Tag Archives: ICAO aviation audit

Essendon DFO accident: No MSM speculation here Christine?

05 Nov
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Speculation About the Cause of an Air Crash Yep, That’s a Good Thing November 2, 2018 / Share your comments… In what other area of journalism are reporters asked to surrender their own judgment and analysis and wait for the “officials” to weigh in?  From the very first air accident, the crash of the Wright Flyer that […]

Lies, damned lies, and statistics.

21 Oct
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We’ve learnt from the Past: Carmody 26 October 2017 http://www.australianflying.com.au/lates…st-carmody Lies, damned lies, and statistics. – AP Forum version. There is (as academics do) furious debate about who first coined the phrase. I would quite fancy Disraeli myself; although as Wiki points out, the phrase was not found in Disraeli’s works. But; it is the sort of thing I imagine […]

Control, Checks and Balance.

14 Oct
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MSM & Dell blinded by Hood bollocks: Trivial and inaccurate. –  http://www.auntypru.com/forum/thread-103…ml#pid9373 & https://theconversation.com/lessons-lear…sts-103834 Control, Checks and Balance. – AP Forum version “Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable.” – Mark Twain. Since the happy cave days; where everyone did pretty much as they liked – until someone objected; then there was a dust up to settle matters. Since […]

Remarkable debacles.

25 Mar
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Safety in mind: Normalisation of deviance Remarkable debacles. – AP forum version “You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations “K” comment: the temptation to tear this happy, clappy, PR guff and puff apart borders on the irresistible, however, the bucket will […]

From the pinnacle of Mount Non Compliance.

10 Apr
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“A second helping of Pony Pooh pudding, Vicar?” One of the many reasons aeronautical elephants are so well liked by Aunt Pru is their incredible memories. Some of the ‘mature’ beasts residing at the houseboat sanctuary have particularly good ones, each generation holding specific details of the events which occurred during their working lives. It […]