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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)

01 Apr 05 UK Aviation Security Rules Relaxed
30 Mar 05 3 Other Pilots Declared Icing Emergencies as PC-12 Went Down
29 Mar 05 PC-12 Icing Crash in Pennsylvania
28 Mar 05 2004 Civil Aviation Fatalities Dropped
27 Mar 05 Mishaps spur safety inspections of airlines, starting with JAL
26 Mar 05 GAO- Why did the TSA Lie about its Secure Flight screening program?
25 Mar 05 How Did the 6 TIMCO Alien Mechanics Get Their FAA Licences?
24 Mar 05 Was This the First Center Wing Tank Explosion?
23 Mar 05 Aviation Terrorist Acts - The Worst
22 Mar 05 Australian Defence Scientists Produce a Manpads Missile Solution
21 Mar 05 A Billion US Pax a Year by 2015
20 Mar 05 International Space Station - A CB keeps Tripping
19 Mar 05 NTSB - Who Will now Lead?
18 Mar 05 Aviation System still vulnerable to attack
17 Mar 05 IASA Tsunami Relief
15 Mar 05 A Sneaky New Litigation Trick - to Avoid Air Accident Payouts
14 Mar 05 Another ICAO Air Safety Initiative
13 Mar 05 The Air Transat A310 Rudder Loss
12 Mar 05 Inflight broadband to fight hijacks
11 Mar 05 WMD's = Wires of Mass Destruction
10 Mar 05 The Onboard Spread of Disease in an Airliner
09 Mar 05 The US Aviation's WhistleBlower Program
08 Mar 05 Recalling the Saudia 747 & Kazakhstan IL76 Collision
07 Mar 05 Offset Airways Tracking and the Carnage at Delhi
06 Mar 05 Drunk Pilots - Lyle Prouse (corrigenda)
05 Mar 05 When the FAA calls .......
04 Mar 05 FAA Enforcement Proceedings against AMFA Members -Guidance
03 Mar 05 Same BA 747 loses same engine again - and tracks 3eng to Heathrow
02 Mar 05 Fatal Medevac Chopper Crash Pilot Ran Out of Tail-Rotor Authority
01 Mar 05 US Airways employee Breaks Back in De-Icing Accident
28 Feb 05 New FDR/CVR Rules (the NPRM itself)
27 Feb 05 China Airlines Flight CI-611 747 Crash Report Links
26 Feb 05 Negligence and Structural Failure Caused China Airlines Flight CI-611 747 Crash
25 Feb 05 China Airlines Flight CI-611 747 Crash Report Released
24 Feb 05 NEW CVR and FDR Rules (NTSB approves FAA Plan)
23 Feb 05 New FDR/CVR Rules (FAA Statement)
20 Feb 05 The FAA is not Wholly INERT on OBIGGS
19 Feb 05 SAAF Grounds Most of its C130 Fleet
18 Feb 05 TSA Exacts its Revenge for Criticism
17 Feb 05 How Aircraft Crash
16 Feb 05 How Old are those NWA DC9's anyway?
15 Feb 05 Aircraft Safety - Accident Survivability and Evacuation (TWO) (14mb pdf file)
14 Feb 05 Aircraft Safety - Accident Survivability and Evacuation (ONE)
13 Feb 05 A Report on Aging Aircraft Wiring
12 Feb 05 Report Criticizes FAA Oversight of Repair Stations
11 Feb 05 Armed Pilots now the 4th Largest Armed Police Force in America
10 Feb 05 Oberstar Not Just Condemning, but Damning, FAA's Tombstone Mentality
09 Feb 05 New Sept 11th Report Cites Stern Warnings to FAA about Potential Hijackings
08 Feb 05 The Harder They Fall
07 Feb 05 A Revisiting of the Phenomenal MD-11's Record
06 Feb 05 A Comparison of Two Trijets' Landing Phase Accident Histories
05 Feb 05 The Deadline for Thermal Acoustic Mylar Blanket Replacement is June 2005
04 Feb 05 The Aging Aircraft Problem and Wiring (in pictures) -pdf file (642kb)
03 Feb 05 Putting Airborne Fire on Hold Commentary Previous
02 Feb 05 Accident & Incident Imagery 31 Jan 05
01 Feb 05 The Failure to Translate Accident Reports
01 Feb 05 Sherpa Crash Families Settle their Suit
31 Jan 05 Live Journey Through a Jet Engine (Sound on)
30 Jan 05 A Cost-Based Solution to "No Anti-Manpads Measures"
29 Jan 05 Passenger Requests (and gets) a Post-flight Pilot Breath-Test
28 Jan 05 No Anti-Manpads Measures say Congress - "Too Costly"
27 Jan 05 Cathay Makes an Offer to the 49ers
26 Jan 05 That Unnecessary Hubble Demise
26 Jan 05 Cabin Safety Symposium (14-17 Feb 2005) -pdf file (248kbs)
25 Jan 05 Cause Sought for Big Increase in Medevac Helo Accidents
24 Jan 05 Another Claimant for Earliest Flight Data Recorder Invention
23 Jan 05 Helo Bridge Crash Likely caused by Departing Airliner's Wake
22 Jan 05 Moving Towards Iridian/Roadshow Original Concept
21 Jan 05 US Airlines Outsourcing Their Maint to Central America
20 Jan 05 American 587 in Queens - The Causes and the Circumstances
19 Jan 05 HongKong Aviation Panel Blames Mandarin Airlines MD-11 Pilot for Crash
18 Jan 05 The Inventor of the Flight Data Recorder
17 Jan 05 The Greatest Steps Forward in Modern Airline Safety
17 Jan 05 Another 777 wheel-grease problem
16 Jan 05 Bright future for tactical laser weapons
15 Jan 05 LASER Weapons in US Sights
14 Jan 05 Homing In on Laser Weapons
13 Jan 05 Lasers aimed at landing aircraft (Australia)
12 Jan 05 US tackles plane 'laser tracking'
11 Jan 05 Heard the Hype- Now Hear what Lasers can Do
10 Jan 05 The High Powered Laser-Aimed Rifle
09 Jan 05 Two Indonesian Airliners Grounded (after accident) for Airworthiness Deficiencies
08 Jan 05 The Fall Guy
07 Jan 05 The Safest year for airline passengers since 1984
06 Jan 05 The Airliner that Ran Outa Gas
05 Jan 05 Airline Fatalities - Damned Lies and Statistics
04 Jan 05 US Airlines - 34 Deaths in 3 Years but ......
03 Jan 05 Big Guns - .50cal Rifles, Laser Sights and their Threat to Airliners
02 Jan 05 FBI to Investigate 7 LASER Incidents Within Six Days
02 Jan 05 The 2004 Airline Safety Record
01 Jan 05 Fate of the Osprey is now in Marine Hands
30 Dec 04 LASER Threat - FBI Warns Pilots to Look Away from Unexpected Light
30 Dec 04 The Origins of the Green Laser Strikes on Pilots of Late
29 Dec 04 The NTSB on Pre-Take-off Icing Risks
28 Dec 04  China's CAAC to tighten control on flight safety
28 Dec 04 Korean Flag Carriers make it to 5 years without a major accident
27 Dec 04 Today in History
26 Dec 04 Boeing Reviews 717 Electricals after a Fire
25 Dec 04 Experts Disagree on When Aircraft Need De-Icing
22 Dec 04 The African Airliner Crash Record
21 Dec 04 The Importance of Earthing During Refuelling Operations
20 Dec 04 The Very Last Resort
19 Dec 04 TV Stunguns -that can Cine Your Shocking Experience
18 Dec 04 The Cessna Grand Caravan's Icing Accident Record (more)
18 Dec 04 The Cessna Grand Caravan's Icing Accident Record
17 Dec 04 The FAA's One-Way Trip Ticket
16 Dec 04 The Tulips of Amsterdam Airport
16 Dec 04 The 2004 Airline Safety Record
15 Dec 04 Ex NTSB Chairman Jim Hall Says (about Recent Terrain Avoidance Accidents)
14 Dec 04 EASA Cranks up (and Moves from Brussels to Cologne)
13 Dec 04 FAA Orders Inspection of all T34/A45 Wings for Mainspar cracks
12 Dec 04 A Defence of that Lethal MU-2
11 Dec 04 A Biz Jet's Down
10 Dec 04 Fuel Me Once - The Case of the Pliant (yet non-compliant) Dip-Stick
09 Dec 04 Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance and Mishap
08 Dec 04 A Retrospective on MD-11 Wiring - as More MD-11 Wiring AD's are Released
07 Dec 04 French Police Lose Drill Explosives in Unknown Passenger's Baggage
06 Dec 04 Treating Air Accidents as Crimes
05 Dec 04 Radar-Triggered Strobes to Save Pilot Antenna Collisions
04 Dec 04 Recent Rash of Bizjet Accidents Skew Safety Statistics
03 Dec 04 Polished Frost is a Flawed Concept for Hard Wings
02 Dec 04 The Ebersol Challenger Icing Crash - (more background)
01 Dec 04 De-Icing Protocols are Stringent
01 Dec 04 The Icing-Related Take-off Crash Record for Non de-iced Airplanes
30 Nov 04 The Ebersol Challenger Icing Crash
30 Nov 04 FAA Flies Blind on Risk (GAO Report)
29 Nov 04 Low on Gas. Are Airlines forcing pilots to skimp on fuel reserves?
28 Nov 04 Dealing with Lithium Battery Inflight Fires in Portable Electronic Devices
27 Nov 04 DoT OIG criticizes FAA failure to check HAZMAT
26 Nov 04 AA587 Crow Instability & Wake Turbulence Augmentation
25 Nov 04 A New Wiring Company and a new Wiring Insulation
24 Nov 04 Today in History - PIA 707 Crash (pilots incapacitated by cockpit smoke)
23 Nov 04 Flight Safety Accident Rates Improve in 03, Turn down in 04
22 Nov 04 United Airlines wins FAA Maintenance Safety Top Award
21 Nov 04 China Eastern CRJ200 crashes into Frozen Lake in Mongolia
20 Nov 04 25 years on - What the NZ PM (Muldoon) knew & did about the Mount Erebus Crash
18 Nov 04 NTSB calls for Airbus A300 rudder Modification
17 Nov 04 Congressman Peter Defazio Speaks out on Swissair 111
16 Nov 04 How Long Before They're Just Plain Outa Luck?
15 Nov 04 Five injured in BA 777 Avionics Compartment Fire at Boston Logan Airport
14 Nov 04 Halifax 747 Crash Jet wasn't Overloaded
13 Nov 04 Spanish Generals in Court over Fatal Ukrainian Charter Crash- Body Misidentifications
12 Nov 04 The Airline Safety Rate Data
11 Nov 04 The World's Worst AirCrashes
10 Nov 04 TSA's New Passenger Pre-Screening Program ("SecureFlight")
09 Nov 04 NTSB wants DGAC to have Airbus modify the A300's rudder circuit
08 Nov 04 The Nairobi 747 Crash - A Family's Tale of Escape
06 Nov 04 TASER Stun Guns Approved for Some US Airlines
05 Nov 04 Airline cost-cutting versus Safety Concerns
04 Nov 04 Air India 182 Explosion Theory Favoured
03 Nov 04 An Air Crash Survivor's Story
02 Nov 04 Iceland Volcano Eruptions Cause Air Traffic Diversions
01 Nov 04 High-Flying Crews face Cosmic Cancer
31 Oct 04 Accident & Incident Imagery Week Ending 01 Nov 04
30 Oct 04 Cosmic Rays and the Long Distance Air Traveller
29 Oct 04 Take-off Performance Monitoring Systems
28 Oct 04 Honeywell's Nova Wire Integrity Program
27 Oct 04 AA587 Finding of Pilot Error by NTSB in Queens A300 Tail-Loss
26 Oct 04 AirFrance 777 Fire is put Down to a Loose Screw
25 Oct 04 UKCAA Safety Doubts on Crashed Aircraft at Halifax
24 Oct 04 A Beech 1900D Ditching (where Everybody Lives after a Double Engine Failure)
23 Oct 04 Some Background Incidents to AA587 (A300 Crash in Queens)- 345kb Word Document
22 Oct 04 dRVSM is here (nearly anyway, just 3 months off)
21 Oct 04 They Died at the End of A Long Duty Day - of Six Sectors (15hrs)
20 Oct 04 Near Collision of two 777's over London
19 Oct 04 Halifax Crash 747's recovered CVR "of no use"
18 Oct 04 Accident & Incident Imagery Week Ending 18 Oct 04
17 Oct 04 Report Out on the Air Transat Azores Deadstick Landing
16 Oct 04 Boeing Regrets: 747 Crash in Halifax  Nova Scotia
15 Oct 04 Safety Doubts on Halifax Crash 747 Company Ops
14 Oct 04 Update on the Pinnacle CRJ200 Crash in Jefferson City Mo
12 Oct 04 The Spectre of Uncontrollable Electrical Fire in an Enclosed Space
11 Oct 04 Six Years Later - the State of the Swissair 111 "FIXES"
10 Oct 04 New Strife at the NTSB
09 Oct 04 Slackard Safety Nations now to be "Outed" by ICAO
08 Oct 04 Some FAA STC Liability Issues
07 Oct 04 The Effect of Aging - On Aircraft Wiring
06 Oct 04 Maintenance Solutions, PAMA, Goglia and Airworthiness
05 Oct 04 Raytheon Wiring Harnesses now to be Built in Mexico
04 Oct 04 More rest periods benefit pilots on ultra-long range flights
03 Oct 04 Egypt Still Debating Flash 737 Crash Cause
02 Oct 04 P.I.A. 777-200 Axle-Grease Wheel Fires
01 Oct 04 A 777-200 Aft Toilet Electrical Fire
30 Sep 04 Gulfstream offers VIPS Protection from Missile Attack
27 Sep 04 Synthetic Vision Comes of Age
26 Sep 04 Singapore Intro of a Confidential Air Safety Reporting Scheme
25 Sep 04 Resting on its Laurels? - ICAO Lauds the 2003 safety record
24 Sep 04 Hijacker who stabbed ANA Captain to Death gets LIFE 
23 Sep 04 The Lap Trap 
22 Sep 04 Static Electricity, CellPhones and Refueling
21 Sep 04 Swissair 111 (32 Page) Accident Report Summary with Graphics (1.2mb right-click/save as..)
20 Sep 04 EPA checks and Reports on Non-Potable Airline Water
19 Sep 04 Accident & Incident Imagery Week Ending 20 Sep 04
18 Sep 04 Looking at BirdStrikes - Yet Again
17 Sep 04 Western US Comms Outage Leads to Widespread Midair Collision Risks
16 Sep 04 AA587 Crash Report due within two months
15 Sep 04 Bribery and Corruption in Terrorist Downing of the two Russian Jets
14 Sep 04 Air Algerie 737-200 Crash Tamranhasset - the Findings
13 Sep 04 Book Review - "Danger in the Air" (Brian Power-Waters)
12 Sep 04 Accident & Incident Imagery Week Ending 13 Sep 04
11 Sep 04 North American RVSM Rules are with Effect 20 Jan 05
10 Sep 04 Allied Pilots Assn Security Report Card for 911 3rd Anniversary (pdf 240kb)
09 Sep 04 Colgan Air Beech 1900D Crash - the Legal Sequitur
08 Sep 04 Air NZ wins DVT case
08 Sep 04 Rat's dinner blacks out airport
08 Sep 04 Honeywell's automated flight information reporting systems
07 Sep 04 NASA reaches milestone in quest for 'all-electric' planes
07 Sep 04 United Reinforces Cockpit Doors with a second Hurdle
07 Sep 04 FAA Cites Fewer Mistakes on Runways
06 Sep 04 Rockwell Collins and NASA conduct synthetic and enhanced vision flight tests
06 Sep 04 Paris grounds Jordanian charter flight over safety fears
06 Sep 04 The report on the crash of the Twin Otter DHC 6-300 Transmaldivian Airways flight
05 Sep 04 Arc Fault CBs Now Available from Eaton
05 Sep 04 Hamilton System To Prevent Fuel Tank Explosions On 7E7
05 Sep 04 FAA Decrees 777 CargoBay Light Fix following Fire
04 Sep 04
The 10th Anniversary of USAIR 427
03 Sep 04
US Court Clears Airlines of DVT Blame
02 Sep 04
The ARC FAULT Circuit Breaker
01 Sep 04

The ATA Testimony on Wiring

31 Aug 04
The Gerona Britannia 757 Accident Report (5 Years Later)
30 Aug 04
The Gerona 757 Crash Background (over 5 years ago)
29 Aug 04
Accident & Incident Imagery Week Ending 30 Aug 04
27 Aug 04
The Russian TU-134 & TU-154 Downings
26 Aug 04
Disinformation is all Part of the "Fog of War"
25 Aug 04

So What does FAILING Wiring Look Like anyway?

24 Aug 04
The Definitive Indepth Concise Analysis of the Swissair 111 Accident (1.16mb zipfile)
24 Aug 04
Airmarshalls Required to use Discount Stopover Hotels
23 Aug 04
Accident & Incident Imagery Week Ending 23 Aug 04
22 Aug 04
More BA 747-400 Onboard Fires
21 Aug 04
ATSB Report on BA 747-400 cargo Fire -Sydney early report earlier report

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