Aircraft safety is an important consideration for anyone who flies. Even though cars are much more dangerous than aircraft, planes inspire more fear than cars by their very nature as flying machines and because they remove control of the craft from the passengers. Regulatory bureaus such as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) take aircraft safety just as seriously as passengers do. This agency is tasked with creating and enforcing all regulations that affect aircraft safety. One way to pay attention is that the plane you are riding in is by looking at how fleet engineers are.
No other industry is as strictly regulated as the aircraft industry. Every company in the industry, from the giant manufacturers to the smallest parts suppliers, must meet strict standards. Every part created for every aircraft must meet strict tolerance limits; if it does not, it must be discarded and cannot be used. These regulations … Read More