Following serious safety events: the air force training

צילום: גיא אשש

Training will take place today in the battle of the air force, after a number of serious safety incidents that have occurred in recent days. The operational activities and, uh, will continue as planned.

תאריך: 26/02/2015, 11:17    
מחבר: מערכת אתר חיל האוויר

חיל האוויר

Instead of training: safety briefings. Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel, ordered the cessation of training in combat, after several flight safety incidents that occurred recently. Instead, there will be a day in combat squadrons and tutorial sessions. These conferences dissect and discuss events, reactions and freshen up the safety procedures.

Over the past decade, the human factor has become more dominant in the event.
If past accidents and incidents caused mostly due to technical factors, now indicate that about half of them are caused by human error. Apparently, this is because the planes are becoming increasingly sophisticated and require a very high skill level of the teams.

In 2014 no fatal accidents have occurred in the air force. In fact, the last fatality occurred in early 2013, during night training flight Cobra helicopter, due to a malfunction.
Helicopter tech. With regard to hardware and event safety questioned the squadron level and is distributed to all.

Director of safety and quality audit (Beck) responsible for this issue in dealing with debriefing
And guidance regarding air safety. In that Buck? hard to predict what
Cause an accident, so the challenge is to produce capabilities for dealing with unrecognized events. On an average day in the outgoing air force more than 500 sorties for training on all platforms, and each is a potential event.

Translated from Hebrew