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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.
The Balloon Federation of America (BFA) recently sent representatives to attend “a meeting led by” John Duncan, FAA Director of Flight Standards.
AirFacts posted a set of 16 insightful quotes on the subject of pilots and aviation; all are worth posting on ready room walls and GA hangars. Here they are.
Three instances where good things are being done. One celebrates GA, one is an exercise of basic aviation safety, and one is a great message of “resurrection.”
At the ALPA 62nd Safety Forum, NTSB Chairman delivered a simple message to 400+ people, “The good news is that there is more automation; and the bad news is that there is more automation.”
A4A launched its 2016 advertising campaign ‘We Connect the World’ in addition to creating a dashboard informing customers about ATC and weather delay.
CALLBACK is THE monthly safety newsletter widely distributed among the US flyers. Its teaching power derives from its de-identified ASRS report excerpts.