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IASA Chairman's Statement on the Terror Attacks upon America

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30 Mar 03
TSB Final Report Presentation Video
SwissAir 111
Final Report (3mb zipped MsWord Doc)

Final Report (32mb pdf format download)

26 April 10 The Real Reason behind Regional Turboprop Icing-Induced Crashes?
13 April 10 The #4 Bearing Failure Anomaly (more insights on Airline Service Difficulty Reporting-Word Doc)
11 April 10 The Air France Flt 447 Theory (=> Part 2)

07 April 10 Fatigue Risk Management Systems
10 April 10 The Phantasm called SDR (Airline Service Difficulty Reporting)
31 Oct 09 The Birth of IASA
28 Oct 09 Aberrant NWA pilots lose their Licences
05 Oct 09 The Runway Debris Finder
08 Sep 09 The Near One
07 Sep 09 The Inflight Bomb Risk
17 Aug 09 The AF447 Pitot Heat Story
07 Aug 09 A Worrying Trend in Air Safety
02 Aug 09 AVIANCOSH
31 Jul 09 Airbus urges Airlines to change Pitot Head Sensors
14 Jun 09 The FAA takes a bad rap on ASAP Failures
09 Jun 09 Technical Take-off Advisories
03 Apr 09 The Accident and Fatality Record for 2008
27 Mar 09 Italy Convicts Fatal ATR42 Crash Pilot who prayed instead of attending to the Emergency
27 Mar 09 The InFlight Entertainment Hazard Repeats
26 Mar 09 The Narita Crash of a FEDEX MD-11
25 Mar 09 Cryogenic Death
24 Mar 09 The Thermic Lance
07 Mar 09 ADIRU fault detection and tolerance- the QANTAS Incidents
03 Mar 09 Video - TCP in Toxic Cabin Air (7 mins)
14 Feb 09 Continental Flight 3504 Crash - the Asymmetric Icing Theory
07 Feb 09 Imagery of C17 Gear-up Landing at Bagram
06 Jan 09 Airlines Sue the FAA Over Pilot Rest Times
04 Jan 09 Another Unacceptable Automation Induced Near Accident
21 Dec 08 Airlines Abandon Safety Incident Reporting Program (aka ASAP)
20 Dec 08 An Anti-Icing Philosophy Change
18 Dec 08 Another 777 Engine Rollback
11 Dec 08 The GOL1907 Tragedy Final Report in English (6.3mb pdf file)
30 Nov 08 An Indepth Langewiesch on the GOL1907 Tragedy
18 Nov 08 Just When You thought an Issue had been Resolved....
08 Oct 08 QANTAS A330-300 Inflight Upset Caused by Sticking Elevator Actuator Seals
04 Oct 08 Some Insights into Spanair's MD82 Crash
25 Sep 08 The FAA and Dysfunctional Leadership
01 Sep 08 The IASA Letter to Congressman Bart Gordon (MS Word doc)
01 Sep 08 The Congressman Gordon Letter to the FAA - on wiring safety (.pdf file)
31 Aug 08 The Kapton Fire Hazard
31 Aug 08 Congress Questions Safety of Airliner Wiring, Insulation
30 Aug 08 Former Top Doc Returns for Swissair 111 Memorial
30 Aug 08 Peggy's Cove Remembers the Night of Swissair 111
30 Aug 08 Experts: Skies still unsafe a decade after Swissair crash
31 Jul 08 New Fuel Tank Rules
18 Jul 08 Inerting Inertia Continues
17 Jul 08 JETEYE anti-MANPADS Laser Protector flies
23 May 08 UK spy plane fleet 'not airworthy', says coroner

20 May 08 FAA Report on American Airlines MD80 Mass Grounding

FAA Pictorial Report on American Airlines MD80 Mass Grounding

FAA Pictorial Attachments to Report on American Airlines MD80 Mass Grounding

20 May 08

Dept of Transport Reports on American Airlines MD80 Mass Grounding

17 Apr 08 The Problem with Wire Ties
16 Apr 08

No 2007 deaths on scheduled U.S. airlines

04 Apr 08

Maintenance concerns latest headache for fliers

26 Mar 08

Anti-missile system pushed for commercial planes

20 Mar 08 Tankers and Fuel-Tank Explosions
25 Feb 08 Runway system being tested could save lives
18 Feb 08 Talking to a Crash Expert
15 Feb 08 The Deteriorating Aviation Human Error Scenario in Africa
13 Feb 08 The Icing Threat is Addressed
11 Feb 08 Toxic Airlines
09 Feb 08 Ten Years later for Iridian/Roadshow
04 Feb 08 The LAB 727 Fuel Exhaustion Crash in Bolivia
03 Feb 08 The Unimproving Situation with Runway Incursions
01 Feb 08 The latest Theories on the BA Flt 038 777 Dual Thrust Failure
28 Jan 08 The UK Daily Mail sucks Data from Pprune.org
27 Jan 08 Cold Fuel Management (and Flight BA038)
26 Jan 08 The Flight Attendants' Story
24 Jan 08 The BBC Endorses the BA038 Crash Cause given immediately below (at )
22 Jan 08 The British Airways 777 Heathrow Crash Likely Cause
20 Jan 08 The Unthrustworthy 777 (TOGA as a Solution to Unresponsive FADEC software)
18 Jan 08 An Iberian A320 at Bilbao (graphics)
16 Jan 08 The Blue Ribbon Panel on Pilot Fatigue (3 pages)
15 Jan 08 QANTAS Coffee Grounds Ground QANTAS 747(s)
13 Jan 08 Data Mining of Incidents seen as a Solution to Proactive Accident Protection
09 Jan 08 It's not Just ash that can Cause Multiple Engine Failures
05 Jan 08 Aviation Accidents - A positive account compared with 2006
03 Jan 08 EMAS Overruns - the 2007 Year in Review (114kb PDF file)
26 Dec 07 Pilot Shortages -"the Rest of the Story"
25 Dec 07 Pilot Shortages and Risk management
24 Dec 07 The Gambian Aviation Watchdog is Framed
22 Dec 07 Does Low Cost Mean High Risk?
13 Dec 07 How Do Airlines Fight Ground Icing?
08 Dec 07 The Nimrod Crash Cause
04 Dec 07 GAO Report: High Risk For 'Catastrophic' Runway Crash
26 Nov 07 RAF admits Nimrods hit by 900 fires in 20 years
23 Nov 07 Survival Story
13 Nov 07 The Ten Plane Crashes that changed Aviation
10 Nov 07 The Eventual Wiring Result has Arrived
07 Nov 07 NTSB Weighs Measures to Improve Air Safety
03 Nov 07 Human factors and safety: managing the risk
31 Oct 07 Airline Safety- Despite Advances, More must be Done (Jim Hall)
30 Oct 07 A Crime Against Safety
29 Oct 07 Understanding Human Error
28 Oct 07 Nigerian Air Safety - A Global Perspective
27 Oct 07 SpyPlane Sent to War with fatal Flaw
25 Oct 07 The Answer to Aerial Delays - NextGEN
19 Oct 07 Safety Fears on No-Pilot Airplanes
17 Oct 07 What Electrically Crashed the International Space Station?
16 Oct 07 EMS- Angels in the Sky
15 Oct 07 Ten Plane Crashes That Changed Aviation
14 Oct 07 How to Survive a Plane Crash
13 Oct 07 One Fatality per 4.5M Departures is now the Norm
11 Oct 07 Ice Makes Plane Tough to Fly
09 Oct 07 Forensic Disaster Response: The Crash of Comair 5191
08 Oct 07 Fixing small problems helps reduce fatal airline crashes
07 Oct 07 Identifying the post-Accident Dead
01 Oct 07 Air NZ Grounds their Beech 1900's
30 Sep 07 Fatal Crashes of Airplanes Decline 65%
30 Sep 07 FAA's Sabatini Says
27 Sep 07 MagniCharter 737 Crash Guadalajara (imagery)
26 Sep 07 Gulfstream G-II Forced down, crashes (drug Smuggler) - (imagery)
25 Sep 07 Amazing Beech 18 Crash Fort Lauderdale Florida  (imagery)
24 Sep 07 Low Cost Airline Growth Likely Unaffected by Phuket Crash
20 Sep 07 String of crashes in Asia raises concerns about airline safety
18 Sep 07 Another Runway Incursion Solution
13 Sep 07 What an FAA Legacy!
05 Sep 07 NTSB concerned about potential for cockpit fire in some Boeing jets
30 Aug 07 Use of Simulators to Avoid Runway Incursions
21 Aug 07 The Other Side of Pilot Error
19 Aug 07 The Ultralight Revolution
16 Aug 07 FAA Administrator Calls for Runway Safety Improvements
10 Aug 07 Recalling the Crash of Northwest Airlines Flight 255
05 Aug 07 The Facts Behind the Liquid Terror Bomb Plot
03 Aug 07  New Technology at Ft Lauderdale for Avoiding Runway Incursions
02 Aug 07 FAA Urged to Require Flight-Crew Double-check of Departure Runway
01 Aug 07 A QANTAS 747-300 is badly Damaged (imagery)
30 Jul 07 A Logical Explanation for the TAM A320 Accident in Congonhas, Sao Paulo Pt2
25 Jul 07 How to Deal With an Inflight Fire (60kb pdf file)
22 Jul 07 If you Want to Survive an Air Crash
21 Jul 07 A Logical Explanation for the TAM A320 Accident in Congonhas, Sao Paulo
20 Jul 07 Risky Indian Airports
19 Jul 07 Indian Landing Miracles
09 Jul 07 Nosewheel Missing (imagery)
07 Jul 07 Tail-tipped 747 in Accra (imagery)
05 Jul 07 Altitude Sickness in the Cabin
02 Jul 07 A PLB Can Save Your Life
30 Jun 07The Value of Aircrash Dramatizations
28 Jun 07 EU Bans all Indonesian Airlines
26 Jun 07 Gemini MD-11F Tipup Dubai (imagery)
25 Jun 07 G Force 111
24 Jun 07 G Force 11
23 Jun 07 G Force 1
22 Jun 07 Spatial Orientation 111
21 Jun 07 Spatial Orientation 11
20 Jun 07 Spatial Orientation 1

19 Jun 07 The People Portal II

13 Jun 07 The People Portal II (imagery)

22 May 07 A Cathay Pacific 747 Freighter Chucks a Thrust Reverser

20 May 07 The Air India 182 Continuing Inquiry

19 May 07 The African Airlines Story

15 May 07 The SilkAir Judgment

07 May 07 Fatigue Risk Management Systems

05 May 07  Remains of 587 Victims are finally buried

30 Apr 07 Lightning, the 787 and Fire
29 Apr 07GAMCO's "Small" Hangar Fire

28 Apr 07 Wheeltug (the new taxi mode)

26 Apr 07 Running out of Gas

04 Apr 07 Whatever Happened to Plastic Airplanes?

03 Apr 07 How Safe is Flying Today?

31 Mar 07 What's Wrong with the MU2?

21 Mar 07 The Grounding of the U2 after Wiring Arcing

14 Mar 07 The MV22 Osprey Crash Predictions

24 Feb 07 Looking Back - How Safety was Back "then"

21 Feb 07 Prosecutors ask for Jail Terms for Swissair Execs

20 Feb 07 Judge May Quit Air India Bombing Inquiry

19 Feb 07 Air tour operators taking safety into their own control

18 Feb 07 Shoulder-Fired Missiles A Serious Threat To Planes

17 Feb 07 University Professor works to improve airplane Wiring Safety

16 Feb 07 Safety First in Fiji? The AirCrash Record

15 Jan 07 Swissair trial puts Swiss financial establishment in the dock

12 Jan 07 New Delhi (IGA) Airport's Birdstrike Solutions

04 Jan 07 Air crashes at lowest level in 53 years

03 Jan 07 Giant Jet Sets off Fuel Tank Safety Concerns

02 Jan 07 Airliner Emergency Call-outs are Routine at O'Hare Airport

12 Dec 06 When an Airline's Insurance Company Refuses to pay up - after a Crash

11 Dec 06 DHS Increases its Budget for anti-MANPADS Development

10 Dec 06 Imagine Overhauling an Airliner's Electrical System in Midflight

09 Dec 06 Age 60 and Your last Forced Landing

08 Dec 06 Legacy Collision Pilots Return to the USA

02 Nov 06 The Frequent Traveler Pass Purchase

01 Nov 06 Canada's Airspace gets a Major Revamp for Safety

30 Oct 06 The Latest MV-22 Info

29 Oct 06 Major Airline Crashes since 2003
28 Oct 06 Midway gets a Safety-Stop Buffer
27 Oct 06 Cargo Planes carry More than Normal Risks
26 Oct 06American Airlines Flight AA587 Crash Memorial
25 Oct 06 American Airlines Flight AA587 (5 years on)
24 Oct 06 The Story of ADS-B Radar
23 Oct 06 The Bottom Line on the Cory Lidle Accident
22 Oct 06 How to Survive an Airliner Crash (3 pages)
21 Oct 06 787 Dreamliner Drastically Improves Cabin Air Quality
20 Oct 06 Airline in Cyprus Worst Crash to Stop Flying
19 Oct 06 Lockerbie Trial Opens on Suppressed Evidence
18 Oct 06Futuristic Instrument Approaches (RNP)

17 Oct 06 Futuristic Air Traffic Control Developments

16 Oct 06 MU-2 "WidowMaker" strikes Again

15 Oct 06 FAA Secures AVS ISO 9000 Certification (as a "Safety Pace-Setter")

14 Oct 06 Inflight Fires Still Dog the Aviation Industry

13 Oct 06 Why The Legacy Jet Made it and the GOL 737 did not (PowerPoint)

10 Oct 06 FAA Equips its Aircraft with Anti-Missile Systems

08 Oct 06 FAAST - Introducing the "FAA Safety Team"

07 Oct 06 What comes after Human Factors?

06 Oct 06 NTSB Advice on Severe Weather Alerts

05 Oct 06 An Alternative Explanation for the GOL 737/Embraer Legacy 600 Mid-Air

04 Oct 06 An Easy Cockpit Invasion and Hijack
24 Sep 06Nigerian Authorities Admit to Weak Air Crash Emergency Response
22 Sep 06The Latest Air India Flight 182 Inquiry (Sep 2006)

21 Sep 06 Dreadle by Any Other Name

20 Sep 06 US GA Accident Rate Increases
19 Sep 06 ICAO publishes Reports on Airline Safety Audits
18 Sep 06Airlines Ban Nicad Battery Laptops
17 Sep 06 Accident Imagery 18 Sep 06
16 Sep 06 Accident Imagery 11 Sep 06
15 Sep 06 Accident Imagery 28 Aug 06
14 Sep 06 Accident Imagery 21 Aug 06
13 Sep 06 Truth in Cabin Safety Announcements
12 Sep 06 Important Aviation Safety Site Links
11 Sep 06 Important Aviation Accident Site Links
10 Sep 06Helios Commission of Inquiry Updater
09 Sep 06Congressional MU2 Critic Speaks Out

08 Sep 06 Another TU-154 Fatal Crash - in Iran

07 Sep 06 The MU-2 Widowmaker Hits Twice in a Week

06 Sep 06 P3 Fire-Fighter Crash not a Breakup

05 Sep 06 Dozens killed in Iranian TU154 Crash
04 Sep 06 Memories of A Sister's Loss
03 Sep 06 RAF Nimrod MR2 Down
02 Sep 06Eight Years Since Swissair 111
02 Sep 06 The Runway's the Problem
01 Sep 06 The Kentucky CRJ-100 Crash and the Runway Hump
31 Aug 06 Human Error and the Kentucky CRJ-100 Crash
30 Aug 06 A Near Collision Thanks to Automation and Human Error
29 Aug 06Lexington Taxi-Route Change and the Comair CRJ Crash
28 Aug 06 MU2 Downed from 28,000ft by Storm?
27 Aug 06TU154 Excess Climb/Stall/Spin Theory Supported

26 Aug 06 Bird/Aircraft Midair Collisions are Peaking

25 Aug 06 Another MU2 Downed (see also Another MU2 down)

24 Aug 06 Airport Ground Worker Hazards to be Addressed

23 Aug 06 The Australian Airport Bird Hazard is Flocking High
22 Aug 06A New NTSB Board Member is Appointed
21 Aug 06 Lithium-ion Battery Faults
20 Aug 06 An Airline with Issues
19 Aug 06 21 Aug 06 Aircrash Imagery
18 Aug 06 RoboLander is Under Development
17 Aug 06 Engine Goes Bang
16 Aug 06 Laptop Battery Hazards
15 Aug 06 14 Aug 06 Aircrash Imagery
14 Aug 06The Face and Behavior Examiners
13 Aug 06The 2004 Condemnation of Lithium Battery Carriage by DoT OIG (pdf)
12 Aug 06 They can Scan Detect Liquid Explosives
11 Aug 06 Rep Oberstar on Small Freighter Plane Safety
10 Aug 06 10 Aug 06 and the Terror Threat to Airlines is Still There
09 Aug 06Air Cargo Dangers
08 Aug 06An AUSSAR Success Story
07 Aug 06 Swiss Charge 8 over South Germany Midair Collision
06 Aug 06The Death of Hans Cronje - Inquest into the Crash at George
05 Aug 06The A330 Double Flame-out Problem (CF6-80E1 engines)
04 Aug 06The Next Generation Iridium Constellation
03 Aug 06Swissair Trials Go Ahead
02 Aug 0607 Aug 06 Aircrash Imagery

01 Aug 06 The Drone Safety Debate

30 Jul 06 31 Jul 06 Aircrash Imagery

29 Jul 06 Useful Aviation Links (ASRS)

28 Jul 06 Spectrum33 Control loss due to Reverse Connected Ailerons

27 Jul 06 Federal Agencies Disagree over Need to Eliminate Vapors from All Airliner Fuel Tanks
26 Jul 06 Fliers headed to USA face scrutiny
25 Jul 062006 Air Crashes Have no Pattern, Just Random Tragic Events?
24 Jul 06 Air France Decides on a New Runway Incursion Safety System
23 Jul 06Doubt about the Possibility of Mounting an Airborne MANPADS Defense
22 Jul 06 Boeing C130 Update and Rewiring Package announced
21 Jul 06 An A340 Cabin Fire
20 Jul 06The A380 Rewiring Challenge
19 Jul 06 Cargo Plane Fire Safety
18 Jul 06So Which is the Safest Airline?
17 Jul 06NTSB Reviews Lithium Battery Cargo Carriage Rules
16 Jul 06NTSB calls for FAA Adoption of New Icing Rules (pdf)
15 Jul 06The AA 767 Mouse Infestation
14 Jul 06The Transmile 727 Fuel-Tank Explosion in Bangalore
13 Jul 06The Beechjet Double Flameout Problem
12 Jul 06The Beechjet Double Flameout Score
11 Jul 06A Chronology of Recent Major Airline Crashes - since Jan 2003
10 Jul 06A Crash Pilot is Prosecuted as a Criminal in Alaska
09 Jul 06A310 Crash in Irkutsk - An Early Analysis
08 Jul 06S7 Airlines (Sibir) A310 Crash in Irkutsk 08 July 2006
07 Jul 06Prosecutions in Linate Runway Collision Case
06 Jul 06 Judge Sets Deadline in 2004 Negligence AirCrash
05 Jul 06A New Runway Collision Prevention System for Chicago O'Hare
04 Jul 06A Choice of Runway Surface Descriptors
03 Jul 06The SWA 737 Overrun at Chicago (O'Hare) - the FAA Followthrough
02 Jul 06An Avian Flu Autoclave
01 Jul 06Flight Safety Hazards About to Go Up at LAX Airport
30 Jun 0610 Years Later - Nothing Yet Done on Fuel-Tank Explosions
29 Jun 06Canadian TSB Reports on MK 747 Freighter Crash at Halifax Nova Scotia
28 Jun 062006 Safety Enhancements Sought by Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST)
27 Jun 06Travellers' Safety and Judicial Accident Action
26 Jun 06ATSB Compares Australian Air Accident Rate -Favourably
25 Jun 06Overdue for a Runway Collision?
24 Jun 06The Next Generation Air Transportation System
23 Jun 06Swissair 111 Lessons Learnt
22 Jun 06Pilots in SWA Crash Knew that the Runway was too Short for Conditions
22 Jun 06Longer Runways Required
21 Jun 06Airline Safety 2005 - the Story
20 Jun 06Airline Safety 2005 - the Record (pdf)
19 Jun 06ATCO's Sleep Disorders Cause Runway Incursions - FAA
18 Jun 06Severity of 767 LAX Engine Explosion Understated
17 Jun 06Engine Explosion Means Problem Remains Unfixed
16 Jun 06Air Ambulance Safety Eroding
15 Jun 06Airlines Enjoy Safest Year Yet
14 Jun 06Why Did Airbus hit Wiring Turbulence?
13 Jun 06 AA 767 Uncontained Engine Failure on the Ramp
12 Jun 06New Factors in Pilot Fatigue Calculations
11 Jun 06Seatac Airport Ramp Safety Woes
10 Jun 06FAA Revises Landing Distances Computation Rules
09 Jun 06Cellphone Safety Airborne
08 Jun 06NZ CAA Under Fire to Change its Ways
07 Jun 06Safety's Straining at the Seams
06 Jun 06A Valujet Memorial
05 Jun 06American Airlines 767 Engine Ground Fire (LAX 02 Jun 06) Imagery
04 Jun 06The Axeman Aboard
03 Jun 06Snow Crash Pilot was Unsafe
02 Jun 06Pilot Took Foolish Risks
01 Jun 06Too Close for Comfort - Hidden Canadian Aviation Safety Perils
31 May 06A Perfect Flurry of Accidents
30 May 06Collision Courses in Canada's Airspace
29 May 06Halting Those Flying on a Wing and a Prayer
28 May 06AA587 - No New Probe by NTSB
27 May 06Automated TCAS for Airbus A380
26 May 06A 727-200 Wing-tank Explosion in Bangalore, India
25 May 06Air Marshalls at Risk
24 May 06Second Armenian A320 Recorder Recovered
23 May 06 The Effect of a Fuel-Tank Explosion on Pending Policy
22 May 06 An Exhortation from Marion Blakey - FAA Chairman
21 May 06Armenian A320 Cockpit Voice Recorder Recovered
20 May 06Russian Airplanes Spotlit for African Crash Risk
19 May 06No Flight Recorders = No answers (Learjet Crash)
18 May 06West Caribbean Flight 708 MD82 Crash Cause
17 May 06Slovak Peacekeeper's Plane Crash not Caused by Technical Failure
16 May 06DVT not Caused by Cabin Pressure
15 May 06What is DVT?

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