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==What is SKYbrary==
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SKYbrary is an electronic repository of safety knowledge related to flight operations, air traffic management (ATM) and aviation safety in general. It is also a portal, a common entry point, that enables users to access the safety data made available on the websites of various aviation organisations - regulators, service providers, industry.
  
==Content management and control==
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==SKYbrary's Strategic Objective==
 
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SKYbrary's objective is to become a single point of reference for aviation safety knowledge by making universally available and accessible the safety knowledge accumulated by various aviation organisations, entities and initiatives. The SKYbrary knowledgebase is a dynamic enterprise and has taken several years to develop. To develop further, and maintain the accuracy and relevance of the knowledgebase, will require the support and active participation of all those interested in promoting best practice and knowledge in aviation safety.
SKYbrary is an electronic repository of safety data related to ATM and aviation safety in general. It is also a portal, a common entry point that enables users to access the safety data made available on the websites of various aviation organisations - regulators, service providers, industry.  
 
 
 
Skybrary adopts the concept of Media-wiki products - anyone can comment, propose modification to an existing article, suggest a new topic or submit a draft article. However, there is an important difference that distinguishes SKYbrary from other wikkies. '''A robust content management and control process ensures the needed quality, reliability and consistency of stored safety data'''.
 
  
More detailed information on content development and quality assurance procedures you can find in the dedicated article on [[Skybrary Content Management]].
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==SKYbrary Content Development Priorities==
 
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SKYbrary content development priorities have been to focus on:  
==SKYbrary in 2010==
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*'''Who''': Flight Operations and Air Traffic Management
SKYbrary content development priorities remain, for now, unchanged and have been to focus on:  
 
*'''Who''': Flight Operations  
 
 
*'''Where''': Globally   
 
*'''Where''': Globally   
 
*'''What''': Operational Risks   
 
*'''What''': Operational Risks   
 
*'''Aviation sector''': Commercial Air Transport
 
*'''Aviation sector''': Commercial Air Transport
  
Our Content Development objectives in 2009 were to achieve core subject coverage in 5 key risk categories:
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==Content Management and Control==
*Loss of Control
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SKYbrary adopts the concept of Media-wiki products - anyone can comment, propose modification to an existing article, suggest a new topic or submit a draft article. However, there is an important difference that distinguishes SKYbrary from other wikies. '''A robust content management and control process supported by appropriate user rights management ensures the needed quality, credibility and consistency of stored safety data'''.
*CFIT
 
*Runway Excursion
 
*Runway Incursion
 
*Loss of Separation
 
  
In 2010 we are adding further material to these categories and are presently working towards core subject coverage for all [[Portal:Operational Issues|Operational Issues]] and [[Airworthiness]], and we are also building a new user forum.
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More detailed information on content development and quality assurance procedures can be obtained from the dedicated article on [[Skybrary Content Management]].
  
=='''''Before you fly there''''' Forum==
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==SKYbrary Value for Group Users==
[[File:Forum.gif|100px|link=http://www.skybrary.aero/ipbforums/|Forum]]
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SKYbrary now has [[SKYbrary Corporate Subscription|Corporate Subscriptions]] from airlines and ANSPs who want to use SKYbrary highlights to improve awareness of safety issues. For more information, take a look at the article "[[SKYbrary Corporate Subscription]]"
  
In 2010 we are building a new Forum designed to respond to the needs of SKYbrary users. The "before you fly there" Forum seeks to provide an opportunity for users to share information regarding operational hazards that may not be available in AIPs.
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==SKYbrary Partners==
 
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'''SKYbrary''' was initiated by [[EUROCONTROL]] in partnership with the following organisations:
Many larger operators maintain thier own databases of useful information for pilots who may not have been to a particular destination recently or perhaps ever. However, in some cases, there may be no corporate experience of flying into a particular airport or a particular region of the world. AIPs of course contain a great deal of information but the forum provides an opportunity for professionals to share information that may not be available to all.
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*[[ICAO]]
Why not take this opportunity to visit it at this early stage and provide feedback and perhaps also contribute operational knowledge. to visit the new look Forum [http://www.skybrary.aero/ipbforums/ click here].
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*[[Flight Safety Foundation (FSF)|The Flight Safety Foundation]]
 
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*[[UKFSC|The UK Flight Safety Committee]] and
==Human Factors==
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*[[ESSI| The European Strategic Safety Initiative]] (closed in 2016)
[[File:Human Factors.gif|100px|link=:Category:Human_Factors|Human Factors]]
 
  
We have already incorporated The FSF Operators Guide to Human Factors in Aviation ([[OGHFA]]) into SKYbrary and in 2010 further developments will result in a new Human Factors Portal which will include new articles and links to extensive resources for safety managers. In partnership with the [[IFA]] we will be introducing material which addresses the issue of human factors in maintenance.
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A growing percentage of SKYbrary content is under the control of the following organisations:
  
==New Categories==
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*[[The Honourable Company of Air Pilots]]
[[File:Cabin Safety.jpg|100px|link=:Category:Cabin Safety|Cabin Safety]] [[File:EPRicon.jpg|100px|link=:Category:Emergency Planning and Response|Emergency Planning and Response]]
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*[[Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS)]]
  
In 2010, increased effort will be put into exapnding the breadth of knowledge on SKYbrary. We will be developing and expanding several new categories of collected knowledge, including:
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The inititive aims at developing a comprehensive source of aviation safety information and make it available to users worldwide.
  
*'''Cabin Safety'''
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==CAST==
*'''Emergency Planning and Response'''
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[[File:CAST.gif|100px|link=:Category:CAST SE Plan|CAST SE Plan]]
  
==SKYbrary Partners==
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Working with the [[FAA]], we have uploaded the outputs of the Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST) to provide a unique on-line resource of reference material for safety managers.
'''SKYbrary''' is an initiative of the following organisations:
 
*[[EUROCONTROL]],  
 
*[[ICAO]],
 
*[[Flight Safety Foundation (FSF)|The Flight Safety Foundation]],
 
*[[UKFSC|The UK Flight Safety Committee]],
 
*[[ESSI| The European Strategic Safety Initiative]], and
 
*[[IFA|International Federation of Airworthiness]]
 
aimed at developing a comprehensive source of aviation safety information and  making it available to users worldwide.
 
  
==SKYbrary's Strategic Objective==
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==The SKYbrary Wiki Platform==
SKYbrary's objective is to become a single point of reference for aviation safety knowledge. The SKYbrary knowledgebase is a dynamic enterprise and has taken several years to develop. To develop further, and maintain the accuracy and relevance of the knowledgebase, will require the support and active participation of all those interested in promoting best practice and knowledge in aviation safety.
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SKYbrary is set up as a wiki, using the same platform as wikipedia, with some additions and some restrictions. If you want to learn more, do check [[Help:Contents|Help]].
 
 
==The SKYbrary team==
 
The EUROCONTROL SKYbrary content development team has a wealth of experience in aviation. To learn more about the individuals who have contributed knowledge to, and guided the development of, SKYbrary see the separate page "[[Who Is Who]]"
 
 
 
==The SKYbrary wiki platform==
 
SKYbrary is set up as a wiki, using the same platform as wikipedia, with some additions and some restrictions. If you want to learn more, do check [[Help:Contents|Help]].  
 
 
If you would like to contribute an article to SKYbrary, [[Writing a SKYbrary Article|click here]]
 

Latest revision as of 04:09, 8 December 2017

What is SKYbrary

SKYbrary is an electronic repository of safety knowledge related to flight operations, air traffic management (ATM) and aviation safety in general. It is also a portal, a common entry point, that enables users to access the safety data made available on the websites of various aviation organisations - regulators, service providers, industry.

SKYbrary's Strategic Objective

SKYbrary's objective is to become a single point of reference for aviation safety knowledge by making universally available and accessible the safety knowledge accumulated by various aviation organisations, entities and initiatives. The SKYbrary knowledgebase is a dynamic enterprise and has taken several years to develop. To develop further, and maintain the accuracy and relevance of the knowledgebase, will require the support and active participation of all those interested in promoting best practice and knowledge in aviation safety.

SKYbrary Content Development Priorities

SKYbrary content development priorities have been to focus on:

  • Who: Flight Operations and Air Traffic Management
  • Where: Globally
  • What: Operational Risks
  • Aviation sector: Commercial Air Transport

Content Management and Control

SKYbrary adopts the concept of Media-wiki products - anyone can comment, propose modification to an existing article, suggest a new topic or submit a draft article. However, there is an important difference that distinguishes SKYbrary from other wikies. A robust content management and control process supported by appropriate user rights management ensures the needed quality, credibility and consistency of stored safety data.

More detailed information on content development and quality assurance procedures can be obtained from the dedicated article on Skybrary Content Management.

SKYbrary Value for Group Users

SKYbrary now has Corporate Subscriptions from airlines and ANSPs who want to use SKYbrary highlights to improve awareness of safety issues. For more information, take a look at the article "SKYbrary Corporate Subscription"

SKYbrary Partners

SKYbrary was initiated by EUROCONTROL in partnership with the following organisations:

A growing percentage of SKYbrary content is under the control of the following organisations:

The inititive aims at developing a comprehensive source of aviation safety information and make it available to users worldwide.

CAST

CAST SE Plan

Working with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), we have uploaded the outputs of the Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST) to provide a unique on-line resource of reference material for safety managers.

The SKYbrary Wiki Platform

SKYbrary is set up as a wiki, using the same platform as wikipedia, with some additions and some restrictions. If you want to learn more, do check Help.