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The Coming Story of ADS-BGAMCO's "small" Hangar Fire
MU-2 Widowmaker Strikes AgainRevisiting American Flight 587 - 5 Years later
RAF Nimrod MR2 Down Congressman Tancredo Speaks Out against the MU-2
Pulkovo TU154 Crash Caused by Excessive Climb/Stall/SpinSwissair 111 - Eight Years On
S7 Airlines (Sibir) A310 Crash in Irkutsk 09 July 2006The Transmile 727 Fuel-Tank Explosion in Bangalore
AA587 - No New NTSB ProbeFlight Safety Hazards About to Go Up at LAX Airport
Russian Aircraft Spotlit in African Crash Record727-200 Fuel Tank Explosion Bangalore India
Two Nasty Electrical Maladies (One Boeing & One Airbus)
Aging Airliner Issues to be Addressed by the FAA
Unsafe Kenyan Airstrips blamed for AccidentsMumps Spreading throughout the Midwest via Airliners
The Bombardier Fire FilesNTSB on The Egyptian Flash Airlines Crash Report
Close Calls on O'Hare Runways
Ramifications of TSB/NTSB findings on A300 Rudder Loss
Taxiway Landing TAP A340 Guarulhos (Sao Paulo) Some Nasty Runway Overruns - Past and Present
What's happening with Blankets?NASA/FAA to Archive Airlines' Safety Data
NASA Inspector General under InvestigationNASA Inspector General under Investigation (more indepth)
Some answers on West Caribbean Flt WCA708In Flight Entertainment System Fire - Lufthansa 747
2005 Aircrash Deaths Double 2004'sAfrica's Poor Air Safety Record is Addressed
Realtime Runway Incursion ResponsesCongressman Fights to Ground MU2
Search for Mallard Debris Continues
Object to TSA's Sharp Objects Change of Rule
The West Caribbean MD82 Crash Factual ReportLogan reports another incident on runways (17th in last 14 months)
Another Classic Icing Accident?The Finding in the Spanish Peacekeeper's Crash (Trabzon Turkey)
Safety Managers Squabble over Swissair Report Recs
October 2005 IASA Newsletter
A320 Nosewheel Failures Regulatory Fiasco RevealedA320 Nosewheel Failures - priors
AF358 (A340 Overrun Toronto) Crash Cause Bottom LinesAn Important Original IASA Safety Concept Enters Airline Service
Helios Crash Engineer Quizzed over Pressn Switch ErrorThe Return of Dreadle & the Demise of AMASS?
The Go-Round Prompter (IMPETUS)Airline Choice and Airline Safety Inextricably Linked
TSB Investigator Preliminary Findings AF358 Crash The Truths that Emerge Post Facto
Shuttle again Grounded due to Launch Tile LossesShuttle - NASA's Flawed Decisions
Already a Discovery tile damaged by Falling Debris (on the Launch-Pad)Shuttle Sensor Fault Probably due to Introduced Wire Grounding Issues
Air France A330 and a Bovine near CalamityNASA has no Post Columbia Solutions & Fails to Consider Prevention
Shuttle Launch Risks Still Exist says Review BoardNo Solutions in 10 Years for TWA800 Tank Explosions
More ATC ConcernsFour LAX ATC Near Misses on the Runway
A Swissair IFEN Replica EventThe Nigerian Aviation Safety Process
New Australian Airport Security PlansThe Lethality of Undetected Corrosion
The Legal Sequel to The Skyguide Midair CollisionAnother Mitsubishi MU-2 Fatal Accident
Towards Fewer CFITsExperts want a Volcano Alerting System
Failed Swissair Executives May Face Court-Cases Are Airlines outsourcing Safety?
GAO- Why did the TSA Lie about its Secure Flight screening program?How Did the 6 TIMCO Alien Mechanics Get Their FAA Licences?
Another PIA 777 Oily Brake Fire at Manchester UKThe Air Transat A310 Rudder Separation
Sherpa Crash Families Settle their SuitThe Onboard Spread of Disease in an Airliner
Passenger Requests (and gets) a Post-flight Pilot's Breath-TestA Cost-Based Solution to"No Anti-Manpads Measures"
No Anti-Manpads Measures say Congress - "Too Costly"Cathay Makes an Offer to the 49ers
The 2004 Airline Safety RecordThe High Powered LASER-Aimed Rifle
Fate of the Osprey is now in Marine HandsThe Origins of the Green Laser Strikes on Pilots of Late
The NTSB on Pre-Take-off Icing RisksBoeing Reviews 717 Electricals after a Fire
Experts Argue Over When to De-IceTV Stunguns - that can Cine Your Shocking Experience
Ex NTSB Chairman Jim Hall on Recent Terrain Avoidance AccidentsA Defence of that Lethal MU-2
Treating Air Accidents as CrimesA BizJet's Down
FAA Flies Blind on Risk (GAO Report) The Dick Ebersol Challenger Crash and De-Icing
China Eastern CRJ200 goes down in Frozen Mongolian Lake"Low on Gas". Are airlines forcing pilots to skimp on Fuel Reserves?
AA587 Tail Loss Down to A300 Pilot (NTSB Finding)Five injured in BA 777 Avionics Compartment Fire at Boston Logan Airport
Near Collision of two 777's over LondonThey Died at the End of a Long Duty Day (and after six sectors)
New Strife within the NTSBICAO outs all the Nations who Fail their Air Safety Test
Western US Comms Outage Leads to Widespread Midair RisksSynthetic Vision Comes of Age
Report on 22 Aug 02 BA 747-400 Cargo Compartment FireMore BA 747 Smokers (18 Aug 04 and 22 Aug 04)
Cargo Weight FraudA Bad Day in Oslo
Shuttle Modifications Flawed A Shuttle Solution for NASA
Carnahan Crash Suit agaianst Parker-Hannifin FailsClose Runway Incursion Calls at Ohare - Needing Dreadle
Another Original IASA Safety Idea Takes to the SkiesScramjet - Engine of the Future pg2 pg3 (pdf)
NASA Fails to Find a Leading-Edge Hole Shuttle Fix ...butNTSB - Aircraft Expertise at the Top of NTSB now an Issue
Scribes, scoring, strippers and crackingA Viable Alternative to Fuel-Tank Inerting?
Mercury Calling - You've been Quicksilvered Swiss ATC Admits Error In Ueberlingen Mid-Air Collision
Pilots Approved for Engineers' Preflight ChecksWas This an Incursion?
No-one Responsible for Air-Tanker Airworthiness - NTSBThe Gate-Crashing Ramp-Rash
Without a Trace - One Year Later (that missing 727)The Right to Know and the Right of Discovery Pt ONE (Part Two)
A Solution to Airborne Mobile Phone Use?The Hawthorne Effect and Cockpit Resource Management (CRM)
Who's doing your Airliner's Maint?Virgin Blue Maint Unable to Keep Pace with Expansion
China's Less deadlier AviationAll Airliners to be Fuel-Tank Inerted by 2013
Swiss Beef Up Their Air Safety System Swiss ATC Admits Blame in Mid-Air Collision
Quick Investigation- Business as UsualForum Discussion of "What Nova Said" on Swissair 111
-Program Airing on the "Deadly Legacy of Swissair 111"
Dissection of a Disaster (After Swissair 111's Investigation)
Post-Crash Revelations about Accident Airline World's Airlines Protest US Security Edicts
NASA Struggles to Regain Safety MomentumWas it the Missing 727 that Crashed at Benin?
UTA 727 down with 140 dead (out of 161 onboard) Is the FAA onto the GA passenger weight Problem?
OZ ATC changes May Not Improve Safety FEDEX MD-10 Crash Memphis (RH MLG again)
Boeing Says SilkAir 737 Crash was Not SuicideBlame for SIA 747 Taildrag in Auckland (12 Mar 03) placed on Pilots
The Paris Match Reporter's Article on the DHL A300 Missile-Hit The DHL A300 Missile Hit (Photographic Aftermath)
NTSB Chair Engleman Wants Higher Safety Standards Taiwan Legislators Create NTSB Equivalent
Swissair 111 Underfunding Revealed by FOIA How Do You Cost the Life of an AirCrash Victim?
New Al Qaeda Cargo Plane Threat Turn for the Worse - The Perils of the Circle
New Safety Links Page United Airlines 777 Cockpit Fire in Glasgow
FAA decrees Beech 1900D ChangesFederal Judge Dismisses Suit against the FAA
Emirates 777 Cargo-Hold FireSwissair 111 Cranks up Fire-Safety Research
The NTSB's Most Wanted Aviation Safety Improvements (Recorders) 1999 Montreal Convention Now Applies for Suing Airlines
The Discovery Channel (forthcoming Aviation Safety Programs) NASA's In-Orbit Tile Repair Solution
The Beech 1900D Pitch Problem Recurs(e)
The CAIB - A Shuttle Investigator Dissents
The NTSB's Safety AmbitionsIs Your Airliner Missile Ready?
An AA587 Theory that Holds Water The Proposed Columbia Shuttle Fixes
The CASA "Take" on SR-111's Final TSB ReportA Reliable Baggage Explosives Detector at Last?
An ERAU Historical Revisitation Columbia crew was told of Foam Strike
Canadian TSB Closes Book on Swissair 111United Space Alliance Safety Ethos Found Wanting by Columbia Inquiry
The Unsafe Skies of UnitedUkraine AirForce IL-76 Ejects up to 200 pax
The Latest Story on Circuit Breaker Inflight Resets Effects on Aircraft Avionics of Interference by Cellular Phones
President of PASS Criticizes the FAA at Hearing Flt SR-111 Probe puts the Highlight on Standby Flight Instruments
Is This a more likely Cause for Valujet 592?The Risk of Catching SARS Inflight
Airbus A330-300 IFE FireFrom an Anonymous Insider
IASA SR-111 News Clipping - Opens in MsWord SR-111 Pilots "Never Had a Chance" -TSB
Press Articles on TSB Swissair 111 Final Report TSB Report on SR111 (MS Word - 3mb zipped format download)
IASA Press Release - Final Report on Swissair 111 First Impressions (WEBCAST)- Final Report on Swissair 111
New NTSB ChairmanBoard Focus Now on Shuttle's Wing Leading Edge
TSB Public Notice of Swissair 11 Final Report DeliveryPrediction of "No Causes/many factors" for SR111
Valujet592 - Getting Nearer to the True Cause? Santa Barbara Aerospace Defends the IFEn as an SR-111 Crash Cause
NASA Engineers' Request for Space Shuttle Spy Satellite Imagery RefusedSwissAir-111 TSB Crash Report Presentation 10am 27 Mar (video)
GAO Official to Probe Aviation Sub Contractors Who is This Masked Man with the SR-111 Insider Knowledge?
More NASA Pre-Crash Emails Shuttle Columbia's Accident Sequence Clearer
Familiar Pattern for FAA Failings in SR111 Crash Columbia's Last Seconds
Columbia's Last OverhaulThe Columbia Failure Sequence
The Pre-Crash NASA memo Columbia Crash Cause Theories Take Shape
NASA Warned in 1990 about Vulnerable Tiles STS-107 Shuttle Crash (The Evidence Points Here)
Academics Speculate on Shuttle Cause The IL-76 Crash Imagery (Baucau East Timor)
The Loss of Shuttle Columbia (Cause and Cure) Shuttle Flaw Captured on Launch Cine
The Tragedy of NASA Shuttle Columbia Iced Launch Debris Decreed to be the Likely Cause
Pilots Object to New Licence-Loss Ruling "New Flight Hours Rules are a Killer" say Pilots
Found after Two Days -F28 Crash Site (Peru) Turkish RJ-100 Crash kills 75
The Charlotte Beech 1900D crash of MESA Airlines Beech 1900D Pitch Control Failure Mode AD's
3 Smoke or Fire Events a Day in the USA The Crow Hammer Wake Vortex Effect
The anti-SAM Initiative The AA Flt068 Event (of A300 Uncommanded Yaw)
NTSB Findings on Alaska 261 Crash The FAA's Part in Alaska 261
Air Canada Flt116 Cargo Hold Fire (Imagery)The 737 Rudder Fix AD
Air Canada Flt116 Cargo Hold Fire Pt 1Air Canada Flt116 Cargo Hold Fire Pt 2
28 Airlines Share DVT Lawsuit Fokker F50 Crash Luxembourg - Tracking A Cause
Alaska261 - Resolving a Lack of RedundancyAK261 Redundancy - Graphics
Looking Back - the SAS Crash at LinateTSA's Loy Says Some Security Rules "Stupid"
Familes to Dedicate Alaska261 Memorial The TSB Air-Tests On an MD-11 SR111 Smoke Simulator
Faulty Fuel Pumps - an Explosion Hazard Two TAM Crashes - and the Cow Died
The Nepal Air Safety Story Confidential Draft SR-111 Report Distributed
Blakey for a Bumpier Ride than Garvey Tall Tails from Airbus
Another Fire-Fighter Breaks up in Midair Firefighters Grounded after another Wing failure
TWA800 memorial Dedicated The Death of Aliyah
US Court Orders SIA to Assist Discovery (SQ006 Litigation) Midair Over Germany
A China Airlines 747 Breakup Opinion The Air TransatA330 Double Flameout
US Sets Foreign Airline Deadline for locked cockpit doorsSwissair Executives Indicted on Fraud Counts
CI-166 (Taiwan 747-200) Recorders Located. Theories abound. IASA Chairman's Visit to NASA to View Shuttle Wiring
A TWA800 Repeat?CI-166 747 explosion begins to look like TWA800
SilkAir Families Lose Out - and pay Supreme Court CostsAn SQ006 Report Commentary
Emery freight DC-8-71 crash hearing to be PublicNASA Accelerates Investigations into A300 Crash in Queens NY
FAA Airline Oversight Worse than Before => say their own InspectorsNTSB's 7th Update on the AA587 Investigation(with commentary)
AA A300 Pilot's Group Paper calling for "a Grounding" (save as..) American harassing A300 Pilot "Grounding" Group
The ATA's new Wiring Practices and GuidelinesIASA's latest Newsletter (Awakenings Mar 002)
The Need to AGGRESSIVELY Fight Inflight FiresThe ATA's Aging Wiring Concerns
Swissair Runs out of Time and CashAnother Case for DREADLE
Lax airport security usual in U.S. Polyimide (Kapton"") Insulated Wire

A330 Fuel System ( AT236 Fuel Leak )Aviation watchdog critical of wiring - Swissair111
Air Transat A330 Fuel Loss (#1) Air Transat A330 Fuel Loss (#2)
FAA Addresses Decayed Wiring TSB of Canada Safety Recs on sr111 28Aug01
FAA Plan Raises "Safety Bar" on Aircraft Wiring     

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FAA addresses wiring issues Agency will order steps to improve aircraft inspections

IASA Disappointed that No Provision for Performance Tests for Aircraft Wiring

Arc Fault breaker dances through first test
Standby to Repeat TWA800

Swissair 111 in depth
A Gulf AIR GF072 Reading List
Bad Troubles with A320 wiring
Swissair 111 Crash Insights
Cost/Benefit Reveals Artificiality in Safety
Reworked Swissair MD-11's
Swissair lawsuits working through the courts
Pertinent to TWA800?
A Wiring Smorgasbord
They HAVE Seen the LIGHT
Boeing's Perspective on ATSRAC wiring
For the want of a Spacer (Pt 1)
For the want of a Spacer (Pt 2) 
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