Aviation Safety, Human Factors, and Aircraft Accident Investigation Related Web Sites and Guides
COVID-19 Resources: New Items Highlighted in Yellow
Always consult federal, state, and local guidance for the most up-to-date information. These resources are provided as operational considerations and to aid in developing unique organizational SOPs or CONOPs.
Dave Houle Flight Test Accident Archive:
Dave Houle collected historical documentation from many notable aircraft mishaps. The documentation in this archive ranges from 1929-2011. Some are anecdotal articles, and others are full accident investigation reports. We have scanned these into searchable pdf files, available for download. There is also a rudimentary index of the contents of each file with a brief description of each article.
- Review the index to find the incident of interest.
- Locate the FT Accident file number (1-8) and page number next in the row of the selected incident to identify which volume contains the summary.
- Select the hyperlink of the specified volume, and go to the page number of interest for further details.
737MAX/Aircraft Certification Related Reports:
|CRS Report on Cockpit Automation, Flight Systems and Aircraft Cert||JATR Report to FAA Oct 2019|
|U.S NTSB Safety Recommendation Report ASR 19-01 Boeing 737 MAX||FAA Special Committee Response Certification Action Plan 2020|
|Final SCC Report|
Systems Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA) Resources: New Item Highlighted in Yellow
|Engineering a Safer and More Secure World||Engineering a Safer World - Systems Thinking Applied to Safety|
|Systems Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA) Tutorial||STPA Handbook|
|STAMP Related Publications||STAMP-Based Support Tools|
Emergency Planning Resources:
|SETP Preparedness Program
(Formerly known as the SETP Partner Handbook)
| The ERP DRILLIT Template
Compliments of Fireside Partners
Safety Management Solutions (SMS) Resources:
|Operator's Flight Safety Handbook, Issue 2
|Safety Management Manual (SMM)||Safety Assurance and Safety Culture|
|SMS International Industry Standard (SM-0001)|
|NTSB (US) National Transportation Safety Board
Organization, reports, databases and current releases.
|FAA (US) Federal Aviation Administration
Access to FAA and other safety databases.
|ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
This website lists ICAO news, publications, library, and other current information.
NAVAIR's home page
Flight Test and Safety Sites:
|Edwards Air Force Base
EAFB home page
|Society of Experimental Test Pilots
SETP's home page
NASA Armstrong's home page
|Society of Flight Test Engineers
SFTE's home page
Safety and Investigation Sites:
|Flight Safety Foundation
Organization, publications, and current information
|USAF Safety Center
USAF Safety Center home page
|Air Safety Home Page
An aviation safety analyst specializing in air transport accidents organized by airline type of aircraft, date, type of accident etc.
|US Army Safety Center
US Army Safety Center home page
|Aviation Safety Connection
Commercial, but interesting summary of current happenings in aviation safety, focusing on improved pilot judgment and aeronautical decision making.
|US Naval Safety Center
US Naval Safety Center home page
|NASA Safety and Risk Management Division
Access to NASA safety and risk management
information and resources.
Human Factors Sites:
NASA Human Factors
The NASA Human Factors Research and Technology Division
|FAA Human Factors
Human factors database. Location of Advanced CRM Training Manual
|FAA Human Factors Team Report on: The Interfaces Between Flightcrews and Modern Flight Deck Systems|
|FAA Civil Aeromedical Institute (CAMI)
Information on medical and human factors issues.
|International Test Pilots School
Access to ITPS information and programs.
|National Test Pilot School
Access to NTPS information and programs.
Empire Test Pilot School
United States Naval Test Pilot School
United States Air Force Test Pilot School
French Test Pilot School (EPNER)
Other Interesting Sites:
|Helicopter Association International (HAI)
HAI organization, publications, current information.
|Vermont Safety Information Resources, Inc
Aviation Week home page