On August 28, the FAA issued a Fact Sheet on Runway Safety. It didn’t make headlines, but it identified significant facts relative to the recent SFO incident.
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Reports on the CVR and ADSE-X equipment are valuable reminders that technology and data systems are not replacements for human awareness.
A working hypothesis on the aborted SFO taxiway landing. It is too early to assume that corrective action based on early judgment will fix the problem.
LiLou the pig joined San Francisco International Airport’s Wag Brigade team, and is the first known airport therapy pig in the U.S. Lilou promises to surprise and delight guests at SFO with her winning personality, charming costumes, and painted nails.
FAA’s press releases about the new ATC towers at McCarran International Airport and San Francisco International Airport are replete with information about greenness, interesting design features, better worker amenities and the 2nd tallest US tower. BUT NO MENTION of how they will integrate into NextGen… VERY ODD?