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During an extended time of successful airline operations, complacency can cloud vigilance. The fewer the problems, the more vigorous we must analyze data.
Prognos for Aircraft, a performance monitoring and alert solution, and Prognos for Engine, a dedicated failure prediction system, are both already in use.
Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO, and John Maggiore, Boeing managing director of maintenance and leasing solutions, spoke about the importance of Big Data to the future of aviation safety.
One of the most powerful tools in Aviation Safety is NASA’s ASRS Callback. The most recent edition highlighted 6 instances of complacency contributing to risk, but teaching valuable lessons.
George Mason University published a survey studying “the Economic Impact of Private and Sport Aviation.” Adding good economic data about contributions to the national economy is a useful goal. Using the data collected for other purposes would seem disingenuous.
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.
The FAA and the world’s CAAs use objective criteria to assess noise experienced around airports. The voices of individuals may be the basis for further examination of the data to see if here is any anomaly, but they do not constitute a determinative “vote.”