AF447 Investigation Fails to Deter Future Mishaps

It is with great sadness that I note the issuance of BEA’s recommendation for new data streaming requirements for all pax acft. In other words, BEA is saying, “To help us reduce our costs in locating the next accident site, we would like all of you to stream your DFDR.” Well, that pretty much sumsContinue reading “AF447 Investigation Fails to Deter Future Mishaps”

AF 447: Proof of Incomplete, Possibly Incorrect Investigation?

What is the purpose of a Safety Investigation of an aviation disaster? The answer is simple and singular: the purpose of a Safety Investigation is to determine what happened and what actions can be taken to ensure that the event does not reoccur? This is the simple and singular purpose of a Safety Investigation ofContinue reading “AF 447: Proof of Incomplete, Possibly Incorrect Investigation?”