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Management Commitment and Aviation Safety. 32 pages.
Management commitment may be the single most importantdeterminant of airline or corporate aviation department safety. This issue is no longer available.
Cost-of-a-Cassette Air Safety. 13 pages.
Low-cost electronic data recording may streamline aircraft safety checks. This issue is no longer available.
Special Supplement: Crew Performance Monitoring and Training. Workshop Proceedings of Second Flight Safety Foundation International Advisory Committee Regional Safety Workshop. 98 pages.
This workshop on “Crew Performance Monitoring and Training” at the Grand Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. was organized by Flight Safety Foundation at the request of the FSF International Advisory Committee and sponsored by China Airlines. Its purpose was to provide focus to an extremely effective method of safety improvement, trend monitoring through the use of digital flight data recorders (DFDR). This issue is no longer available.
Fatigue Factor On Two-Man Crew 17 pages. [PDF 67K]
With the proliferation of two-member crews on air carrier aircraft and the broadening of operations from essentially regional to intercontinental, aircraft manufacturers and airline
management must be prepared to increase their efforts to minimize fatigue-producing factors.
You’d Better Sit Down: There’s Been A Crash 20 pages. [PDF 81K]
No overall plan exists to deal with the psychological grief of survivors of U.S. air accidents, say the authors. They report on a program aimed at meeting the post-crisis needs of one group of U.S. airline employees and their families.
Probabilistic Risk Assessment And Aviation System Safety 20 pages. [PDF 91K]
The author describes some of the work the Flight Safety Foundation has performed in examining current and leading safety indicators, emphasizing probabilistic risk assessment and the treatment of human performance issues in risk assessment.
Special Supplement: Safe Operations in Congested Airspace: Business and Commuter Flying in Europe. The Proceedings of the Flight Safety Foundation European Corporate Aviation Safety Seminar (ECASS).
This European Corporate Aviation Safety Seminar was the first such effort for the Flight Safety Foundation. As an initial venture, the attendance of approximately 50 individuals from nine nations is considered noteworthy. This issue is no longer available.
The First Two Minutes 21 pages. [PDF 75K]
The author reviews problems that have confronted flight crews during the critical takeoff phase and concludes that the accident record would improve considerably if as much attention is paid to the prevention of takeoff emergencies as to the response to them.
Our present high level of safety must be continued despite economic constraints if public confidence is to be retained, says the author in this discussion of management approaches to aviation
The Joint FAA/NASA Aircraft/Ground Vehicle Runway Friction Program 17 pages. [PDF 53K]
An overview of progress to date points to a need for continuing testing of runway friction performance of aircraft and ground vehicles in light of improved tires and brakes, according to the author.
The Manchester Accident — The Final Chapter 20 pages. [PDF 76K]
The author relates the firsthand accounts of crew members and passengers involved in the British Airtours Boeing 737 accident in Manchester, England, explores the cause of the accident and describes corrective actions that have been taken to prevent similar accidents.
Questions, More Questions 17 pages. [PDF 60K]
The author says cavalier disregard for company procedures prompted the captain of a CASA C-212 flight to make some incorrect decisions during his landing at a Detroit airport.