Tuesday, 24 January 2017
In the last two decades, turbulence has been the primary cause of weather-related aircraft incidents and injuries in commercial, air-transport aviation. After analyzing the data available there are several trends that point towards mitigations of future turbulence incidents and accidents. Using publically-available data from the National Transportation Safety Board the analysis shows that aircraft manufacturing, data vendors and operaters can make a difference in injury mitigation through collaborative efforts that allow the safe passage of aviation through turbulent atmospheric conditions for all members of the community without proprietary withholding of information.
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