AeroSafety World

Cover Story, Human Factors

Simplified Vigilance Metrics

Russian scientists propose an alternative method to predict individual pilots’ fatigue on long-haul airline flights.

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Aviation Weather

Hazardous Ice

A 1994 crash prompted research aimed at preventing deadly encounters with freezing droplets of rain and drizzle.


Busy Being a Global Safety Team

Working together, we can deliver sustainable improvements in our wonderful industry.

Runway Safety (Conflicts), Airport Ops

Tracking Runway Incursions

Better collection of human factors–related data is seen as crucial in preventing runway incursions.

Safety Briefs

Safety News | October 2017

Missile Tests Called Threat to Aviation Safety | Final Report on MH370 Search | EU Drone Rules Sought | and more …

On Record

Decision Time

After detecting unusual noises and vibration, a 747 flight crew had to use their ‘professional judgment’ on whether to turn back or continue across the Pacific.


Trend Monitoring

BARS data show most reported aviation accidents in the onshore resource sector involve aircraft engaged in transporting passengers.

Safety Calendar

Aviation Safety Events | October 2017

OCTOBER 23–25 | 70th annual International Air Safety Summit (IASS 2017). Flight Safety Foundation. Dublin. Namratha Apparao, <>, +1 703.739.6700, ext. 101. NOVEMBER 6–8 | 83rd Canadian Aviation Conference and Tradeshow. Air Transport Association…