We're not all rocket scientists
- Steering clear of birds. McInnis, Douglas C.; Stover, Dawn // Popular Science;Aug95, Vol. 247 Issue 2, p26
Focuses on the project of the US Air Force that will identify bird `hot spots' to avoid collision between the animals and Air Force jets. Computerization of 30 years of bird counts from federal agencies and the National Audubon Society; Features of the project; Expectations from the project.
- Mishap or Anomaly? MCBRIDE, ROBERT // Wingman;Spring2010, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p36
This article focuses on the U.S. Air Force mishap prevention program and explains the difference between an anomaly and a mishap.
- PERFORMANCE/MISHAP INDICATORS. Jensen, John C. // Flying Safety;Jan1996, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p29
Lists several questions for assessing the mishap prevention efforts of the United States Air Force.
- Lucky 13. SALAS, ANDREW // Wingman;Fall2011, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p29
The article reports on Air Force Instruction 91-202, "The U.S. Air Force Mishap Prevention Program," which puts into action Air Force Policy Directive 91-2, "Safety Programs," which creates accident prevention program requirements and abolishes AFIs 91-301 and 91-302.
- Safety is no accident. Rutherford, Robert L. // Flying Safety;May95, Vol. 51 Issue 5, preceding p1
Focuses on the importance of safety and that prevention of accidents is the responsibility of every US Air Force service member. Role of safety in wartime availability and readiness; Accidents that occurred among service members; Reductions in reportable mishaps; Suggestions on how to prevent...
- The long steel pin. Holritz, Robert T. // Flying Safety;Apr97, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p4
Relates an anecdote highlighting the need for preventing foreign object damage (FOD) to US Air Force aircraft. Atypical reaction of the Deputy Commander for Maintenance (DCM); Meetings on occurrences of flight control incidents; Injury suffered by DCM due to FOD.
- THE HQ AFSC and the Internet. Saladana, Kurt J. // Flying Safety;Oct2001, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p12
Focuses on the criticisms against the United States Air Force Safety Center regarding the distribution of safety information.
- There are no new accidents. Levy, Richard A. // Flying Safety;Sep96, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p7
Offers advice for Air Force personnel on how to prevent aircraft accidents. Human factors responsible for the US Air Force's aircraft mishaps; Selection of aircrews for their self-confidence and aggressive nature; Importance of training and experience; Impact of fatigue on crew function.
- Which Way is Up? STOVER, DAWN; Sweetman, Bill // Popular Science;Mar99, Vol. 254 Issue 3, p35
Reports on the Tactile Situational Awareness System (TSAS) used to fight spatial disorientation of pilots of the United States Air Force. Estimated number of pilots that died every due to the phenomenon; How TSAS works.