Printer Friendly

Reducing mishaps--the safety challenge.

Until about 10 years ago, aviation mishap rates had declined dramatically as improvements in training, aircraft, and procedures were introduced. While we continue our efforts to reduce mishaps, we know we can do better. Almost 90 percent of aviation mishaps are the result of some form of human error, and in many cases, mishaps can be prevented.

The Naval Safety Center offers many resources for mishap prevention. Visit their aviation directorate website,

This URL will link you to the Center's aeromedical, aviation data, investigations, operations, maintenance, and bird/animal strike hazard divisions, as well as to safety surveys, culture workshops, and more.

COPYRIGHT 2005 Department of the Navy, Naval Historical Center
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2005, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

 Reader Opinion




Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:AIRSCOOP; services of Naval Safety Center
Author:Leland, Wendy
Publication:Naval Aviation News
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:May 1, 2005
Previous Article:Mishaps.
Next Article:VMFA (AW)-242: Bats in combat.

Related Articles
1999 Grandpaw Pettibone Award.
Navy aims to Curtail Aviation Mishaps Caused by Crew Error.
Navy aviation: skills surpass smart weapons.
Grampaw pettibone.
Night dive.
Reducing mishaps--the safety challenge.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2015 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters