AeroSafety World

Runway Safety (approach and landing), Causal Factors

‘Something Was Not Right’

After near-disaster at SFO, the NTSB recommends action to aid in correctly identifying intended landing runways.

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Communication Problems

The role of the native English speaker in aeronautical radiotelephonic interactions

Fatigue, Aviation Research

Controlled Rest

Brief naps in controlled situations on the flight deck can be beneficial to managing fatigue, new report says.

Safety Regulation

A Boost for CVRs

The NTSB says recording capacity should be extended to 25 hours, up from the current 2-hour requirement.

Foundation Focus

Dr. Hassan Shahidi Named New FSF President and CEO

Flight Safety Foundation announced Nov. 12 that Dr. Hassan Shahidi, a long-time senior executive at…

Safety Briefs

Safety News | November 2018

Progress on Unstable Approaches | Controlling Brexit’s Impact on Aviation | and more …


Surge in Major Accidents 

Data show the number of fatalities in 2018’s major accidents swelled to 374, compared with…

Safety Calendar

Aviation Safety Events | November 2018

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