Safety In The Air Starts On The Ground

Air transport will continue to grow. It has a good relative safety record but public perception focuses on total accidents rather than relative safety. This has led to the setting of ambitious new safety targets for air transport, whose attainment will require improved knowledge of causes of accidents and better understanding of the effects of new technologies and procedures.

FLIGHT SAFETY RESOURCES

Marco Bitran

Fatigue – Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Can Make Mistakes With Disastrous Consequences

We all know how concentration suffers when we’re feeling tired, and that the hours we work - and their timing - have a strong influence over this. We also know we aren’t the only link in the chain of getting safely from A to B without human error creeping in.…

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Marco Bitran

The extreme tests planes go through before taking off

In the past airliners never used to go through a series of tests before taking off but today they have to go through that. This is very important for airlines as this ensures that they are safe and no accidents occur.  Aircraft on ground service is very important as it…

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Marco Bitran

Aircraft Maintenance: Getting Back To Work from A Deep Freeze

There are cases when local public airport is left unplowed and basically shut down during the winter. By the time the spring comes airplanes have been sitting in the cold for nearly six months. Though it’s easy to sermonize best practices for aircraft storage and maintenance, but everyone should be…

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Flight Safety

Human factors and operational environments are key elements while aircraft design, construction and maintenance, together with ATC operations and accident mitigation, also play important roles.