Boeing’s new airplane safety data project expects a 140-fold increase in the annual data generated that will contribute to both developing integrated solutions and reducing the cost of operating and manufacturing. As Boeing initiates this project, SMS experts should be included in the design team.Read More
There seems to be a substantial risk that someone traveling on a train, bus, or crowded subway would be injured by a Samsung Galaxy Note7 conflagration. Shouldn’t these other modes issue similar orders prohibiting the carriage of these PEDs?
IATA’s statements are well-documented pleas for all stakeholders to prevent behavior of unruly passengers on board aircraft. Its specific request is for “more governments to ratify the Montreal Protocol 2014.” In spite of the repeated industry efforts, dangerous incidents have increased!
Since 2012 Flight Safety Foundation has engaged in an effort which could dramatically enhance aviation safety around the world— the Global Safety Information Project (GSIP). GSIP will leverage data at an even higher level and should extend the preventative actions from which the US and Europe are already benefiting.
In 1953 when Dr. Warren attended a trade show and saw an early recording device, little did he know that that accidental observation would be the beginning of an age of aviation safety which relies on the accumulation of little data bits on a tape to lower the risk in his industry. He, too, could have quoted from Numbers!
FAA’s Safety Mission Needs Staff Before New Space Role The Federal Aviation Administration offered to take on the task of informing commercial, civil and foreign satellite operators of possible on-orbit collisions, while leaving the Defense…
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Aviation safety is a goal of every responsible airline. Unfortunately, not all airlines meet that target with the same level of success. The juxtaposition of the Western Air Express and Island Air announcements appears to show the difference between aspiration and achievement.
An airport may be located in a community; its presence is national.
Each carrier’s SMS committee ought to review these investigative reports. The people who participate are well situated to formulate remedies for their pilots, dispatchers, flight attendants and training. As the Chairman pointed out if, the lessons of DL 1086 are properly considered, aviation safety will be benefited.
The FAA does not prohibit passengers from carrying these smart phones on planes nor does it order passengers not to include them in their checked baggage. Why?
Making the NTSB the enemy in a “fiction” labeled “The Untold Story Behind the Miracle on the Hudson” does no favors for aviation safety.
Sec. Ridge’s identified other aviation risks, but the stadium’s location does not “raise the specter of a plane” crashing into the Rams’ proposed home.
Andy Pasztor’s report hints at a confrontation in the FAA’s committee of professionals and of the public with the Families of Continental Flight 3407.
Most aviators are well aware of TCAS I, II, III, and IV, but you may not have heard of the TCAS XVI. A recent incident demonstrates that the 16th version works.