Managing risk through technology, regulator coordination, and effective training requires special expertise when it comes to slippery runway operations. Providing the highest level of safety above mere compliance means knowing not just the guidance, but the reasoning behind it. Four Winds Aerospace is uniquely situated to provide these services.
Whether you are an airport, airline, corporate flight department, or state regulator, high quality training is vital. Starting with a detailed task analysis, and building on to a comprehensive Knowledge, Skills, and Attitude analysis, allow Four Winds to build a world class training curriculum to meet your specific needs. We can provide in person seminars or help produce online content. Whatever your needs, we have the expertise to improve your runway safety.
Managing a snow plan? Taking a friction measurement? Creating a NOTAM? We have the resources to help you create a world class operation. Allow Four Winds Aerospace to give you the skills to effectively integrate with your aircraft operators, regulators, and friction testers.
Airports, airlines, regulators, research agencies, system designers, pavement testers, and safety institutions will all be together in Washington DC on December 6th and 7th to address the multiple facets of runway safety. Follow this link to submit an abstract and find out more about this event.
Transport Canada was the first to publish comprehensive guidance in consultation with Four Winds Aerospace and incorporating relevant ASTM guidance. AC 700-060 Braking Action Reports can be used as a template to understand the basics of pilot and aircraft braking action reporting and the importance of proper training and procedures.
All pilots and passengers deserve to know and see the dangers they are exposed to. An excellent viewpoint on this, published in MACLEAN'S can be found here.
The leading technical society for transport category aircraft (airlines) is SAPOE. With members worldwide, they are one of the world's leaders in engineering excellence and experience concerning all facets of aircraft performance engineering.
The first NTSB safety recommendation for aircraft to record and transmit braking ability in 2007, this was later updated with new and revised recommendations in 2016. The current recommendation is still open, awaiting an acceptable FAA response.
Creating appropriate training and policies for effective runway landing safety requires an in-depth knowledge of technology, regulatory guidance, safety management, human factors, and above all, experience. Let Four Winds Aerospace Safety provide your company with the insight and experience you will need to navigate this field and increase your ability to manage runway related landing risks. Whether you are an airport, airline, operator, or pilot, we can help.
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