If you had still¬†any doubt about why we belong to ESAM, here a briefing sent us by Roland Vermeiren:¬† “You would be a member of a Europe wide organisation, which represents every significant aerospace organisation in Europe.It is a Society which would represent you at an influential level in EASA, at a time of major upheaval in aeromedical regulation in Europe.It is a society which can speak authoritatively on your behalf, instead of allowing pressure groups, politicians or journalists to dominate the debate.You are a member of an organisation which had built up strong connections with other major aerospace medical organisations, such as AsMA and IAASM.”
Pilot error was to blame for the crash of a Hawker Beechcraft 125-800A in July 2008, the NTSB said on Tuesday (15th march). The airplane, operated by East Coast Jets, crashed when the crew attempted a go-around after landing on a wet runway at Owatonna Degner Regional Airport, in Minnesota. Contributing factors were poorcrew coordination and lack of cockpit discipline; fatigue, which likely impaired both pilots’ performance; and the FAA’s failure to require crew resource management training and standard operating procedures…
Reading a forum from Flight Gobal /Aerospace¬†¬†,¬†I met¬†¬†by chance a Thomson Airways passenger thread describing amazement when he saw well the IFE screens dropped down and on came the safety video….that ¬†certainly captured the passengers attention,- “I have never seen so many people glued to a safety video and smiling and laughing…” . Without doubt, pretty hard no to pay attention. ¬° Do not miss it ¬°
Javier¬† Pedreira (Wicho) de MicroSiervos ¬†como apasionado de los cacharros de todo tipo, siempre ha sentido curiosidad por saber los que utilizan otras personas, y en alguna ocasi√≥n ha participado en iniciativas para compartir este tipo de informaci√≥n . Por eso¬†le ¬†gust√≥ mucho la anotaci√≥n Plane Answers: What‚Äôs really in a pilot‚Äôs ‚Äėkitbag?‚Äô de Kent [...]
Millions of people die each year from medical errors and infections linked to health care and going into hospital is far riskier than flying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.Your chances of dying due to an error in health care would be 1 in 300, told Liam Donaldson, the WHO’s newly appointed envoy for [...]
Nuestra compa√Īera¬† Laura Duque Arrubla del Centro Aeron√°utico de Colombia nos manda el n√ļmero de Enero/Febrero 2010 de la revista FAAAviation News casi dedicado por completo a los Factores Humanos con la siguiente rese√Īa….