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Published by Airbus, Safety First magazine helps enhance the safety of aircraft operations by increasing knowledge and communication on key related topics.

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Safety First magazine editions

  • Safety First #25 / January 2018

    Safety First #25 / January 2018

    - Are You Properly Seated? - A Recall on the Correct Use of the MEL - Protecting Aircraft and Passengers from Cargo Fires Download File 2MB
  • Safety First #24 / July 2017

    Safety First #24 / July 2017

    - Control your speed... during descent, approach and landing - Troubleshooting airframe vibrations - Preventing falls from height - Progress to pinpoint an aircraft’s position Download File 4MB
  • Safety First #23 / January 2017

    Safety First #23 / January 2017

    - Safely Flying Non-Precision Instrument Approaches - Introduction to the Soft Go-Around - Preparing Flight Crews to Face Unexpected Events - Safety, Our Shared Destination Download File 8MB
  • Safety First #22 / July 2016

    Safety First #22 / July 2016

    - Pitot probe performance covered on the ground - 180° turns on runway - Optimum use of weather radar Download File 7MB
  • Safety First #21 / January 2016

    Safety First #21 / January 2016

    - Control your speed… in cruise - Lithium batteries: safe to fly? - Wake vortices - A320 Family Aircraft configuration Download File 5MB
  • Safety First #20 / July 2015

    Safety First #20 / July 2015

    - Control your speed… during climb - Lateral runway excursions upon landing - Fuel monitoring on A320 Family aircraft - High-altitude manual flying Download File 2MB
  • Safety First #19 / January 2015

    Safety First #19 / January 2015

    - Tidy cockpit for safe flight - Landing on contaminated runways - Understanding weight & balance - Wind shear: an invisible enemy to pilots? Download File 3MB
  • Safety First #18 / July 2014

    Safety First #18 / July 2014

    - Control your speed... at take-off - Safe operations with composite aircraft - Learning from the evidence - A320 Family cargo Containers / pallets Movement - Parts Departing from Aircraft (PDA) Download File 4MB
  • Safety First #17 / January 2014

    Safety First #17 / January 2014

    - Airbus Brake Testing - Hard Landing, a Case Study for Crews and Maintenance Personnel - Aircraft Protection during Washing and Painting - Flight Data Analysis (FDA), a Predictive Tool for Safety Management System (SMS) - Flying a Go-Around, Managing Energy Download File 20MB
  • Safety First #16 / July 2013

    Safety First #16 / July 2013

    - Performance Based Navigation: RNP and RNP AR Approaches - Atlantic Airways: Introduction of RNP AR 0.1 Operations - Flight Crews and De-Icing Personnel - Low Speed Rejected Take-Off upon Engine Failure - Late Changes before Departure Download File 6MB
  • Safety First #15 / January 2013

    Safety First #15 / January 2013

    - The Golden Rules for Pilots Moving from PNF to PM - Airbus Crosswind Development and Certification - The Smoke/Fumes/Avncs Smoke Procedure - Post-Maintenance Foreign Objects Damage (FOD) Prevention - Corrosion: A Potential Safety Issue Download File 2MB
  • Safety First #14 / July 2012

    Safety First #14 / July 2012

    - Thrust Reverser Selection Means Full-Stop - Transient Loss of Communication due to Jammed Push-To-Talk - A380: Development of the Flight Controls - Part 2 - Preventing Fan Cowl Door Loss - Do not forget that you are not alone in Maintenance Download File 3MB
  • Safety First #13 / January 2012

    Safety First #13 / January 2012

    - A320 Family / A330 Prevention and Handling of Dual Bleed Loss - The Fuel Penalty Factor - The Airbus TCAS Alert Prevention (TCAP) - A380: Development of the Flight Controls - Part 1 - Facing the Reality of Everyday Maintenance Operations Download File 6MB
  • Safety First #12 / July 2011

    Safety First #12 / July 2011

    - Airbus New Operational Landing Distances - The Go Around Procedure - The Circling Approach - VMU Tests on A380 - Automatic Landings in Daily Operation Download File 8MB
  • Safety First #11 / January 2011

    Safety First #11 / January 2011

    - What is stall? How a pilot should react in front of a stall situation - Minimum control speed tests on A380 - Radio Altimeter erroneous values - Automatic NAV engagement at Go Around Download File 3MB
  • Safety First #10 / August 2010

    Safety First #10 / August 2010

    - A380 - Flutter tests - Operational Landing Distances A new standard for in-flight landing distance assessment - Go Around handling - A320 landing gear downlock - Situation awareness and decision making Download File 1MB
  • Safety First #9 / February 2010

    Safety First #9 / February 2010

    - A320 Family/Evolution of ground spoiler logic - Incorrect pitch trim setting at takeoff - Technical Flight Familiarization - Oxygen safety Download File 2MB
  • Safety First #8 / July 2009

    Safety First #8 / July 2009

    - The Runway Overrun Prevention System - The Take-Off Securing function - Computer mixability - An important issue - Fuel spills during refuelling operations Download File 2MB
  • Safety First #7 / February 2009

    Safety First #7 / February 2009

    - Airbus AP/FD TCAS mode: a new step towards safety improvement - Braking system cross connections - Upset Recovery Training Aid, Revision 2 - Fuel pumps left in OFF position - Avoiding dual bleed loss Download File 2MB
  • Safety First #6 / July 2008

    Safety First #6 / July 2008

    - A320/ Runway overrun - FCTL check after EFCS reset on ground - A320/ Possible consequences of VMO/MMO exceedance - A320/ Prevention of tailstrikes - Low fuel situations awareness - Rudder pedal Jam - Why do certain AMM tasks require equipment resets? - Slide/Raft Improvement - Cabin attendant falling through the avionics bay access panel in cockpit Download File 3MB
  • Safety First #5 / December 2007

    Safety First #5 / December 2007

    - Near CFIT event during Non Precision Approach - A320 Tail strike at Take-Off? - Unreliable Speed - Compliance to operational procedures - The Future Air Navigation System FANS B - Airbus Flight Safety Contacts/Organisation Download File 5MB
  • Safety First #4 / January 2007

    Safety First #4 / January 2007

    - Operations Engineering Bulletin reminder function - Avoiding high speed rejected takeoffs due to EGT limit exceedance - Do you know your ATC/TCAS panel ? - Managing hailstorms - Introducing the Maintenance Briefing Notes - A320 - Dual hydraulic loss - Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems operations based on GPS data - Airbus Flight Safety Contacts/Organisation Download File 2MB
  • Safety First #3 / December 2006

    Safety First #3 / December 2006

    - Dual Side Stick Inputs - Trimmable Horizontal Stabilizer Damage - Pitot Probes Obstruction - A340 Thrust Reverser Unlocked - Residual Cabin Pressure - Cabin Operations Flight Operations - Hypoxia an Invisible Enemy - Airbus Flight Safety Contacts/Organisation Download File 2MB
  • Safety First #2 / September 2005

    Safety First #2 / September 2005

    - Tailpipe or Engine Fire - Managing Severe Turbulence - Airbus Pilot Transition (APT) - Runaway Excursions at Take-off - Airbus Flight Safety Contacts/Organisation Download File 1013KB
  • Safety First #1 / January 2005

    Safety First #1 / January 2005

    - Go-Arounds in Addis Ababa due to VOR Reception Problems - The Importance of the pre-Flight, Flight Control Check - A320 In-flight thrust reverser deployment - Airbus Flight Safety Manager Handbook - Flight Operations Briefing Notes - Airbus Flight Safety Contacts/Organisation Download File 472KB
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