Auditing for Best Practices 3 pages. [PDF 149K]
FSF Audit Team’s findings related to flight monitoring, training and personnel and recommendations for best practices in these areas.
Missed Opportunities 7 pages. [PDF 454K]
The pilots did not notice a misset pressurization mode selector and misidentified a warning about cabin altitude. After hypoxia struck, autoflight systems kept the 737 flying until the fuel ran out.
Committing to Automation 3 pages. [PDF 245K]
Technologies influence hand-flying skills, ATC safety nets, airport moving maps and runway-debris detection.
Common Route Ahead 4 pages. [PDF 219K]
Global Aviation Safety Roadmap demands sharper safety focus by states, regions and industry.
Dangerous or Just Different? 5 pages. [PDF 213K]
New questions about the safety of the MU-2B have been answered with proposed special requirements for those who fly the complex, speedy twin-turboprop.
Risks on Feathered Wings 5 pages. [PDF 249K]
As air traffic and wildlife populations increase, collisions between aircraft and wildlife — especially birds — are increasingly likely.
Last Line of Defense 4 pages. [PDF 213K]
Conclusions from the analyses of six approach and landing incidents that might have resulted in controlled flight into terrain but for timely warnings by TAWS.
‘Over in a Flash’ 4 pages. [PDF 300K]
How Airbus emptied a packed A380 12 seconds faster than necessary.