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Cautious cooperation precedes deadlines to integrate unmanned aircraft systems into U.S. civil airspace.
by Wayne Rosenkrans
Researchers credit a voluntary reporting system with detecting unsuspected sources of fatigue.
by Linda Werfelman
Non-standard phrases, slang and rapid-fire speech hinder pilot-controller communications.
First Person, GSIP Related Articles
Launching an SMS brings new challenges.
by Linda Wittenmyer
Environmental regulator prioritizes operational safety while introducing wastewater rules for U.S. airports.
An EMS crew chose to ditch, rather than risk flaming out during another approach to a remote island airport.
by Mark Lacagnina
The tablet computer — especially the iPad — is increasingly in use as an electronic flight bag.
by Mario Pierobon
GSIP Blogs and Opinions, President's Message
There is a lot of talk about data sharing as the next big safety challenge, with good reason: Data sharing is the key to achieving the next level of safety,…
by William R. VossPresident and CEO
In the June issue of AeroSafety World, I addressed the twin tragedies that had befallen African aviation earlier that month, with fatal accidents in Accra, Ghana, and, more famously, in…
by Frank JackmanEditor-in-Chief
As chief operating officer, my job at Flight Safety Foundation is like making sure the airplane is on its flight plan — that is, that the Foundation is on the…
by Capt. Kevin L. HiattChief Operating Officer
OCT. 20 — AAAE Safety Risk Assessment Compliance Workshop. American Association of Airport Executives. New Orleans. Janet Skelley, email@example.com, +1 703.824.0500, ext. 180. OCT. 22–24 — SAFE Annual Symposium. SAFE Association.…
by Flight Safety Foundation
Runway Friction Measurement Standards Mark Lacagnina’s article “Skidding Off a Cliff” (ASW, 6/12, p. 20) summarizes findings about a number of factors causing a runway overrun with a tragic outcome,…
Ground Anti-Collision Systems | Speed Brake Warnings | Mental Health Check-Ups | and more …
Flight Safety Foundation has prepared a new safety aid called the Functional Check Flight Compendium. It isn’t only pilots who are subjected to check rides. Aircraft are, too. Functional check…
by James M. Burin
Unconventional cabin features, such as side-facing seats, on small transport aircraft need exemptions from the FARs.
by Rick Darby
‘Drawing the line’ between mistakes and unacceptable behavior may not be the most important aspect of just culture.
Delayed deployment of speed brakes and thrust reversers led to a wet-runway overrun.