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NTSB concern about confusion surrounding oversight of public aircraft operations prompts guidance and standardization.
by Wayne Rosenkrans
Misconfigured MD-82 stalled on takeoff.
by Mark Lacagnina
Excel worksheets help airline safety officers to predict return-on-investment while proposing risk mitigations.
Most accident investigators lack the tools and training to analyze language-related factors in aviation accidents.
by Elizabeth Mathews
Proposals call for reworking familiar systems that fall short in mitigating aviation risks.
Saving a crippled A380.
by J.A. Donoghue
Data show a decline in U.S. helicopter accidents in 2001–2010, with an accident rate of 5.7 per 100,000 flight hours.
by Clarence E. Rash
The flight path of the Bell 206L‑1 was characteristic of a pilot’s spatial disorientation and loss of control, the NTSB says.
by Linda Werfelman
ICAO annual report measures progress in bolstering aviation safety.
It’s time to eliminate an age-old cause of fatal accidents: spatial disorientation.
by Randy Gibb, William Ercoline and Lauren Scharff
I spent a couple days in a seminar in Dubai discussing the future of training in our industry — a session dominated, like most recent meetings, by discussions of “the…
by William R. Voss
Training is a topic for endless discussion in the aviation community, and for good reason. Accidents often point out gaps in training curriculums that allow hazards to grow with fatal…
New CAST Charter The U.S. Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST) has a new charter and leadership with two “aggressive goals,” says Ken Hylander, one of the new industry co-chairmen and…
Thai Airways flight operations safety analysis finds a reluctance to conduct go-arounds.
by Rick Darby
Evaluation of a flight attendant fatigue-fighting program shows promise.
Runway Safety (Conflicts), On Record
Misunderstood taxi information and distraction led to a runway incursion.