AeroSafety World

Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Cover Story

Filling the Gaps

Drone task force says remote ID technology is key to other advances.

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Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT), Helicopter Safety

CFIT at Night

The NTSB cites a pilot’s failure to maintain altitude in a Huey’s CFIT crash in New Mexico.

On Record

Schedule Pressures Cited in Excursion

A 737 ended up on the grass when the captain was unable to slow it down to turn off the runway.

Fatigue, Human Factors

Play Time

Video games during breaks may ease controllers’ fatigue, report says.


‘Only … Material Consequences’

France reports no fatal commercial air transport airplane crashes in 2018, BEA says.

Safety Calendar

Aviation Safety Events | July–August 2019

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