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Government Agencies and International Organizations
Military
Professional Organizations
Research Organizations and Efforts
Aviation News Media
Aviation Information Sites and News Groups
Airline Analysis
Flight Safety
Human Factors
Operations Research
Accident Reports

General Information

Library of Congress
The Library of Congress web site

Government Agencies and International Organizations

DOT
U.S. Department of Transportation home page
FAA
U.S. Federal Aviation Administration home page
BTS
U.S. DOT Bureau of Transportation Statistics home page
NASA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration hame page
ICAO
International Civil Aviation Organization home page
Civil Aviation Canada
Transportat Canada - Civil Aviation home page
Nav Canada
Canada's now-privatized air traffic control organization
Eurocontrol
Home page for the European air traffic control agency
Air Transport Association
The trade organization for the principal U.S. airlines. News and online publications.
IATA
International Air Transportation Association home page

Military

Air Force Link
U.S. Air Force's official web site
The United States Navy
U.S. Navy's official web site
Home of Army Aviation
U.S. Army Aviation Center's official web site

Professional Organizations

IFALPA
International Federation of Air Line Pilots' Association
NATCA
National Air Traffic Controllers Association
Air Line Pilots Association
The official site of the union representing 66,000 airline pilots at 43 U.S. and Canadian airlines.

Research Organizations and Efforts

The Volpe Center
Research and special programs for the Dept. of Transportation
Air Transport Research Group
A special interest group of the World Conference on Transportation Research Society

Aviation News Media

Aerlines
International magazine for students & professionals of aviation
Air & Space
Smithsonian Institution's magazine about flight.
Air Transport World
Air Transport World Magazine is a monthly magazine serving the needs of the global airline and commercial air transport manufacturing communities.
Aviation Week & Space Technology
In-depth news and authoritative analysis of the technology, business and operations.
Flightglobal
An online news and information portal for the global aviation industry, offering industry news from a global editorial team, aircraft images & data and industry jobs for both industry professionals and aviation enthusiasts. Aggregate aviation news content from across the World Wide Web, offering users the ‘best of the web’ news content in one location
Air & Cosmos
The monthly journal that covers the Business and Technology of the world aerospace industries, with a distinctly European editorial viewpoint.
Jane's Aerospece
Aerospace section of Jane's Information Group.
UK airport news
A daily updated UK airport news website plus a news archive

Aviation Information Sites and News Groups

Aero Com
Aviation information and aviation yellow pages
The Aviation Home Page
Your link to the world of aviation...
Airliners
The sci.aeronautics.airliners Newsgroup's Home Page. A moderated discussion group on airliner technology: the design, construction, performance, human factors, operation, and histories of transport-category aircraft.

Airline Analysis

PlaneBusiness
Daily airline business and financial news and analysis

Flight Safety

Flight Safety Foundation
Independent, nonprofit, international organization engaged in research, auditing, education, advocacy and publishing to improve aviation safety.

Human Factors

Human Factors Research and Technology Division
The Flight Management & Human Factors Division of NASA's Ames Research Center
Web Based Training in Human Factors
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) human factors division has developed a web-based course to provide an introduction to human factors and its role in FAA systems development. Some of you may find the information useful.

Operations Research

AGIFORS
Airline Group of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies
INFORMS
Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Accident Reports

NTSB
The NTSB aviation accident database contains information from 1983 and later about civil aviation accidents and selected incidents within the United States, its territories and possessions, and in international waters.
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
The reports section provides accident reports released since 1991. A link of the Swissair 111 investigation is provided in the front page.
UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch
The Formal Reports section provides Inspectors Investigations relating to specific accidents or serious incidents since 1972. The Foreign Reports section provides investigations carried out and published by Foreign States in which the UK has an interest.
Computer-Related Incidents with Commercial Aircraft
The publications section provides a list of publications by Prof. Peter B. Ladkin on computer-related incidents with commercial aircraft and an media interview.


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