The juxtaposition of the excellent 2016 safety record and these industry messages serve to remind all aviation professionals to remain constantly aware of risks.
Three aviation safety announcements from the Paris Air Show, the world’s #1 convocation of military and civilian aircraft.
The point of EASA’s annual review is to focus the community on continuously improving aviation safety throughout Europe.
EASA commissioned two studies on Cabin Air Quality. The conclusions sound fairly safe, but there are unknowns about potential hazards and individual health problems. The FAA might want to participate in this study.
Flight Safety Foundation deserves kudos for developing the Global Safety Information Project (GSIP), a third party, independent analysis of the CAA’s collective actions.
A new study about pilot mental health published by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health concludes “hundreds of pilots currently flying are managing depressive symptoms perhaps without the possibility of treatment due to the fear of negative career impacts.”
It’s not unexpected that helicopters haven’t had the greatest safety history, but news releases by the FAA and USHST provide great and somewhat surprising news.
In 1996, the FAA was called the tombstone agency. After FAA’s proactive safety initiatives, 2012 was the safest year in aviation history and every year since.