Aviation Safety Information: Publications

General (return to top)

AINonline: Articles from Aviation International News and other AIN publications, as well as articles written specifically for AINonline. Subject-specific news channels include safety, accidents, training, and security.


Business Aviation Safety Briefs (from International Business Aviation Council)

Pilot Safety Brochures (from FAA)

Safety Advisors: Publications from AOPA Air Safety Foundation describing aviation specific topics in areas ranging from Weather to Operations and Proficiency.

Safety Briefs: Short publications from AOPA Air Safety Foundation designed to offer practical guidance and useful tips for pilots.

Blogs (return to top)

Aviation Safety Network: News about aviation safety and accidents

The Being Better Blog by Gene Benson, human factors and aviation consultant with Bright Spot, Inc.

Critical Uncertainties: "Complexity, Emergence & Risk in Using Technology"

Dick's Blog by Air Facts editor emeritus Richard Collins

Flight Safety Foundation blog

Flying Lessons: Aviation safety writer Christine Negroni's blog

InFocus: Blog from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau

jasonblair.net: Blog by flight instructor and FAA Designated Pilot Examiner Jason Blair

John's Blog by Air Facts editor John Zimmerman

Leading Edge: Air safety e-journal from AOPA Air Safety Institute's Bruce Landsberg

New Airport Insider: Articles focusing on airport issues, emerging technologies, and trends

News & Tips: Planesafe.org blog

NTSB Safety Compass: Official blog of the National Transportation Safety Board

The Safety Net: NATA’s Safety 1st program blog

Sully's Blog: from Captain Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger III

The TSB Recorder: The Transportation Safety Board of Canada's blog

Bulletins (return to top)

Aviation Safety Letter (Canada): Published by Transport Canada, this quarterly bulletin addresses aviation safety from a variety of perspectives, including lessons learned from accidents and incidents.

Callback: Monthly safety bulletin from NASA's Aviation Safety Reporting System.

Magazines (return to top)

Flight Safety Australia: Bi-monthly safety magazine from Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority. Full issues may be read using the free "Flight Safety Australia" app (information here). Alternatively, see the magazine's news site to find all of the articles from the magazine (since 2014), as well as daily updates on aviation safety news. Past issues from 1996 to May 2014 are available through the National Library of Australia's PANDORA web archive; in addition, ATSB supplements that appeared in the magazine from 2000 to 2013 can be accessed through the Australian Transport Safety Bureau website.

Flightfax (U.S. Army): Issues from 1973-2006 are available on-line. Replaced by Knowledge: Official Safety Magazine of the U.S. Army in 2007. Also available is Flightfax Online, a monthly newsletter on Army aircraft mishap information which began publication in 2011.

Gremline: Independent online magazine dedicated to the dissemination of information on flight safety to the general aviation community (2006-2011).

Hindsight: Aviation safety magazine produced by EUROCONTROL's Safety Improvement Subgroup. Issues are available on-line and subscription information is also available.

Knowledge: Official Safety Magazine of the U.S. Army. Online articles contain lessons learned and best practices submitted by soldiers, leaders, and safety professionals, as well as seasonal safety and other articles. PDFs of current and past issues (2007-present) are also available.

Plane and Pilot Magazine

Waypoint Air Med & Rescue

Newsletters (return to top)

AirSafety Newsletter: Published by Air Data Research, this publication includes weekly summaries of reports and other information issued by the NTSB.

Feedback: Quarterly newsletters (including Air Transport, General Aviation, Cabin Crew, and Ground Handling & Security Feedback newsletters) from CHIRP, the UK Confidential Reporting Programme for Aviation and Maritime.

Flight Safety Information: Daily e-mail newsletter on current topics concerning aviation safety. Free subscription required.

Flightfax: Online monthly newsletter of U. S. Army aircraft mishap prevention information (2011-present). Also available online are issues from 1973-2006 of the former Flightfax magazine (print publication which was replaced in 2007 by Knowledge: Official Safety Magazine of the U.S. Army).

Flying Lessons: Weekly newsletter looking at recent accidents to discuss what might have contributed to them. Past issues (2008-2013) are available from the FAA Safety Team site; most recent issue and subscription information are available from Mastery Flight Training.

GYRO: Newsletter from the Korea Aviation Voluntary Incident Reporting System (KAIRS)

TACARE Newsletter: From the Taiwan Confidential Aviation Safety Reporting System (2000-2013)

Vectors for Safety: Monthly newsletter offering operational tips and accident discussions to promote safety.

Reports (return to top)

Aviation accident reports: see separate page for sources of accident reports available on-line (by country of reporting agency)

FAA Office of Aerospace Medicine Reports (DOT/FAA/AM)

We welcome suggestions for online publications to add to this list. Please send suggestions or corrections to prasasa@erau.edu.

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