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ATSB Commissioners and the Commissioners of the PNG Accident Investigation Commission (AIC)
A fourth annual meeting between the ATSB Commissioners and the Commissioners of the PNG Accident Investigation Commission (AIC) held in Brisbane today will further enhance our northern neighbour’s independence in aviation safety investigations.
Search for MH370
Updated 21 April 2017 ...
Australian aviation legend Peter Lloyd AC OBE MID
Australian aviation legend Peter Lloyd AC OBE MID today donated the propeller from a Supermarine Walrus aircraft to the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.
Replica flaperons at  sea
A new report released by the CSIRO today further confirms the most likely location of MH370 is in the new search area identified by the First Principles Review, conducted in November last year.
ATSB investigators recently trained in the use of a new remotely piloted aircraft or RPA
Four ATSB transport safety investigators were recently trained in the use of a new tool that will prove highly useful in future investigations.
General aviation aircraft
Whether you’re flying, driving or boating these holidays, I urge you to make safety your major priority.
The REX aircraft, VH-NRX, at Sydney airport after the incident
The ATSB has today released a preliminary report into the in-flight propeller detachment involving a Regional Express SAAB 340 aircraft near Sydney Airport on 17 March 2017.
Thor Thormodsson audits for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
Thor Thormodsson has spent the past eight years travelling the world undertaking safety oversight audits for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Suprapto Resorasmin (NTSC Head of Transport of Railway Accident Investigation Sub Committee) at the control panel in one of the training facilities at Queensland’s Rail Management Centre, Brisbane.
Two Indonesian rail safety investigators are in Australia this week to enhance their knowledge.
The aircraft collided with the roof of the building
Essendon accident into the collision with retail facility involving B200 King Air VH-ZCR at Essendon Airport, Victoria on 21 February 2017
NSW Police at Bankstown and NSW Police Air Wing, recover the propeller assembly from bushland
Update: Recovered the propeller assembly in bushland at Revesby in Sydney’s South West.
ATSB releases drone safety research report
The ATSB has today released a research report into the safety of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) or drones.
Woman injured after a pair of her own battery-operated headphones exploded
As the range of products using batteries grows, the potential for in-flight issues increases.
The ATSB has extensive investigation experience in the rail, aviation and marine sectors
The ATSB is set to conduct no-blame safety investigations of rail occurrences across all of Australia from 30 June 2017.
Engine failure and forced landing involving Cessna 208
Incident highlights the potential catastrophic risks of not completing aircraft maintenance.
Fairchild Industries Inc. SA227-DC aircraft
Effective procedures help crew safely deliver passengers after a mid-flight engine failure.
Fokker aircraft emergency evacuation routes
Education and training helped the crew of a Fokker F28 MK 100 manage two emergencies, including a hydraulic failure that compromised nose-wheel steering.
Image of a Vapor 55 RPA
Incorrect reference data can have potentially serious consequences in remotely piloted and manned aircraft.
ATSB Chief Commissioner Greg Hood (left) at the Group of Chief Pilots forum
Chief Pilots from around Australia converged on the ATSB’s office in Canberra today to take part in the national Chief Pilots’ forum.
ATSB research report AR-2016-063 - Australian aviation wildlife strike statistics
Wildlife strikes in Australian aviation have increased significantly over the past two years and continue to pose a safety risk to aircraft operators, according to a new report released by the ATSB.
Embraer aircraft at Tamworth, NSW parked showing runway lights not activated
The hazards associated with change blindness, inattention blindness & expectation bias.
Fractured oil supply line, Emirates Boeing 777 aircraft
An excellent example of effective crew resource management techniques when faced with an abnormal situation.
Aviation Short Investigations Bulletin: Issue 56
The Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin covers a range of the ATSB’s short investigations and highlights valuable safety lessons for pilots, operators and safety managers.
Commercial air travel in 2015 was safer than in any of the previous 10 years
Commercial air travel in 2015 was safer than in any of the previous 10 years, according to Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) research, released today.
General aviation fixed wing aircaft depicted in low cloud
There are increasing risks associated with flying visually with rising terrain and lowering cloud base.
Robinson R22, VH-HRL, near Blackall, Queensland
ATSB reminds pilots operating at low level in a high workload environment to be constantly vigilant.
 
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A fourth annual meeting between the ATSB Commissioners and the Commissioners of the PNG Accident Investigation Commission (AIC) held in Brisbane today will further enhance our northern neighbour’s independence in aviation safety investigations.
 
Updated 21 April 2017 ...
 
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Australian aviation legend Peter Lloyd AC OBE MID today donated the propeller from a Supermarine Walrus aircraft to the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.
 
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A new report released by the CSIRO today further confirms the most likely location of MH370 is in the new search area identified by the First Principles Review, conducted in November last year.
 
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Four ATSB transport safety investigators were recently trained in the use of a new tool that will prove highly useful in future investigations.
 
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Whether you’re flying, driving or boating these holidays, I urge you to make safety your major priority.
 
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The ATSB has today released a preliminary report into the in-flight propeller detachment involving a Regional Express SAAB 340 aircraft near Sydney Airport on 17 March 2017.
 
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Thor Thormodsson has spent the past eight years travelling the world undertaking safety oversight audits for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
 
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Two Indonesian rail safety investigators are in Australia this week to enhance their knowledge.
 
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Essendon accident into the collision with retail facility involving B200 King Air VH-ZCR at Essendon Airport, Victoria on 21 February 2017
 
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Update: Recovered the propeller assembly in bushland at Revesby in Sydney’s South West.
 
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The ATSB has today released a research report into the safety of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) or drones.
 
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As the range of products using batteries grows, the potential for in-flight issues increases.
 
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The ATSB is set to conduct no-blame safety investigations of rail occurrences across all of Australia from 30 June 2017.
 
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Incident highlights the potential catastrophic risks of not completing aircraft maintenance.
 
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Effective procedures help crew safely deliver passengers after a mid-flight engine failure.
 
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Education and training helped the crew of a Fokker F28 MK 100 manage two emergencies, including a hydraulic failure that compromised nose-wheel steering.
 
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Incorrect reference data can have potentially serious consequences in remotely piloted and manned aircraft.
 
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Chief Pilots from around Australia converged on the ATSB’s office in Canberra today to take part in the national Chief Pilots’ forum.
 
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Wildlife strikes in Australian aviation have increased significantly over the past two years and continue to pose a safety risk to aircraft operators, according to a new report released by the ATSB.
 
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The hazards associated with change blindness, inattention blindness & expectation bias.
 
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An excellent example of effective crew resource management techniques when faced with an abnormal situation.
 
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The Aviation Short Investigation Bulletin covers a range of the ATSB’s short investigations and highlights valuable safety lessons for pilots, operators and safety managers.
 
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Commercial air travel in 2015 was safer than in any of the previous 10 years, according to Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) research, released today.
 
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There are increasing risks associated with flying visually with rising terrain and lowering cloud base.
 
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ATSB reminds pilots operating at low level in a high workload environment to be constantly vigilant.
 
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Aircraft operators and organisations involved in aviation safety will soon have access to a new method of submitting written notifications to the ATSB of aviation safety matters.
 
 
 
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