European Aviation Safety Seminar 2010

Can Commercial Airlines Achieve ‘One Level of Safety’By Embarking on a Program of ‘One Level of Training’: What is the Relationship BetweenTraining and Safety in Commercial Air Operations? Captain Paul Miller and Captain Dave Williams Abstract: The paper looks at the relationship between training and safety at a major global airline and finds several importantContinue reading “European Aviation Safety Seminar 2010”

Colgan in Buffalo: Pilot error or Inadequate Training?

Can Commercial Airlines Achieve ‘One Level Of Safety’ By Embarking on a Program of ‘One Level of Training’: What is the Relationship Between Training and Safety in Commercial Air Operations? By Captain Paul Miller and Captain David Williams The paper looks at the relationship between training and safety at commercial airlines with a high levelContinue reading “Colgan in Buffalo: Pilot error or Inadequate Training?”

Can Improved Training Lead to Improved Safety?

Can Commercial Airlines Achieve ‘One Level Of Safety’By Embarking on a Program of ‘One Level of Training’:What is the Relationship Between Training and Safety in Commercial Air Operations? By Captain Paul Miller and Captain David Williams The paper looks at the relationship between training and safety at commercial airlines with a high level of trainingContinue reading “Can Improved Training Lead to Improved Safety?”

Safety is Local

Why is being local an important aspect of any safety program? The answer is quite simple: the owner of an asset has the most vested interest in preserving the assets by a safety program. Government and other organizations do have safety programs and they are important to aviation, especially commercial aviation. But the local programContinue reading “Safety is Local”

Air France 447, Airbus 330, Rio to Paris 1 June

First Published 1 June, but inadvertently deleted. It has been edited and re-posted today along with the accompanying comments. Thanx. Paul Miller The Weather Channel displayed an inter-tropical convergence zone (ITCZ) satellite shot of the area at the time of AF447 passage through the area. The Sat shot showed large areas of high cloud tops.Continue reading “Air France 447, Airbus 330, Rio to Paris 1 June”

Safety Riddle

Safety Riddle: Does the mishap cause the hazard to occur or does the hazard cause the mishap to occur? According to the FAA, Congress and airline transport associations safety experts, every thing is fine, until every thing is not fine. Read this case below: Crash Puts Focus on Air Safety-Senate Panel Plans Further Hearings (WashingtonContinue reading “Safety Riddle”