Flight safety informs pilots, maintainers of potential flying hazards

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 6/27/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — Cruising at nearly 30,000 feet and traveling at speeds topping more than 500 mph with supplies intended for the joint-war fighter, a C-17 Globemaster III crew encounters another aircraft directly in their flight path. Events like this are easily avoided through proper planning,Continue reading “Flight safety informs pilots, maintainers of potential flying hazards”

Ground: Putting the “S” in safety

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 6/20/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — “Mission first, safety always,” said Master Sgt. Michael Asdel as he explained the meaning of the phrase coined by wing safety professionals Air Force-wide. “In the same way, I am an Airman first and a safety professional always,” he said. “Safety is everyone’sContinue reading “Ground: Putting the “S” in safety”