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Best practices plus updated avionics equal fewer takeoffs and landings on a wrong runway or taxiway.
by Michel Trémaud
Standardization adds cautionary notes to more U.S. airport diagrams and airport/facility directories.
by Wayne Rosenkrans
Tire debris disabled sensors, causing a Learjet 60 to accelerate during a high-speed rejected takeoff.
by Mark Lacagnina
Many pilots and maintenance technicians don’t realize that routine tire-pressure checks are crucial to safe operations.
by Linda Werfelman
Surveys measure an increase in pilots’ use of strategic lateral offset procedures.
Foundation explores effectiveness of head-up guidance system technology in accident prevention.
Review of in-flight use of automated external defibrillators yields a more realistic picture of who survives.
Building a completely new airport in the United States is not an easy thing to do, especially if that airport has a 10,000-ft (3,048-m) runway, a 5,000-to-6,000 ft (1,524-to-1,829 m)…
by J.A. Donoghue
I had the pleasure of recently attending a conference on fatigue risk management systems (FRMS) in Mexico City. It is gratifying to watch these systems mature and be put into…
by William R. Voss
For a domestic operator, the United States provides one of the largest contiguous airspaces in the world governed by common rules and procedures. However, the comfort domestic flying confers can…
Misinterpreting the Stick Shaker? I read the article “Startled and Confused” (ASW, 3/10, p. 20) regarding the crash of a Colgan Air Bombardier Q400 on approach to Buffalo Niagara (New…
by Frank Jackman
Out of the Ashes | Australia’s PBN Plans | Cockpit Distractions | and more …
A survey of flight attendants reveals safety concerns about passenger carry-on baggage.
by Rick Darby
ICAO’s English-language proficiency standardization efforts still leave room for improvement.
by Rick Darby and Patricia Setze
An A320 continued descending after the flight crew initiated a go-around at decision height.