Aviation Safety Consulting
Capt. Paul Miller
Tag Archives: mishap prevention
How Unusuality and Reality Intersect in Flight Safety: A Simple Metric for Determining Major Hazards to Commercial Flight Operations from the Unremarkable Accumulation of Minor Unfavorable Elements and a Recommended Operations Adjustment Procedure to Avoid Mishap Occurrence
Abstract: The cascading collection of seemingly minor unfavorable elements during a particular commercial flight can often arouse little notice because there may be no collective safety measuring system or metric to assemble disparate elements. However, just as the story of … Continue reading
Is the Study of Accidents the Same as Mishap Prevention? Are the Two Related or Is Mishap Prevention More?
Recent publications of the Boeing Statistical Summary of Commercial Airplane Accidents, The ICAO Safety Review, The EASA Annual Safety Review and the UK CAA Global Fatal Accident Review cause me to react this way: These are documents of failures, of … Continue reading