20 September 2010

Aviation Safety Lecture at ADFA

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The Sydney Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA) proudly presents


by Russell Taylor – Research Analyst, Australian Transport Safety Bureau

Location: Lecture Theatre North #6, Building #32, Off Kapyong Road, UNSW @ the Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra

This public lecture is FREE and all are welcome.

Light refreshments will be served prior to the presentation.

RSVP essential: By 27th September to aiaa.sydneysection[at]gmail.com

Talk Summary:

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is Australia’s national independent investigator of aviation, rail, and marine accidents and safety incidents. This talk will give an overview of aviation safety in Australia, how plane crashes and incidents are investigated, common types of accidents, and some of the key areas of research which the ATSB has identified to drive safety improvements in the Australian aviation industry.

A map of the venue can be found at http://info.unsw.adfa.edu.au/images/ADFA_Map_09.pdf. Free parking is available off Kapyong Road.

About Russell Taylor:

Russell Taylor is a research analyst with the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) in Canberra. Russell conducts research into upcoming safety issues affecting the Australian aviation industry, including amateur-built aircraft accidents, runway excursion risk reduction measures, fibre composite aircraft capability and emergency response methods, and aircraft separation at airports without air traffic control. Russell is a graduate of the University of Sydney’s Aeronautical Engineering program.

For information about the AIAA Sydney Section visit http://www.aiaasydneysection.org

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Just a reminder to RSVP for catering purposes by close of business on Tuesday.

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