Safety

Day Three at the International Air Safety Summit 2015

Safety Management at the State Level – Hazel Courteney, U.K. CAA and Amer Younoss, FAA Ms. Courteney took the stage and presented about Safety Risk Management at the State Level. Ms. Courteney mentioned ICAO’s Annex 19: Safety Management, and how there are plans to add safety management, safety performance improvement and emergency response planning to the 

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Day Two at the International Air Safety Summit 2015

Resilience in Aviation - Harry Nelson, Executive Operational Advisor to Product Safety, Airbus As part of the Training and Operations session, Harry Nelson entered the stage. Mr. Nelson presented about resilience in the aviation industry. Resilience is an industry issue. Mr. Nelson stated that at the end of the day, organizational resilience is about people and 

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Day One at the International Air Safety Summit 2015

Opening Ceremonies Jon Beatty, the CEO and President of FSF greeted attendees and introduced Ken Hylander, the Chairman of the Board of Governors of FSF. Since 1947, Flight Safety Foundation has worked on enhancing aviation safety, serving as a catalyst for change in various safety initiatives, such as anti-collision lights or the approach and landing 

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Dangerous Goods On-Board of Aircraft

Most passengers do not realize that most aircraft carry hazardous materials in the cargo hold underneath the passenger cabin. There are of course strict requirements on how to safely stow and package these goods. In the world of air cargo, these dangerous items are called "Dangerous Goods" or in short just "DG". If you have followed 

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FAA Started IASA Audit of Thailand

According to this article in Aviation Week, the FAA has started its audit to determine whether to downgrade Thailand from Category 1 to Category 2, which could have consequences for Thai's flight from Bangkok to Los Angeles (via Incheon). If the downgrade happens, other countries could follow and impose restrictions on airlines based in Thailand. Read 

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Study Suggests That Level of ICAO Standard Implementation May be Linked to Aviation Fatality Rate

Who doesn't like correlation? As academics, we are always hunting for significant correlations. While they (of course) do not imply causality, we nevertheless may be able to learn something based on a good statistical analysis. A colleague of mine asked me to write a post about his article which just got published in the Journal 

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