AeroSafety World

Causal Factors, Cover Story

Copycat Crash?

The captain had been drinking heavily and may have intentionally placed his aircraft into a fatal descent, mimicking the Germanwings crash, investigators say.

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Helicopter Safety, Safety Culture

‘A Risk of Not Knowing’

One passenger was killed after the overweight AS350 hit a New Zealand mountainside during a heli-skiing trip.

Human Factors

Collaboration at Work

Peer assistance networks offer support for struggling employees.

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Weighing the Damages

In a midair collision, drones would inflict more damage than same-sized birds, study says.

On Record

‘Thirty-Five-Knot Tailwind … Careful’

Shortly after the copilot’s warning, a Challenger came to rest inverted off the side of…

Foundation Focus

BARS Program Changes Set

Big changes are ahead for Flight Safety Foundation’s Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) Program. Not…

Safety Briefs

Safety News | December 2017–January 2018

Proposed Penalty for Battery Shipments | ATSB Revisits Report on 2009 Ditching | and more…

Safety Calendar

Aviation Safety Events

FEBRUARY 6–11 | Singapore Airshow 2018. Experia Events. Singapore. FEBRUARY 20–21 | EBASCON European Business Aviation Safety Conference.…