Newsletter October 2011

Fatique Risk Management for Arkefly As was demonstrated again in the Colgan Airlines accident on February 17, 2009 it has become clear that the flight and duty time limitations provide insufficient protection against accident risk re...

Safe positioning of power pylons The Dutch power company TenneT plans to build a new 380 kV high-voltage transmission line. A section of the envisaged line of pylons runs alongside Schiphol"s Polder runway, following the route of ...

Safety Culture Guide for FOCA In the process of the Safety Management System (SMS) implementation in Switzerland, the Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) is faced with the need to assess the stakeholder"s systems. As an SMS...

Dynamic Risk Modelling (DRM) NLR-ATSI has recently joined SESAR project 16.1.3 "Develop Techniques for Dynamic Risk Modelling (DRM)". The project runs until the end of 2013 and is run by a consortium of NATMIG (coordinator), A...

79 Landing overruns; is your RESA ready? During the last twenty months 79 landing overruns occurred with commercial and executive aircraft worldwide. This is almost one landing overrun per week. Studies have shown that there are different...

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