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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.
Search for MH370
Updated 11 January 2017 ...
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.
Database schema
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.
Generic image of commercial pilot
Australian aviation would be less safe without the means to confidentially report issues of concern.
Aviation Short Investigations Bulletin: Issue 55
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.
Department of Infrastructure Deputy Secretary Pip Spence and ATSB Chief Commissioner Greg Hood renew an Agency Arrangement
The ATSB recently renewed an Agency Arrangement with the Department of Infrastructure as part of the Australian and PNG governments’ cooperation in the transport sector.
US-based underwater search specialist Andy Sherrell is confident MH370 will be found
Some things are just meant to be. For US-based underwater search specialist Andy Sherrell, one of those things was to work on the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
Preparing for the worst
It’s never pleasant contemplating the next major rail accident but ATSB investigators need to be prepared for when it happens.
ATSB investigators videos
In an uncompromising, timely and collective manner, the ATSB searches for truth to enhance transport safety.
ATSB investigator Ken Kell and Indonesian NTSC flight recorder specialist Andreas Hananto
Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) flight recorder specialist Andreas Hananto is enhancing his flight data recovery and analysis skills during a placement at the ATSB.
ATSB’s Chief Commissioner, Greg Hood
In another year of growth in the aviation, rail and marine transport sectors, the ATSB has continued its role as Australia’s national transport safety investigator.
The AAIF course tailored for investigators from the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV)
This week, ATSB trainers are conducting Aircraft Accident Investigation Fundamental (AAIF) training in Vietnam.
SAAB 340 aircraft
Effective simulator training and robust failure management procedures proved invaluable to the passengers and crew of an early-morning Regional Express flight from Ballina, NSW, on 23 August 2016.
Indonesia’s NTSC, Ucu Suherman, human factors safety investigator
From flight attendant to human factors safety investigator, Indonesia’s Ucu Suherman has already helped halve the death toll resulting from one of her country’s most popular events.
Aircraft spraying a field
The ATSB has reinforced a warning to pilots involved in aerial application after a spate of wirestrikes in the past month.
Damaged smartphone
Aircraft passengers are being urged to take extra care of their electronic devices onboard aircraft following two separate safety incidents involving crushed smartphones.
Finland’s Safety Investigation Authority Human Factors Investigator, Dr Hannu Hanninen
Human factors have long played a role in the life of Finland’s Safety Investigation Authority Human Factors Investigator, Dr Hannu Hanninen.
The use of drones in safety investigations has the potential to significantly reduce costs and improve investigator safety.
The ATSB will boost its investigation capability with the imminent deployment of a new remotely piloted aerial system (or drone).
Generic image of commercial pilot
The ATSB is seeking the views and opinions of pilots to help us identify areas for safety enhancements in aviation.
International investigators learn limits of human performance
Safety investigators from around the world will converge in Canberra this month to take part in the ATSB’s Human Factors for Transport Safety Investigators course.
ATSB senior research analyst Dave Wilson
ATSB senior research analyst Dave Wilson is working on a research investigation that will raise awareness of potential weather-related risks among pilots and also examine the effectiveness of rules that have been in place for more than 30 years.
Airport Safety Week, 17–21 October 2016
The ATSB is concentrating on the risk of wildlife strike during the 2016 Airport Safety Week.
Carl racing in Australia
ATSB communications manager Carl Fellows has put his demons to bed after finishing the famous Hawaii Ironman on his third attempt.
 
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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.
 
Updated 11 January 2017 ...
 
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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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Australian aviation would be less safe without the means to confidentially report issues of concern.
 
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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.
 
0
The ATSB recently renewed an Agency Arrangement with the Department of Infrastructure as part of the Australian and PNG governments’ cooperation in the transport sector.
 
0
Some things are just meant to be. For US-based underwater search specialist Andy Sherrell, one of those things was to work on the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
 
0
It’s never pleasant contemplating the next major rail accident but ATSB investigators need to be prepared for when it happens.
 
0
In an uncompromising, timely and collective manner, the ATSB searches for truth to enhance transport safety.
 
0
Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) flight recorder specialist Andreas Hananto is enhancing his flight data recovery and analysis skills during a placement at the ATSB.
 
0
In another year of growth in the aviation, rail and marine transport sectors, the ATSB has continued its role as Australia’s national transport safety investigator.
 
0
This week, ATSB trainers are conducting Aircraft Accident Investigation Fundamental (AAIF) training in Vietnam.
 
0
Effective simulator training and robust failure management procedures proved invaluable to the passengers and crew of an early-morning Regional Express flight from Ballina, NSW, on 23 August 2016.
 
0
From flight attendant to human factors safety investigator, Indonesia’s Ucu Suherman has already helped halve the death toll resulting from one of her country’s most popular events.
 
0
The ATSB has reinforced a warning to pilots involved in aerial application after a spate of wirestrikes in the past month.
 
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Aircraft passengers are being urged to take extra care of their electronic devices onboard aircraft following two separate safety incidents involving crushed smartphones.
 
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Human factors have long played a role in the life of Finland’s Safety Investigation Authority Human Factors Investigator, Dr Hannu Hanninen.
 
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The ATSB will boost its investigation capability with the imminent deployment of a new remotely piloted aerial system (or drone).
 
0
The ATSB is seeking the views and opinions of pilots to help us identify areas for safety enhancements in aviation.
 
0
Safety investigators from around the world will converge in Canberra this month to take part in the ATSB’s Human Factors for Transport Safety Investigators course.
 
0
ATSB senior research analyst Dave Wilson is working on a research investigation that will raise awareness of potential weather-related risks among pilots and also examine the effectiveness of rules that have been in place for more than 30 years.
 
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The ATSB is concentrating on the risk of wildlife strike during the 2016 Airport Safety Week.
 
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ATSB communications manager Carl Fellows has put his demons to bed after finishing the famous Hawaii Ironman on his third attempt.
 
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ATSB Chief Commissioner Greg Hood today welcomed international visitors to the 19th Marine Accident Investigators Forum in Asia (MAIFA) conference in Canberra.
 
 
 
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