AeroSafety World

Runway Safety (approach and landing), Cover Story, Winter/Challenging Ops


U.S. airports implement new ways of assessing braking action on icy, snowy runways.

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Causal Factors

Lost in Reverse

Airflow disruption by excessive reverse thrust rendered the rudder useless when it was needed most.

Cabin Safety

Unexpected Delays

Disabled PA system and training gaps complicate evacuation of MD-88 occupants after New York runway excursion.

Human Factors

Failure to Communicate

Hearing — and understanding — the spoken word is crucial to safe flight.


High Wires

Wire strikes account for half of all aerial application accidents and serious incidents in Australia.

Safety Briefs

Safety News | November 2016

TSB’s ‘More Proactive’ Watchlist Pledging a “more proactive approach” to improving safety, the Transportation Safety…

Safety Calendar

Safety Calendar | November 2016

If you have a safety-related conference, seminar or meeting, we’ll list it.