator Controls

2009 SAFOs

Number Title
09018 (PDF) Passenger/Crew DC Power Outlet installations
09017 (PDF) Training for Bombardier Learjet 60 (Learjet 60) Pilots on Inadvertent Thrust Reverser Stowage on Takeoff and Landing
09016 (PDF) Rejected Landing Due to Loss of Visibility
09015 (PDF) Training For Maximum Performance Landings on Contaminated Runways
09014 (PDF) Concepts for Fatigue Countermeasures in Part 121 and 135 Short-Haul Operations
09013 (PDF) Fighting Fires Caused By Lithium Type Batteries in Portable Electronic Devices
09012 (PDF) Dangers of Improperly Inflated Tires
09011 (PDF) Parts 121 and 135 Operators Using Constant Angle of Descents Techniques for Nonprecision Approaches
09010 (PDF) Reversed Installation of Flight Control Components
09009 (PDF) Swine Flu Information from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
09008 (PDF) Proper Identification and Procedures During In-Flight Engine Failures
09007 (PDF) Night Vision Goggle (NVG) Advisory Pertaining to Certain Red Color Light Emitting Diodes (LED)
09005 Canceled by AFS-800
09004 (PDF) Operational Considerations for Airport Winter Operations
09003 (PDF) SAFO 09003,Cellular Phone Usage on the Flight Deck
09002 (PDF) In-flight slippage of pilot and co-pilot seats on Cessna models 303, 336 and 337; and all legacy (pre-1986) single-engine Cessna models 150, 152, 170, 172, 175, 177, 180, 182, 185, 188, 190, 195, 205, 206, 207 and 210
09001 (PDF) Effects of Aircraft Electrical Faults Resulting in Main Battery Depletion

2008 SAFOs

Number Title
08024 (PDF) Review of Flight Data Recorder Data from Non-revenue Flights
08023 (PDF) Fuel Crossfeed and Fuel Exhaustion in the Convair 580
08022 Superseded by SAIB CE-09-45
08021 (PDF) Importance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) as Evidenced by a Take off Configuration Hazard in Boeing DC-9 series, MD-80 series, MD-90, and B-717 Airplanes.
08020 (PDF) The loss of flight displays and aircraft systems following partial electrical power failure on A320 series airplanes
08019 (PDF) Magnetic Variation Errors with Pegasus FMC on B-717, MD-10, and MD-11
08018 (PDF) Fire Handle Characteristics, DC-9, MD-80 and MD-90 Airplanes
08017 (PDF) Embraer ERJ-170/190 — Unintended Deployment of the Emergency Evacuation Escape Slide
08016 (PDF) Boeing 737 (B-737) Cabin Altitude Warning Horn Confusion
08015 (PDF) Preflight check of helicopter hydraulic systems to include validation of control movement smoothness and identification of adverse flight control “stick-jump”
08014 (PDF) Boeing 777 Extended Operations (ETOPS) Restrictions due to Cargo Fire Suppression System Shortfall
08013 (PDF) Safety Recommendation Concerning Piper PA-23 and PA-31 Series Nose Baggage Doors
08012 (PDF) Aircraft Taxi Operations During Snow and Ice Conditions
08010 (PDF) Accomplishing safety-related functions in Part 135 operations
08009 (PDF) Possible separation from aircraft of Air Conditioning Ground Service Connection Cover, Bombardier Aerospace Canada Regional Jet, CRJ-200 (CL-600-2B191)
SAFO08008 SAFO 08008 Suspended. To be revised.
08007 (PDF) Hazard Present on Airplanes Pressurized by an A/C Cart During Ground Operations
08006 (PDF) 14 CFR Parts 91 and 135, Flight Into Known or Forecast Severe Icing Conditions
08005 (PDF) Preflight of helicopter hydraulic systems to include validation of control movement smoothness and identification of adverse flight control “stick-jump.”
08004 (PDF) Visibility and accessibility of seatbelts for Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 135 certificate holders.
08003 (PDF) Guidance Material for Contaminated Runway Landing Operations.
08002 (PDF) Recommended Use of Cockpit Voice Recorder During Ground Operations.
08001 (PDF) Air Carrier Operation

2007 SAFOs

Number Title
07009 (PDF) Cessna CE-208 and CE-208B Specific Pilot Training Requirements for Flight Into Icing Conditions
07008 (PDF) Cabin Fluorescent Light (Luminaire) Assembly (Fixtures)
07007 (PDF) Thrust Lever Position during Landing with One Deactivated Thrust Reverser on Airbus A318, A319, A320, A321 Series Airplanes
07006 (PDF) Safety During Positioning Flights
07005 (PDF) Embraer Legacy/EMB-135, -140, -145—Be Careful Where You Put Your Foot
07004 (PDF) Garmin GPS-WAAS Models (GNS and GPS) 400W and 500W Series Units Determined Incompatible with Avidyne EXP5000 Primary Flight Displays
07003 (PDF) Confirming the Takeoff Runway
07002 Superseded by InFO 07016
07001 (PDF) VHF Navigation Antenna Failures

2006 SAFOs

Number Title
06021 (PDF) Functional Test of the Helicopter Hydraulic System before Flight
06020 (PDF) Helicopter Pre-takeoff Checks
06019 (PDF) Functional Test of the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) Prior to the First Flight of the Day
06018 (PDF) Notification of Available ADS-B Services to Commercial Operators
06017 (PDF) Equipment Training and Checking for Helicopter Operators on the SPZ-7000 or SPZ-7600 Dual Digital Automatic Flight Control Systems
06016 (PDF) In-Flight Icing, Turbo Propeller Powered Airplanes
06015 (PDF) Remedial Training for Part 121 Pilots
06014 (PDF) Polished Frost
06013 (PDF) Flight crew techniques and procedures that enhance pre-takeoff and takeoff safety
06012 (PDF) Landing Performance Assessments at Time of Arrival (Turbojets)
06011 Superseded by SAFO 08023
06010 (PDF) Preventing accidents following rejected takeoff (RTO): Pilot Guide
06009 (PDF) Atlanta airport (ATL) runway 10-28, potential hazard
06008 (PDF) Fire hazard with flameless ration heaters (aka meals, ready-to-eat (MRE))
06007 (PDF) MRI interference with compasses and slaved gyros at hospital helipads
06006 (PDF) Loss of air data sensors on the Boeing 717 in heavy rain or icing
06005 (PDF) Bounced Landing Training for 14 CFR parts 121 and 135 certificate holders
06004 (PDF) Approach and landing accident reduction: Sterile cockpit, fatigue
06003 Superseded by InFO 07013
Flotation equipment for inlap children
06002 (PDF) Ground deicing practices for turbine aircraft in nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135 operations and in Part 91
06001 (PDF) Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) Operations

2005 SAFOs

Number Title
05008 Superseded by SAFO 07002
05007 (PDF) Announcing AC 120-88, Preventing Injuries Caused by Turbulence
05006 (PDF) Avian influenza (AKA, avian flu, bird flu) current information for crewmembers
05005 (PDF) Bell 407 with Rolls Royce 250 series IV engine and FADEC
05004 (PDF) Portable oxygen for flight attendants must be connected by November 28, 2005
05003 (PDF) Flight attendant certification, notification by FAX (405-954-4105)
05002 (PDF) Multiple full deflection, alternating flight control inputs
05001 (PDF) Introducing SAFOs