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Support Greg support Vinnies CEO Sleepout
A video message from ATSB Chief Commissioner Greg Hood...
Know your drone and the rules to fly safely
The ATSB encourages everyone flying drones to fully understand the operating rules.
Metro Trains Melbourne passenger train derailed near Rushall Station in Melbourne, Victoria
Effective rail lubricator maintenance reduces derailment risk.
Privancy Awareness Week 13 to 19 May 2018
ATSB is proud to be a supporter of this year’s Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) 13 to 19 May 2018.
Cairns Airport, Queensland
A flight path deviation in Cairns highlights the need to use FMS effectively .
Helicopter underwater escape training (HUET)
A fatal helicopter accident has led to the ATSB issuing a safety advisory notice.
AirAsia X Airbus A330
Preparation, training and procedures help crew manage a rare engine failure by birdstrike.
ATSB Chief Commissioner Greg Hood with Dr Rob Lee AO in December 2017
It is our melancholy duty to advise that Dr Rob Lee AO, passed away peacefully on Friday morning 27 April 2018.
Signal control system, Ballarat, Victoria
Investigation shows rail safety relies on effective systems design
Some of the damage to Cessna 206, VH-WZX, after striking a fence the aircraft impacted with a tree.
Know your decision point to avoid the dangers of a late go-around.
ATSB Chief Commissioner Greg Hood recognised for his significant contribution to Australian aviation with a prestigious award from Aviation/Aerospace Australia (A/AA)
ATSB Chief Commissioner has been recognised for his contribution to Australian aviation.
Chief Commissioner Greg Hood with Barnie van Wyk, CEO St Vincent de Paul Society Canberra/Goulburn
ATSB Chief Commissioner will once again participate in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout.
Accident site of Cessna 172S, VH-ZEW, near Millbrook, Victoria
Pilots need to know how their aircraft’s avionics and autopilot will react
The ATSB is now producing briefs that describe safety occurrences.
The ATSB is now producing briefs that describe safety occurrences.
Rail R U Ok?
We support the Rail R U Ok? campaign to create a safer rail industry.
Emirates Airline A380 aircraft
The ATSB acknowledges the recent introduction of alpha-numeric air traffic control call signs by Emirates Airline.
Ms Carolyn Walsh and Mr Chris Manning with the ATSB’s Chief Commissioner Greg Hood
The ATSB welcomes the reappointment of Carolyn Walsh and Chris Manning as members of the ATSB Commission.
Robinson R44, VH-WRR, ditched near Hamilton Island, Queensland
ATSB report highlights how proper preparation can reduce the risk of injury from emergency situations such as ditching.
Damage to freight train 8426N
The ATSB calls on road vehicle drivers to approach railway crossings with caution.
Qantas B737 aircraft
Qantas has issued a safety information notice to its pilots after an accident left two cabin crew members injured.
ATSB Transport Safety Investigator Sarah Fien at work
On International Women’s Day ATSB recognises the achievement of women in science, technology, engineering and maths.
ATSB investigators at work
The ATSB is providing further insight into its investigation processes.
Smart phone image of VH-PHU’s main rotor blade tip strike with intruding vegetation. Source: Allister Gleeson
Pilots need to be aware of surroundings when flying in confined and new places.
Foreign object damage involving an Airbus A320, VH-VGY at Auckland, New Zealand
Staff need to know their responsibilities to report foreign objects near aircraft
The Airplane Factory Sling 4, VH-BEG
A collision with terrain of a Sling 4 aircraft demonstrates the importance of pilots calculating their aircraft’s weight and balance correctly.
Fuel exhaustion: Not knowing how much fuel is on board
The ATSB is reminding pilots of the need to continue to educate themselves about the risks and controls involved in effective fuel management.
 
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A video message from ATSB Chief Commissioner Greg Hood...
 
The ATSB encourages everyone flying drones to fully understand the operating rules.
 
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Effective rail lubricator maintenance reduces derailment risk.
 
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ATSB is proud to be a supporter of this year’s Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) 13 to 19 May 2018.
 
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A flight path deviation in Cairns highlights the need to use FMS effectively .
 
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A fatal helicopter accident has led to the ATSB issuing a safety advisory notice.
 
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Preparation, training and procedures help crew manage a rare engine failure by birdstrike.
 
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It is our melancholy duty to advise that Dr Rob Lee AO, passed away peacefully on Friday morning 27 April 2018.
 
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Investigation shows rail safety relies on effective systems design
 
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Know your decision point to avoid the dangers of a late go-around.
 
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ATSB Chief Commissioner has been recognised for his contribution to Australian aviation.
 
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ATSB Chief Commissioner will once again participate in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout.
 
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Pilots need to know how their aircraft’s avionics and autopilot will react
 
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The ATSB is now producing briefs that describe safety occurrences.
 
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We support the Rail R U Ok? campaign to create a safer rail industry.
 
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The ATSB acknowledges the recent introduction of alpha-numeric air traffic control call signs by Emirates Airline.
 
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The ATSB welcomes the reappointment of Carolyn Walsh and Chris Manning as members of the ATSB Commission.
 
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ATSB report highlights how proper preparation can reduce the risk of injury from emergency situations such as ditching.
 
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The ATSB calls on road vehicle drivers to approach railway crossings with caution.
 
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Qantas has issued a safety information notice to its pilots after an accident left two cabin crew members injured.
 
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On International Women’s Day ATSB recognises the achievement of women in science, technology, engineering and maths.
 
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The ATSB is providing further insight into its investigation processes.
 
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Pilots need to be aware of surroundings when flying in confined and new places.
 
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Staff need to know their responsibilities to report foreign objects near aircraft
 
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A collision with terrain of a Sling 4 aircraft demonstrates the importance of pilots calculating their aircraft’s weight and balance correctly.
 
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The ATSB is reminding pilots of the need to continue to educate themselves about the risks and controls involved in effective fuel management.
 
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The Queensland Government is working collaboratively with the ATSB to improve rail safety.
 
 
 
Know your drone

Know your drone

The ATSB encourages everyone flying drones to fully understand the operating rules. Read more on "Know your drone"
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