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Crew observations show that checklists and monitoring are not as effective as generally assumed.
by Benjamin A. Berman and R. Key Dismukes
An unfamiliar, Western-type attitude indicator was little help to the disoriented Russian captain when an upset occurred.
by Mark Lacagnina
Inattention to safety briefings, life vests and life lines increased risks after US Airways Flight 1549 touched down.
by Wayne Rosenkrans
An examination of basic instrument flying by airline pilots reveals performance below ATP standards.
by Michael W. Gillen
Accident investigators traced the fatal crash of an AS 350D to a fatigue fracture in a power turbine blade.
by Linda Werfelman
Flight simulator instructors keep an open mind about real-time synthesis of ATC environments.
Optimizing flight attendants’ retention of safety knowledge and skills can enhance crew resource management.
by Flight Safety Foundation
That new face at Flight Safety Foundation is me, Kevin Hiatt, and I’d like to introduce myself. I joined the Foundation in early July. In my role as executive vice…
by Capt. Kevin L. Hiatt
Surprises in aviation are rarely pleasant, and that’s what a couple of Continental Airline pilots got in late 2008 when they taxied for departure from Denver International Airport (DEN) with…
by J.A. Donoghue
Maintenance Training | Windshield Fires | ALAR Tool Kit Revisited | and more …
If you’re a long-time veteran, you need to go out of your way to impart wisdom to the ones just coming on line.
by John Allen
The 2009 C-FOQA aggregate data show improvements in most metrics.
by Rick Darby
Flight crew distraction and confusing lighting were implicated in misaligned nighttime takeoffs.
by Rick Darby and Patricia Setze
The 747 flight crew was unaware that most of the leading-edge flaps had retracted on liftoff.