AeroSafety World December 2009–January 2010
68 pages. [PDF 4.5M]
Disappointing Level-Off 6 pages. [PDF 415K]
The decade just ended averaged 0.57 major accidents per million departures of Western-built commercial jets.
Something Changed 4 pages. [PDF 285K]
The short runway was familiar, but the big new bizjet was not.
Red Flags on SMS 4 pages. [PDF 250K]
Friction builds in Canada’s push for safety management systems.
Fatal Descent 6 pages. [PDF 419K]
Inadequate weather assessment and weak risk management helped set the stage for a HEMS crash in a cloud-covered, wooded area.
Rough Ice Is Bad Ice 6 pages. [PDF 491K]
A new concept in understanding in-flight icing gathers believers.
Rest in Place 5 pages. [PDF 357K]
Some aviation officials and aeromedical specialists recommend controlled napping to help keep pilots alert; others say naps aren’t the answer.
Executive Ability 4 pages. [PDF 368K]
China Southern Airlines prepares flight crews to optimize operational safety and profit.
President’s Message | Unnecessary Slide [PDF 85K]
Editorial Page | Deux ex Machina [PDF 70K]
Air Mail | Letters From Our Readers [PDF 128K]
Safety Calendar | Industry Events [PDF 72K]
In Brief | Safety News [PDF 174K]
Data Link | Part 135 Sightseeing Flight Accident Rates Improve. [PDF 198K]
Info Scan | Both Sides Now [PDF 160K]
On Record | Control Anomaly Catches Crew Unaware [PDF 302K]
Smoke Fire and Fumes | Events in the United States, September–October 2009 [PDF 65K]