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Study: Aircraft loading occurrences July 2003 to June 2010
23 December 2010

Study: Aircraft loading occurrences July 2003 to June 2010

23 December 2010

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) published a study (AR-2010-044) on aircraft loading occurrences from July 2003 to June 2010. The report documents the number and types of safety occurrences involving loading of high capacity aircraft to raise awareness within the aviation industry of the associated issues. Incorrect loading of containers, pallets or bags into aircraft can […]

Study: Steady increase in Australian birdstrikes

30 June 2010

A new report released by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) highlights ways to manage the risks posed by aircraft hitting birds and reveals that the reported number of  birdstrikes in Australia has steadily increased over the past eight years. The report, which provides aviation birdstrike and animal strike occurrence data between January 2002 and […]

Study: Factors influencing misaligned take-off occurrences at night

30 June 2010

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) published a study into factors influencing misaligned take-off occurrences at night. This report examines both Australian as well as relevant international occurrences where pilots have misperceived their lateral position on runway due to darkness and a combination of individual influences, runway, weather and task conditions. The study was iniated […]