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2013-08-11 23:02:13

Under enormous pressure to cut costs, healthcare leaders are looking to other industries for lessons in efficiency and culture change referred to as lean healthcare methods, and LifeWings has incorporated this methodology into their training. LifeWings, a team of pilots, astronauts, physicians and process improvement experts trained by Toyota, is one of the first consultant companies to provide this blended approach to performance improvement for health care. Collierville, TN (PRWEB)...

2013-08-01 23:27:42

On July 6th, Asiana flight 214, a B-777, hit the sea wall on approach to San Francisco airport (SFO), causing the death of three passengers. The effort to stop patient harm due to preventable medical error in healthcare can be assisted by examining some of the factors in the loss of life in aviation. Collierville, Tennessee (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 On July 6th, Asiana flight 214, a B-777, hit the sea wall on approach to San Francisco airport, causing the death of three passengers. While...

AirSTAR: Saving The Lives Of Pilots And Passengers
2013-07-24 10:46:43

NASA [ Watch The Video AirSTAR, Making Airliners Safer ] Loss-of-Control (LOC) occurs when an aircraft departs from normal flight. It is the leading accident category for aircraft fatalities in the commercial fleet. "Yet, flight experiments with transport aircraft are rarely conducted on conditions present in LOC accidents," said David Cox, element lead for subscale testing at NASA's Langley Research Center. For Cox and the rest of the AirSTAR (Airborne Subscale Transport Aircraft...

NextGen Helps With Air Traffic Management Concepts And Procedures
2013-07-24 10:05:32

NASA The Federal Aviation Administration estimates that there are approximately 23,000 scheduled takeoffs and landings in the U.S. each day. Behind the scenes, air traffic controllers coordinate and communicate movements to the pilots that ensure safe operations with minimal delays. Even further behind the scenes, at NASA Langley's Air Traffic Operations Laboratory (ATOL), pilots and air traffic controllers have a unique opportunity to improve or develop new air traffic management...

2013-07-23 23:30:18

First Wave Aerospace Advances Export Approvals For Airbus Parts (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Commercial aircraft parts distributor First Wave Aerospace announces qualified Airbus parts are now available with FAA-8130-3 Tags for export. First Wave Aerospace led the clarification effort in its region of a widely misinterpreted impression in the aerospace aftermarket and parts distribution industry that only the Production Approval Holder (PAH) could issue an export airworthiness approval. With...

2013-07-18 23:18:44

Sterns' prior victory in a jury tried case proved defective lap-belt caused death due to extensive internal injuries. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 When Asiana Airlines Flight 214 passengers seek relief from the courts, the going might not be a bumpy ride, thanks to long-time Bay Area aviation attorney, Gerald Sterns, who successfully litigated possibly the first aviation defective seatbelt case in history. "The aviation industry has long known lap-belts are...

2013-06-30 23:02:29

After experiencing all time lows in revenues as a result of the economic downturn in 2008, the airline industry has surged and has once again enjoyed outstanding revenues over the past several years. Flight Attendant's Academy is seeking to meet this heightened demand by publishing "Thank You For Flying," which teaches aspiring flight attendants how to break into and thrive in this exciting profession. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 The year 2009 proved to be quite a...


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