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  Aviation Safety   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is Australia's prime agency for the independent investigation of civil aviation accidents, incidents and safety deficiencies.
For example, the investigation into aviation fuel contamination affecting thousands of smaller aircraft at the end of 1999, could have led to a serious accident and highlighted a range of safety deficiencies in global aviation fuel standards and refining.
The majority of air safety occurrences are the result of a complex interaction of many factors that mayneed to be addressed for the purposes of accident prevention.
www.atsb.gov.au /aviation/aviation.aspx   (434 words)

 Aviation Safety Resources - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
In 1967, a unique safety device that allows the pilot to land a small aircraft's passenger compartment as a last resort was successfully demonstrated under FAA observation at the naval air station in Lakehurst, New Jersey.
The incorporation of safety devices that give the pilot additional options during the last seconds of an attempt to minimize fatality is the focus of the subject technology.
Aviation Safety Resources owns the patent to this technology, with an FAA directive allowing the owners to use this technology in U.S. airspace, and plans to bring it to today's market.
www.aviationsafetyresources.com /home.htm   (326 words)

 Jetliner Safety - Government's Role In Aviation Safety   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Other requirements address the safety equipment an airline must have on board each of its aircraft, the number of flight attendants that must be on each flight (this varies by aircraft type), rest requirements for flight crews, the content of pre-flight safety announcements, and de-icing and security procedures, to name just a few.
The FAA calls its program "Safer Skies." It is supported by the Commercial Aviation Safety Team, a government-industry partnership that brings together airlines, engine and airframe manufacturers, pilots, controllers, and representatives from the FAA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Department of Defense to work on enhancing safety.
Other organizations active in safety are the privately supported Flight Safety Foundation, the International Federation of Air Line Pilots' Association, the JAA and the International Civil Aviation Organization, which is affiliated with the United Nations.
www.boeing.com /commercial/safety/pf/pf_government_role.html   (1469 words)

 Aviation Safety Letter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The ASL includes articles that address aviation safety from all perspectives, such as safety insight derived from accidents and incidents, information tailored to the needs of maintenance and servicing personnel and aviation managers, and much more.
Note: Some of the articles, photographs and graphics that appear in the Aviation Safety Letter are subject to copyrights held by other individuals and organizations.
In such cases, some restrictions on the reproduction of the material may apply, and it may be necessary to seek permission from the rights holder prior to reproducing it.
www.tc.gc.ca /civilaviation/systemsafety/newsletters/tp185/menu.htm   (384 words)

 Air safety - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Air safety is a broad term encompassing the theory, investigation and categorisation of flight failures, and the prevention of such failures through appropriate regulation, as well as through education and training.
Of particular significance was the Air Commerce Act 1926, which required pilots and aircraft to be examined and licensed, for accidents to be properly investigated, and for the establishment of safety rules and navigation aids, under the Aeronautics Branch of the Department of Commerce.
Bird strike is an aviation term for a collision between a bird and an aircraft.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aviation_safety   (4188 words)

 Aviation Safety Center
The US Forest Service Aviation Safety Program is based on the philosophy that all aircraft mishaps are preventable.
Aviation safety is a core value in the Forest Service.
The mission of the safety program is to provide uncompromising service in all matters pertaining to interagency aviation safety.
www.fs.fed.us /fire/av_safety/index.html   (113 words)

 TSI Aviation Safety Division
The Aviation Safety Division was created within the Transportation Safety Institute in 1971 to support the national program efforts and initiatives of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The aviation safety program provides accident investigation and aviation safety training to FAA personnel and others within the Federal government and the aviation industry.
The Aviation Safety Division will provide training and technical assistance to meet the specific individual needs of agencies or organizations with aviation safety programs.
www.tsi.dot.gov /divisions/Aviation/aviation.aspx   (433 words)

 Accident Reconstruction Network - Aviation
Aviation Safety Alliance - advocacy organization dedicated to educating the media and the general public about aviation safety.
Aviation Safety Data - provides the public with access to several of the principal aviation safety data and information sources the Federal Government uses.
Aviation Safety Institute - The ASI examines both aviation accidents and incidents, with particular emphasis on incidents.
www.accidentreconstruction.com /research/aviation/index.asp   (489 words)

 NBAA Safety > Business Aviation's Excellent Safety Record Detailed
Aviation safety expert Bob Breiling, whose numbers NBAA relies upon, calculates from NTSB data accident statistics using a more precise approach that allows for “apples-to-apples” comparisons.
To place the safety performance of the business aviation community in full context, it is important to understand that, historically, corporate/executive and business aircraft operators have compiled the best safety statistics of any segment of general aviation.
Through such safety initiatives, corporate/executive aircraft, flown by two-person professional pilots or crews, have compiled in recent years a safety record that is comparable to that of FAR Part 121 airlines.
web.nbaa.org /public/ops/safety/20041130.php   (677 words)

 AIG Aviation.com - Safety and Loss Control
Prior to joining AIG Aviation, Ray was the director of safety for Omniflight Helicopters, Inc. for eight years, where he was responsible for managing the corporate safety department and supervising and educating 35 base safety specialists.
Ann was Senior Director of Safety, Security, and Internal Evaluation for Spirit Airlines where she conducted in depth regulatory audits in the areas of training, ground and ramp operations, cargo handling, in-flight cabin safety, dispatch, station and flight operations, for both Part 135 and 121 operations.
She has extensive knowledge of aviation safety and security as demonstrated by her designation as a primary liaison to the FAA and TSA.
www.aigaviation.com /SafetyLoss/OurTeam.aspx   (790 words)

 Boeing: Aviation Safety and Aviation Security   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Aviation safety refers to the efforts that are taken to ensure airplanes are free from factors that may lead to injury or loss.
Aviation security is only one component that may affect passenger safety.
The most recent and largest aviation security project is the partnership between Boeing's Space and Communications Services and Siemens Corp. to install and maintain explosives detection systems at the 438 U.S. commercial airports.
www.boeing.com /commercial/news/commercial/news/feature/safety.html   (1551 words)

 FOQA - Aviation Safety v. Legal Rights
Recently, Congress enacted the Federal Aviation Reorganization Act of 1996 (49 U.S. Code Section 40123) which gives the administrator of the FAA the right to withhold "voluntary" submitted information from disclosure where it effects flight safety or security, and disclosure would inhibit the free flow of such information to the agency.
The law, lawyers and the litigation process, may appear to be interfering with the worthy safety goals of FOQA; however, the freedoms of a democratic society can only be protected when the competing legal rights of all parties involved are protected.
 Many FAA enforcement actions are necessary and not all air crash litigation is frivolous.
Anyone with an aviation law problem should be guided by the advice of his or her lawyer, under applicable federal and state laws, after a full and confidential disclosure of all relevant facts.
www.aviationlawcorp.com /content/foqasafety.htm   (4923 words)

 Aviation Safety Training   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Loss of control in flight (LOCIF©) continues to be a major cause of fatalities in the aviation industry.
Aviation Safety Training's "Upset" Recovery Training Program (AMP©) was developed in response to the increasing focus on in-flight upset training by the airlines, corporate flight departments, insurance companies, governmental agencies and the FAA.
Aviation Safety Training's clients include air carriers, corporate flight departments, governmental agencies, owner/operators, and general aviation pilots.
www.aviationsafetytraining.com /amp_old.html   (280 words)

 Aviation Safety Foundation Australasia (ASFA) - Home
The Aviation Safety Foundation Australasia (ASFA) is a non-Government, independent, not-for-profit, apolitical, incorporated, public company that is limited by guarantee.
ASFA's vision is SAFE AND SOUND AVIATION and its primary function is to independently promote and facilitate "safe" and also complementary "sound" business practices across all sectors of the aviation industry through the identification, development, delivery and audit of accreditation programs that meet current and future priorities and demand.
ASFA's priority focus is Preventative Aviation Safety and Continuous Improvement across all sectors of the aviation industry, nationally and internationally.
www.asfa.org.au   (204 words)

 NCDOT, Division of Aviation, Safety & Education, Programs and Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The NCDOT Division of Aviation, Safety and Education Section, is dedicated to keeping North Carolina "First in Flight" and "First in Safety." We work to create and promote safety and educational events throughout the year.
Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) seminars allow aircraft mechanics, repair station employees and aircraft maintenance students to keep up with the latest industry trends and safety issues in aviation maintenance.
General aviation pilots in the EAA reached their goal to fly one million young people by December 2003, commemorating 100 years of powered flight, which began in North Carolina.
www.ncdot.org /transit/aviation/what/safetyed   (1072 words)

 FAR 145 - repair station training & aviation regulation training software.
Aviation Safety Bureau provides aviation regulation training software and aviation technical services.
Aviation regulations set forth by civil aviation authorities establish minimum standards that must be
Aviation Safety Bureau's products and services can help aviation organizations ensure continued compliance with government-mandated regulations and quality standards.
www.aviationbureau.com   (143 words)

 Research on Aviation Safety   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Aviation safety may be accomplished by three means: training, design, and regulations.
Research at the Institute of Aviation over the past few years has been in the mainstream of national efforts examining the first two of these approaches, as reflected in several efforts.
One of the key issues examined by the panel is that of free flight, involving the redistribution of authority between ground and air.
www.aviation.uiuc.edu /NewsArchives/newsletter/w98avinews/avisafty.htm   (380 words)

Aviation Safety is a topic that is discussed often within the General Aviation (GA) community.
On a personal level, each individual is interested in their safety and the safety of their passengers and does their best to ensure safety through proper training and judgment.
The National Aviation Safety Data Analysis Center (http://nasdac.faa.gov/) allows access to several of the principal aviation safety data and information sources the Federal Government uses for various purposes.
www.eaa.org /communications/eaanews/030822_challenges.html   (736 words)

 Great Aviation Quotes: Safety
If you are looking for perfect safety, you will do well to sit on a fence and watch the birds; but if you really wish to learn, you must mount a machine and become acquainted with its tricks by actual trial.
The high level of safety achieved in scheduled airline operations lately should not obscure the fact that most of the accidents that occurred could have been prevented.
For they had learned that true safety was to be found in long previous training, and not in eloquent exhortations uttered when they were going into action.
www.skygod.com /quotes/safety.html   (3521 words)

 Aviation: Incidents & Safety   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research AAIR is a source for U.S. military aircraft accident reports and individual aircraft record (history) cards.
Aviation Safety Project Dedicated to improving aviation safety through increased understanding of pilot decision-making.
Aviation Safety Reporting System The ASRS is a cooperative program established by the FAA's Office of the Assistant Administrator for System Safety, and administered by NASA.
www.aeroinfo.org.in /aviation/incidents.html   (1159 words)

 Amazon.com: Aviation Safety: Magazines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Aviation Safety, another fine monthly from Belvoir publications, focuses on a variety of safe piloting topics.
For example, most aviators are familiar with the "demonstrated crosswind component" in the pilot operating handbook.
Aviation Safety might have an article explaining how to develop your piloting technique so if you were faced with a stronger crosswind, you could operate in a less forgiving zone of performance.
www.amazon.com /Aviation-Safety/dp/B00007AVJT   (527 words)

This article appeared in the October 2002 edition of Aviation Safety and is reprinted here by permission.
This article appeared in the January 2002 edition of Aviation Safety and is reprinted here by permission.
This safety summit meeting brought together the nation's leading aviation safety experts to review the accomplishments of 1995 and set the aviation safety agenda for 1996.
www.avweb.com /safety   (397 words)

 The rec.aviation.soaring safety FAQ version 1.02
This FAQ is a collection of aviation safety articles which I feel are of particular interest to sailplane pilots.
The ideal sunglasses for aviation are neutral grey in colour to avoid affecting colour discrimination, and have a luminous transmittance of between 10 and 15%, that is, they will filter 85 to 90% of the glare effect.
Many safety devices and procedures that are developed for air carriers and commercial aviation are resisted by other general aviation pilots because of the expected increase in operating costs.
w3.gwis.com /~mks/safety.htm   (20479 words)

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The role of the CAA’s Safety Regulation Group is to develop our UK world-class aviation safety environment, in partnership with industry, by driving continuous improvements in aviation safety in the UK and, in partnership with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), across Europe.
The European Community established EASA with the legal competence to be the rulemaking and standard setting organisation for aviation safety regulation on behalf of all its member states.
Moreover, as a Competent Authority, SRG acts as an executive arm of EASA in delivering safety oversight of UK industry against EASA’s pan-European rules and standards, in addition to its strategic national objective of ensuring that the UK’s aviation good safety performance is, at least, sustained at its present level.
www.caa.co.uk /default.aspx?categoryid=3   (327 words)

 NOAA Aviation Safety Policy
As such, public aircraft are not subject to many federal aviation regulations, including requirements relating to aircraft certification, maintenance, and pilot certification.
Use of aircraft in the NAOD shall be limited to those types of operations for which they have been qualified (e.g., an aircraft qualified for remote sensing may not be used for transportation unless specifically cleared for transportation).
.06 Aviation Safety Training for NOAA personnel who fly on any aircraft in the performance of their official duties and for all individuals who fly on aircraft owned or operated by NOAA can be found in the Exhibit to this Order.
www.omao.noaa.gov /aviationsafety/policy.html   (2467 words)

 Aviation Safety
Aircraft Safety and Operating Problems: The Proceedings of a Conference Held at Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, October 18-12, 1976.
Aviation Safety: Progress on FAA Safety Indicators Program Slow and Challenges Remain.
Buck, Robert N. The Pilot's Burden: Flight Safety and the Roots of Pilot Error.
www.hq.nasa.gov /office/hqlibrary/pathfinders/avsftybk.htm   (565 words)

 Aviation Safety Organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Aviation Safety Alliance is a 501(c)(6) advocacy organization dedicated to educating the media and the general public about aviation safety.
The Aviation Safety Institute is a non-profit aviation safety research center with headquarters in Worthington, Ohio.
In 1995 David Hinson, the FAA Administrator, challenged the industry to 'Zero Accidents,' and proposed a new and innovative approach to aviation safety, an approach that is proactive rather than reactive.
courses.unt.edu /madden/WWW/wwwlinks.html   (2258 words)

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