The FAA’s “Safety Culture”

I hate to only blog about the FAA, but as I’ve been busy with outdoor home projects as the weather has improved and not geeking out otherwise, it’s one of the topics that seems appropriate for here, and it’s also a way to get some of the frustration I experience working for the FAA out of my system.

That, and I just wrote about the FAA’s preoccupation with the appearance of safety instead of any real approach to safety within the aviation and air traffic industry and within a week I experienced firsthand another example of that approach.

Then last week I went to another of the mandatory all hands briefings that the management team gives all air traffic controllers …

Read more