Aviation Safety, Human Factors, and Aircraft Accident Investigation Related Web Sites and Guides


STPA Resources From 2019 Workshop:

Engineering a Safer and More Secure World  STPA Handbook
Systems Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA) Tutorial  

Reference Guides From 2019 Workshop: 

Safety Management Manual (SMM)

Operator's Flight Safety Handbook, Issue 2

SETP Partners Handbook  Safety Assurance and Safety Culture
The ERP DRILLIT Template
Compliments of Fireside Partners

Government Agencies: 

NASA/FAA Flight Test Safety Database
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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.

Flight Test and Safety Sites:

US Navy Flight Test Web Site
US Navy's Flight Test program web site. Description of facilities and programs.
Society of Experimental Test Pilots
SETP's home page
Introduction to NASA flight maneuvers.
Society of Flight Test Engineers
SFTE's home page.
Edwards Air Force Base
Access to various flight test programs based at EAFB.

Safety and Investigation Sites:

Flight Safety Foundation
Organization, publications, and current information
USAF Safety Center
USAF Safety Center and web links to other aviation safety sites.
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
Links to Army Aviation safety issues.
Aviation Safety Connection
Commercial, but interesting summary of current happenings in aviation safety, focusing on improved pilot judgment and aeronautical decision making.
Geis-Alvarado & Associates
Aviation safety training and consulting services.
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 Civil Aeromedical Institute (CAMI)
Information on medical and human factors issues.

Academic Sites:

National Test Pilot School
Access to NTPS information and programs.

Other Interesting Sites:

Helicopter Association International (HAI)
HAI organization, publications, current information.
Vermont Safety Information Resources, Inc
MSDS Library.
Aviation Week
This is an outstanding research tool. The "Safety Oasis" button leads to links to a large number of other aviation safety databases