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  • Detective Stories from the Feather Identification Lab

    The Smithsonian Institution Feather Identification Lab uses a variety of methods to identify more than 9,000 samples each year from civil and military sources. The result of their work adds to an ever-expanding database, which benefits not only aviation safety, but biologists, airfield managers, researchers and engineers designing more bird resistant aircraft systems.
  • WR-ALC Safety seeing lasting change in processes with AoP

    Since 2014, the organization has implemented the tenets of Art of the Possible, a constraints-based management system, to improve mishap investigations, recommendations, inspections, hazard abatement, swipe samples, operating instruction review, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration Reporting.
  • This Halloween, be safe and be seen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Halloween will be held on base, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m., and to ensure that all of the superheroes, princesses, ghosts and goblins are safe, make sure they can be seen. According to the SafeKids Worldwide website, “Kids are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween as on any other
  • Public enemy number chirp

    The Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard plan is designed to minimize aircraft exposure to potentially hazardous wildlife strikes during airfield and flying operations at Joint Base Langley-Eustis.
  • Physiological Events – Feedback from the pilot community is critical

    A rise in the number of physiological events with primary pilot training aircraft, known as the T-6, is getting a lot of attention from students, instructors and leadership.
  • Crash Lab adds heavies

    Over the past few weeks, the remains of three heavy aircraft have arrived at the Air Force Safety Center Crash Lab on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico to enhance the hands-on portion of the Aircraft Mishap Investigation Course.The addition of a C-17 Globemaster III, B-52 Stratofortress, and KC-135 Stratotanker to the 29-acre site will increase
  • USSTRATCOM expands SSA data on Space-Track.org

    Gen. John E. Hyten, Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, directed the expansion of Space Situational Awareness data sharing on www.Space-Track.org, USSTRATCOM's primary SSA data sharing web platform.Registered Users on www.Space-Track.org will begin to receive additional data about some space objects that was not previously available. This action is
  • Look. Listen. Learn: Whiteman Fire & Emergency Services encourages fire prevention safety

    The Whiteman Fire and Emergency Services flight is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years, to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign: “Look. Listen. Learn - Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” The goal of the campaign is to educate the public about basic, but essential, ways to quickly and safely escape a home fire.
  • Occupational Safety Publication Gets a Face-Lift

    In the next few weeks, one of the top three referenced publications in the Air Force will be getting a new name and a whole new look. The Air Force Safety Center’s Occupational Safety Division has been hard at work re-writing Air Force Instruction 91-203, Air Force Consolidated Occupational Safety Instruction, to streamline the publication, remove
  • AFCENT Works to Improve Safety across the Coalition

    U.S. Air Forces Central Command’s Safety Directorate hosted a Chiefs of Safety Conference Sept. 6-7, 2018, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Among the 41 attendees who shared lessons learned to improve safety, were two Royal Air Force Airmen. This was the first time coalition members were invited to participate in this conference, which is held every

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