HAZARDOUS AIR TRAFFIC REPORT
- Assessing international ATC. Bradley, Perry; Gilbert, Gordon A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Mar1997, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p27
Stresses the need to upgrade India's air traffic control system after the midair collision of Saudi Arabian Airlines and Kazakstan Airlines jet over India in November 1996. India's efforts to upgrade the system; Inability of radars to provide data blocks associated with individual aircraft that...
- OPS Topics. // Flying Safety;Apr2002, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p26
Discusses aircraft accidents emanating from the failure of air control tower.
- European skies. Donoghue, J.A. // Air Transport World;Aug2002, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p7
Criticizes the poor performance of the European air traffic management (ATM) in line with the midair collision over southern Germany in July 2002. Opposition to the proposal to consolidate the European ATM system; Potential for the privatization of the European ATM; Factor that contributed to...
- Collision avoided, but aircraft lost. Ott, James // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/31/1997, Vol. 146 Issue 13, p41
Reports on the role played by air traffic controller error in the November 1996 crash of an ADC Boeing 727-231 transport plane in a jungle near Lagos, Nigeria. Indications provided by the flight data recorder (FDR); The number of lives lost in aircraft accidents in Africa in 1996; The combined...
- African ATC crisis escalates. Ott, James // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/20/1997, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p45
Looks at the dangerous traffic conflicts in African airspace. Lack of critical equipment and a rise in fatalities prompting the International Federation of Air Line Pilots Associations (IFALPA) to improve air traffic services and communications on the continent; The huge growth of aircraft...
- Free flight is a dream. Collins, Richard L. // Flying;May95, Vol. 122 Issue 5, p14
Discusses the various aspects of aircraft flying in the United States. Need to address the imperfections in the air traffic control systems; Proposals to improve the system with the removal of human air traffic controllers; Absence of accidents in 1994 involving corporate and business pilots;...
- Japan Debates TCAS When Controllers Err. Sekigawa, Eiichiro // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/29/2002, Vol. 157 Issue 5, p52
Reports the near-collision between Flight 907 and Flight 958 in Japan. Queries quality of the air traffic control system; Result on the investigation of the incident; Failure of the controller.
- TCAS More 'Foolproof' Than Generally Recognized. Nordwall, Bruce D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/15/2002, Vol. 157 Issue 3, p36
Reports the importance of the traffic-alert and collision avoidance system in the wake of the midair collision in Europe. Conflict between the dictate of human and the machine; Failure of the air traffic system to provide safe preparation; Inefficiency of the Mode S by modern standards.
- Japan Airlines, Boeing. // AirGuide Online.com;3/22/2010, p5
The article reports on the suspension of an air traffic controller from duties at Kaohsiung airport by Taiwan's civil aeronautics administration after an incident in which the runway lights were not turned on during a Japan Airlines Boeing 767's landing.