Disinfecting Cabins: Airworthiness Concerns

The FAA has issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin on the potential negative impacts from excessively cleaning the cabin.

Recently on a transient ramp I watched a pilot dousing the cabin and cockpit of his turboprop with a can of Lysol disinfectant spray—and he wasn’t being gentle. The FAA’s Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin NM-20-17 (Nov. 4, 2020) was written for folks like him, and the bulletin contains some worthy guidance for the rest of […]
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Editor in Chief Larry Anglisano has been a staple at Aviation Consumer since 1995. An active land, sea and glider pilot, Larry has over 30 years’ experience as an avionics repairman and flight test pilot. He’s the editorial director overseeing sister publications Aviation Safety magazine, IFR magazine and is a regular contributor to KITPLANES magazine with his Avionics Bootcamp column. When he’s not writing, Larry is working on a collection of guitar compositions for the upcoming Flying n’ Jazz production.