Flight Path Monitoring, A practical guide for improving (FSF)

Contemporary aviation operators have access to information that their predecessors did not.Data streams such as those from the line operations safety audit (LOSA), aviation safety action program (ASAP), flight operational quality assurance (FOQA)/flight data monitoring (FDM), and U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) allow many errors in different phases of flight to be…

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Crew Failed To Heed EGPWS Warnings in Unstable Approach

A December 5 report published by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau reviewed a May 17, 2012 unstable approach to Western Australia’s Laverton Aerodrome from the cockpit of a de Havilland Canada Dash 8. The aircraft, operated by Skippers Aviation, was executing a circling approach to Runway 07 at Laverton in patchy fog. The crew positioned the aircraft on…

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