EASA Compliant Flight Data Monitoring – What Actions are usually taken from the Cumulative Event Data

Operational Flight Data Monitoring, known more recently as Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA), is probably the most important safety tool available to aviation. Rather than reacting to serious incidents, operators have a very useful tool to proactively identify safety hazards and mitigate the risks.   What Happens to Identified Events? Whilst each individual event typically…

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Introduction to Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) and Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) Programs

Operational Flight Data Monitoring, known more recently as Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA), is probably the most important safety tool available to aviation. Essentially Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) is the exploitation of flight data to support an understanding of the various exposures, the knowledge of which, may successfully lead to the development of mitigations which…

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