AeroSafety World

Cover Story, Helicopter Safety

‘A Culmination of Deficiencies’

Inadequate training and oversight set the stage for the AS350’s crash onto a New Zealand glacier, the TAIC says.

Issue Highlights

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Cabin Safety

Winging It

Unrecognized terminology leads confused passengers to activate escape slides on an A320.

Fitness for Duty, Aviation Medicine

Problematic Substance Testing

Drug- and alcohol-testing methods differ among jurisdictions, but their goals are the same.

Runway Safety (approach and landing), Airport Ops

Lighting the Path

Report shows runway veer-offs may have a link to wide runways without centerline lighting.

Safety Briefs

Safety News | June 2019

Faulty Parts on Some 737s, FAA Says | Analyzing Airspace Infringement | and more …


Topping the List

IATA data show runway excursions remained the most frequent types of accidents in 2018.

Safety Calendar

Aviation Safety Events | June 2019

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