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141 documents found in 'Safety'
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2010 Accident Review

Date Added: 29/04/2015 View Document

2011 Accident Review

Date Added: 29/04/2015 View Document

2012 Accident Review

Date Added: 29/04/2015 View Document

2013 Accident Review

Date Added: 29/04/2015 View Document

2014 Accident Review

Date Added: 29/04/2015 View Document

2015 Accident Review

Date Added: 07/03/2016 View Document

2016 Accident Review

Date Added: 08/03/2017 View Document

Accident and Incident Summaries 2015 125 - 2015 147

As published in S&G

Date Added: 01/05/2016 Last Modified: 06/03/2017 View Document

Accident And Incident Summaries 2015 148 - 2016 02

Date Added: 11/08/2016 Last Modified: 06/03/2017 View Document

Accident and Incident Summaries 2015 63 - 2015 91

As published in S&G

Date Added: 12/01/2016 Last Modified: 06/03/2017 View Document

Accident and Incident Summaries 2015 94 - 2015 122

As published in S&G

Date Added: 01/05/2016 Last Modified: 06/03/2017 View Document

Accident and Incident Summaries 2016 04 - 2016 26

As published in S&G

Date Added: 11/08/2016 Last Modified: 28/03/2017 View Document

Accident and Incident Summaries 2016 109 - 2016 136

As published in S&G

Date Added: 24/05/2017 View Document

Accident and Incident Summaries 2016 29 - 2016 52

As published in S&G

Date Added: 25/10/2016 Last Modified: 28/03/2017 View Document

Accident and Incident Summaries 2016 54 - 2016 77

As published in S&G

Date Added: 06/03/2017 Last Modified: 28/03/2017 View Document

Accident and Incident Summaries 2016 80 - 2016 108

As published in S&G

Date Added: 06/03/2017 Last Modified: 28/03/2017 View Document

Accident Reporting Requirements

Laws and Rules Accident Reporting (compliant with EU Regulation on occurrence reporting)

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 30/09/2016 View Document

Aerotow - Climbing Turn No Release Simulation

Simulation of tug upset - glider in climbing turn, not released

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 15/05/2015 View Document

Aerotow Performance

Safety Briefing highlighting the factors affecting aerotow take-off performance - for consideration by glider pilots and tug pilots.

Date Added: 07/01/2016 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Aerotow Wingdrop and Groundloop Simulation

Simulation of wingdrop on aerotow followed by groundloop

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 15/05/2015 View Document

Aerotow Wingdrop Causing Tug to Yaw Simulation

Simulation of wingdrop on aerotow causing tug to yaw

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 15/05/2015 View Document

Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB)

Link to AAIB web site

Date Added: 22/05/2015 View Document

Air Clues - RAF Flight Safety Magazine

Date Added: 16/04/2016 Last Modified: 16/04/2016 View Document

Airprox Board

Link to the Airprox Board web site

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 27/05/2015 View Document

Airprox Report Form - CA1094

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 17/05/2017 View Document

Airspace & Safety Initiative

Link to Airspace & Safety Initiative web site.

Date Added: 22/05/2015 View Document

ASH25 AAIB accident report 2007

AAIB report into an accident involving an ASH25 in 2007

Date Added: 06/07/2015 Last Modified: 06/07/2015 View Document

ASW20 AAIB accident report 2006

AAIB report into an accident involving an ASW20 in 2006

Date Added: 06/07/2015 View Document

ASW20 AAIB accident report 2014

AAIB report into an accident involving an ASW20 in 2014

Date Added: 06/07/2015 Last Modified: 12/01/2016 View Document

Ballast Weights

Safety briefing on ballast weights

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

BGA Accident and Incident Report Form

BGA Incident and Accident Report Form

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 12/11/2017 View Document

BGA Accident Investigation Protocol

BGA protocol for accident investigation

Date Added: 04/09/2015 Last Modified: 13/01/2016 View Document

BGA Club Local Hazard Log

A template for clubs to log significant known local operational hazards

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 14/11/2015 View Document

BGA Post Accident and Incident Reporting process

BGA process following receipt of a BGA incident/accident report

Date Added: 09/10/2017 Last Modified: 09/10/2017 View Document

BGA Post-Accident Guide

Advice for clubs on how to handle the immediate essential tasks in the aftermath of a serious accidents. Designed to...

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 13/11/2015 View Document

BGA Recommended Sailplane Towing Syllabus

BGA recommended coaching or training syllabus for qualified pilots carrying out aerotowing using aeroplanes or TMGs.

Date Added: 17/06/2016 Last Modified: 07/08/2017 View Document

BGA Safety Management System Manual

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 29/02/2016 View Document

CAA CAP1391 Electronic Conspicuity Devices

Key outcomes from a CAA led project to develop an industry standard for low cost electronic conspicuity devices for light...

Date Added: 16/01/2017 View Document

CAA Safety Sense leaflets

Link to CAA Safety Sense leaflets including re Collision avoidance, GPS use, Radiotelephony, etc

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 05/01/2017 View Document

Cable Hang-Ups

Safety Briefing - Cable Hang-Ups

Date Added: 29/04/2015 View Document

CAP 737 - Flightcrew human factors handbook

CAA publication describing providing guidance on crew resource management including situational awareness

Date Added: 01/12/2015 Last Modified: 12/01/2016 View Document

CAP 793: Safe Operating Practices at Unlicenced Aerodromes

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 13/01/2016 View Document

Cartwheel Simulation

Simulation of cartwheel after a wingdrop

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 18/05/2015 View Document

CHIRP Web Site

Confidential Human factors Incident Reporting

Date Added: 22/05/2015 View Document

Cirrus BGA Accident Report 2004

BGA report into an accident involving a Cirrus in 2004

Date Added: 31/08/2015 View Document

Class G airprox reports analysis - Helios

CAA funded analysis of UK airprox reports carried out by Helios in 2014

Date Added: 22/07/2015 Last Modified: 22/07/2015 View Document

Class G for the 21st Century

CAA paper describing future class G dated 2012

Date Added: 22/07/2015 View Document

Club Safety Officer Briefing

Introductory briefing for new Club Safety Officers and their Club Chairmen

Date Added: 10/11/2015 Last Modified: 13/01/2016 View Document

Club Safety Officer Role Description

Club Safety Officer (CSO) role description

Date Added: 10/11/2015 Last Modified: 12/01/2016 View Document

Club Safety Review guidance

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 13/01/2016 View Document

Clued Up - CAA Flight Safety magazine

Date Added: 16/04/2016 Last Modified: 16/04/2016 View Document

Control Confusion

Safety briefing. Control confusion - ASW15, ASW19, ASW20, Pegase, and Blanik types

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Cross-Country and Airspace Guidance

Laws and Rules Cross Country and Airspace Guidance

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 09/08/2016 View Document

Currency Barometer

Pilot Currency Barometer - How safe a pilot are you?

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 05/01/2016 View Document

Dart 15 AAIB report 2006

AAIB report into an accident involving a Dart 15 in 2006

Date Added: 06/07/2015 Last Modified: 06/07/2015 View Document

DG600 AAIB accident report 2005

AAIB report into an accident involving a DG600 in 2005

Date Added: 06/07/2015 Last Modified: 06/07/2015 View Document

Dimona BGA Accident Report 2016

BGA report into an accident involving a Dimona in 2016.

Date Added: 03/03/2017 View Document

Don't Get in a Spin

Poster for club noticeboards about the hazards of inadvertent spinning and the steps that pilots can take to avoid these

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Emergency Glider Evacuation - IGC Guidance

A presentation prepared by the International Gliding Commission and presented at the European Gliding Championship at Lasham in August 2017

Date Added: 12/11/2017 View Document

Emergency Locator Beacons

BGA Guidance Regarding Personal Locator Beacons and Emergency Locator Transmitters

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

European GA Safety Team Leaflets

Link to EU GA Safety Team (EGAST) safety leaflets including re use of GPS and Collision Avoidance.

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 05/01/2017 View Document

FES Ground Safety Guidance

Safety briefing re Front Electric Sustainer powerplants

Date Added: 17/08/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Field Landing

Safety Briefing on the subject of field landings. Designed for pilots of ALL levels of experience.

Date Added: 02/04/2016 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 1

Introduction; The process of field selection; Size, slope, surface

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 2

Obstacles on the approach; The effect of wind; The biggest is not always the best!

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 3

Chapter 3 - Slope: identifying and dealing with it...

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 4

Surface, early spring to mid-season; What's growing, can we land on it?; Winter and spring cereal crops; Tram-lines and tractor...

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 5

Grass for silage, hay and pasture.

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 6

Horses, stud farms and gallops; Sheep; Cattle and stock-fences; Identifying fences and avoiding landing across colour changes

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 7

Overhead wires; Spotting the poles; Approaching harvest

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 8

Harvest time, stubble and straw; Random tractor tracks; Land along the direction of cut; After the harvest; Happy landings

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Entire Video

Field Landing Tutorial produced by the Ted Lysakowsky Trust

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

FLARM

Link to the Flarm Website

Date Added: 22/05/2015 View Document

FLARM antenna installation guidance (see note below)

FLARM antenna installation guidance published by FLARM in January 2017. PLEASE NOTE that EASA rules permit installation and maintenance of...

Date Added: 16/01/2017 Last Modified: 19/01/2017 View Document

Flick Roll Simulation 1 (.mp4)

Simulation of flick roll following a failed winch launch

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 View Document

Flick Roll Simulation 2

Simulation of flick roll following a failed winch launch

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 14/05/2015 View Document

Foka 4 AAIB Report 2011

AAIB report into an accident involving a Foka 4 in 2011

Date Added: 16/11/2015 View Document

GASCo Flight Safety magazine

Date Added: 16/04/2016 View Document

Gliding Activity Explained - RAF Air Clues Magazine Spring 2016

Date Added: 06/06/2016 View Document

Going for a Spin

S&G article in which Mike Fox advocates regular spinning practice

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

GQ Parachutes

Safety briefing about how to wear GQ parachute correctly

Date Added: 29/04/2015 View Document

Ground Training Record Pack - Nene Valley GC

Nene Valley GC ground training record cards. Nene Valley GC has a high percentage of members aged under 18 years.

Date Added: 16/10/2017 Last Modified: 16/10/2017 View Document

How to Winch Launch Safely (Video) - Part 1

How to Winch Launch Safely presentation with audio commentary in movie (.mp4 and .wmv) format to download or to sptream...

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 20/10/2015 View Document

How to Winch Launch Safely (Video) - part 2

The second part of the BGA How to Winch Launch Safely presentation with audio commentary in movie (.mp4) format to...

TYPE: Date Added: 20/10/2015 View Document

Human Factors for Glider Pilots - Guidance

Date Added: 28/10/2015 Last Modified: 12/01/2016 View Document

Human Failings

A November 2017 Safety Committee presentation for use by and at BGA clubs

Date Added: 07/11/2017 Last Modified: 07/11/2017 View Document

Is Your Glider Fit for Flight?

Safety Briefing examining a number of the issues regarding correctly preparing your glider for flight.

Date Added: 14/08/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

K13 AAIB accident report 2004

AAIB report into an accident involving a K13 in 2004

Date Added: 06/07/2015 View Document

K7 BGA Accident Report 2004

BGA report into an accident involving a K7 in 2004

Date Added: 31/08/2015 Last Modified: 31/08/2015 View Document

K8 AAIB accident report 2002

AAIB report of an accident involving a K8 in 2002

Date Added: 08/07/2015 View Document

LAK 17 and Discus Accident Report 2014

BGA report into an accident involving a Discus and LAK 17 in 2014

Date Added: 01/09/2015 Last Modified: 01/09/2015 View Document

Land Ahead if Safe to Do So

The established advice following a winch launch failure is to ‘land ahead if it is safe to do so’. The...

Date Added: 24/02/2017 View Document

Launch Cable Safety

Safety Briefing describing the factors that are behind most winch cable accidents on the ground and the basic steps that...

Date Added: 18/07/2016 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Learning from Accidents No 1 - Fitness to Fly and Intervention

Date Added: 28/03/2017 Last Modified: 11/04/2017 View Document

LS1 AAIB accident report 2005

AAIB report into an accident involving an LS1f in 2005

Date Added: 06/07/2015 View Document

Managing Flying Risk Guidance

Laws and Rules Managing Flying Risk Guidance

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 31/10/2017 View Document

Managing partial power failure

An Australian ATSB publication re managing partial power loss after takeoff in single-engine aircraft

Date Added: 28/12/2016 View Document

Mountain Flying Safety

Safety briefing about mountain flying

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Mounting Cameras for Use in the Air

Safety briefing about use of cameras in the air

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Multiple Compounding Risks

A dramatic video showing the sort of thing that can go wrong when multiple risk factors combine to create a...

TYPE: Date Added: 24/08/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

NCO SPEC sailplane towing generic risk assessment and checklist

Applicable to sailplane towing with EASA aeroplanes and TMG's

Date Added: 10/04/2017 View Document

Nimbus 3 AAIB accident report 2012

AAIB report into an accident involving a Nimbus 3 in 2012

Date Added: 06/07/2015 View Document

Parachute Dropzones

Parachure DZs throughout the UK with their tel no and frequencies (published by the BPA)

Date Added: 22/05/2015 View Document

Parachuting after a Mid-Air Collision

Safety briefing in the event of a mid-air collision

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 13/10/2017 View Document

Puchacz AAIB accident report 2004

AAIB report into an accident involving a Puchacz in 2004

Date Added: 06/07/2015 View Document

Real-life Example of Mayday Radio Use

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 05/01/2017 View Document

Recreational flying and parachuting info

Outline of the Interface Between the CAA and the HSE

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 16/01/2016 View Document

RF4 AAIB Accident Report 2015

AAIB report into an accident involving an RF4 in 2015

Date Added: 13/08/2015 Last Modified: 15/12/2015 View Document

Safe Aerotowing Booklet

Safety briefing offering advice to the glider pilot on safe aerotowing and in particular the avoidance of tug upsets.

Date Added: 15/05/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Safe Winch Launching Leaflet

Safety briefing on Safe Winch Launching highlighting the key risk areas and giving advice on how to avoid them. Version...

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 25/10/2017 View Document

Safe Winch Launching Quiz

Test your knowledge of how to winch launch safely

Date Added: 29/04/2015 View Document

Safe Winch Launching Summary Leaflet

The Safe Winch Launching booklet 6th Edition

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 25/10/2017 View Document

Safety Committee priorities 16

Date Added: 16/07/2016 View Document

Safety Foam

Safety briefing describing why pilots should fly with an energy-absorbing foam cushion

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 23/03/2017 View Document

Safety promotion images

Zip folder containing images that CSO’s can use to support seasonal safety promotion.

Date Added: 31/05/2017 View Document

Search and Rescue - using FLARM

SAR potential using FLARM - supplied for potential interest. The BGA cannot guarantee the advice supplied on this wikipedia page.

Date Added: 06/11/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

SF27 and ASW19 AAIB accident report 2006

AAIB report into an accident involving an SF27 and ASW19 in 2006

Date Added: 06/07/2015 Last Modified: 06/07/2015 View Document

SGU Flarm report

Scottish Gliding Union FLARM trial

Date Added: 29/04/2015 View Document

Silent 2 AAIB Accident Report 2016

AAIB report into an accident involving a Silent 2

Date Added: 14/07/2016 View Document

Skylark 3 BGA Accident Report 2015

BGA report into an accident involving a Skylark 3 in 2015.

Date Added: 03/03/2017 View Document

Soaring and airspace - the glider pilots perspective

An education piece about how glider pilots stay airborne.

Date Added: 03/02/2016 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Soaring Protocol

Safety briefing describing the safe protocols to be used when soaring.

Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 05/01/2017 View Document

Standard Overhead Join - CAA Poster

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Stop the Drop

Stop the Drop presentation (Safe Winch Launching)

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 14/05/2015 View Document

Takeover Control Guidance

BGA safety briefing describing takeover control guidance

Date Added: 13/10/2017 View Document

Tug Upset - Belly Hook Simulation 1

Simulation of vertical tug upset with belly hook

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 15/05/2015 View Document

Tug Upset - Belly Hook Simulation 2

Simulation of vertical tug upset with belly hook

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 15/05/2015 View Document

Tug Upset BGA Accident Report 2015

BGA report into an accident involving a Super Cub and Lak12 in 2015.

Date Added: 03/03/2017 View Document

Tug Upset Nose Hook Simulation 1

Simulation of vertical tug upset with nose hook

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 15/05/2015 View Document

Tug Upset Nose Hook Simulation 2

Simulation of vertical tug upset with nose hook

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 15/05/2015 View Document

Tug Upset Poster

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 18/10/2016 View Document

Tutor and Cirrus AAIB accident report 2009

AAIB summary report into an accident involving a Grob Tutor and Std Cirrus in 2009

Date Added: 06/07/2015 Last Modified: 06/07/2015 View Document

Vega AAIB accident report 2002

AAIB report of an accident involving a Vega in 2002

Date Added: 08/07/2015 View Document

Winch / Spin Simulation 1

Simulation of spin following a failed winch launch

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 14/05/2015 View Document

Winch / Spin Simulation 2

Simulation of spin following a failed winch launch

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 14/05/2015 View Document

Winch / Spin Simulation 3

Simulation of spin following a failed winch launch

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 14/05/2015 View Document

Winch cable warning poster

Winch cables warning for aeroplane pilots

Date Added: 14/03/2016 View Document

Winch Launch Flick Roll Simulation

Simulation of flick roll following a failed winch launch

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 View Document

Winch Operations Presentation

Advice on best practice winch operations as an aid to safe winch launching

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 23/08/2017 View Document

Wingdrop Incident

Video of a glider dropping a wing at the start of a winch launch.

Date Added: 17/01/2017 View Document

Wingdrop Simulation

Simulation of a wingdrop during a winch ground run

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 14/05/2015 View Document