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Lithium Batteries, Cover Story
A main deck cargo fire fed by lithium batteries led to the uncontrolled descent of a 747 freighter in Dubai.
by Mark Lacagnina
FSF BARS Program assesses threats to contracted remote operations involving flights to minerals, metals, oil and gas sites.
by Wayne Rosenkrans
Actual air density must be considered to reduce risk of degraded thrust and lift in takeoffs, landings, cruise and flight path changes.
by Ed Brotak
Rather than just a necessary cost of doing business, insurance can be a safety asset.
by Mario Pierobon
The operator’s financial predicament prompted its founder to continue a medical flight into IMC, the NTSB says.
by Linda Werfelman
European Parliament approves changes in flight and duty time limits.
Custom-designed logic trees in FORAS models focus one airline’s risk assessment before hundreds of daily departures, approaches and landings.
by Danny C. Ho, Chi-Bin Cheng, Huan-Jyh Shyur and Michael Hadjmichael
In the wake of Air France Flight 447 in June 2009 and more recent accidents, a lot has been said and written about how pilots are trained and about what…
by Capt. Kevin L. Hiatt | President and CEO
“Two Parties Start Work to Avoid Repeat Crisis”
by Frank Jackman | Editor-in-Chief
NOV. 3–8 — CANSO Global ATM Safety Conference. Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation. Amman, Jordan. Anouk Achterhuis, <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <www.canso.org/safetyconference2013>, +31 (0) 23 568 5390. NOV. 8–10 — HAC Convention & Trade…
by Flight Safety Foundation
North Sea Review | First Flight | Congestion in European Airspace | and more …
Researchers examine the cockpit task-management abilities of single pilots of very light jets.
A misunderstanding of an altitude assignment led to a near collision
between a civilian freighter and a military helicopter.