List of Safety Research Papers

Results of Safety Research Supported by the CAA


Individual Publications
Reference Title Status as at Date
CAA Paper 1999/04 Research on Offshore Helideck Environmental Issues Current 22 November 2002
CAA Paper 2001/04 The Effect of Laser Refractive Surgery on Visual Performance and its Implications for Commercial Aviation Current 1 June 2001
CAA Paper 2001/05 The Contrast Acuity Assessment (CAA) Test Current 1 June 2001
CAA Paper 2001/09 Aircraft Hardening Research Programme - Final Overview Report Current 1 December 2001
CAA Paper 2002/01 A Benefit Analysis for Enhanced Protection from Fires in Hidden Areas on Transport Aircraft Current 6 September 2002
CAA Paper 2002/02 Final Report on the Helicopter Operations Monitoring (HOMP) Trial Current 25 September 2002
CAA Paper 2002/04 A Benefit Analysis for Cabin Water Spray Systems and Enhanced Fuselage Burnthrough Protection Current 7 April 2003
CAA Paper 2002/05 Methods used to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Flightcrew CRM Training in the UK Aviation Industry Current 23 June 2003
CAA Paper 2002/06 Work Hours of Aircraft Maintenance Personnel Current March 2003
CAA Paper 2002/07 A Study into the Response of Aircraft Fuel Tanks to Rapid Decelerations Current November 2002
CAA Paper 2003/01 Helicopter Tail Rotor Failures Current November 2003
CAA Paper 2003/02 DGPS Guidance for Helicopter Approaches to Offshore Platforms Current 9 June 2003
CAA Paper 2003/03 Effects of Interference from Cellular Telephones on Aircraft Avionic Equipment Current 30 April 2003
CAA Paper 2003/04 Dealing with In-Flight Lithium Battery Fires In Portable Electronic Devices Current 30 July 2003
CAA Paper 2003/05 On Track - A Confidential Airspace Infringement Project Current 11 July 2003
CAA Paper 2003/07 Effect of Helicopter Rotors on GPS Reception Current December 2003
CAA Paper 2003/08 A Review of In-flight Napping Strategies - Updated 2003 Current 1 September 2003
CAA Paper 2003/09 GPS Integrity and Potential Impact on Aviation Safety Current April 2004
CAA Paper 2003/10 Safety Health of Aviation Maintenance Engineering: Project Description Current 25 November 2003
CAA Paper 2003/11 Safety Health of Aviation Maintenance Engineering (SHoMe) Tool: User Guide Current 25 November 2003
CAA Paper 2003/12 Introduction to the Safety Health of Maintenance Engineering (SHoMe) Tool Current 12 September 2003
CAA Paper 2003/13 Preliminary Study of the Implementation and use of Emergency Breathing Systems Current 24 October 2003
CAA Paper 2003/14 Wakefulness on the Civil Flight Deck: Evaluation of a Wrist-worn Alertness Device Current 14 November 2003
CAA Paper 2004/01 Enhancing Offshore Helideck Lighting - NAM K14 Trials Current 30 January 2004
CAA Paper 2004/03 Helicopter Turbulence Criteria for Operations to Offshore Platforms Current 22 September 2004
CAA Paper 2004/04 Cabin Air Quality Current February 2004
CAA Paper 2004/05 Report on the Testing and Systematic Evaluation of the airEXODUS Aircraft Evacuation Model Current 15 April 2005
CAA Paper 2004/08 Delivering Safety in the Context of Environmental Restrictions; Aviation Expert and Research Review Current July 2004
CAA Paper 2004/10 Flight Crew Reliance on Automation Current 22 December 2004
CAA Paper 2004/12 Final Report on the Follow-on Activities to the HOMP Trial Current October 2004
CAA Paper 2005/01 Enhancing Offshore Helideck Lighting - Onshore Trials at Longside Airfield Current 30 April 2005
CAA Paper 2005/03 A Benefit Analysis for Aircraft 16G Dynamic Seats Configured without Enhancements to Head Injury Criteria Current October 2005
CAA Paper 2005/06 Summary Report on Helicopter Ditching and Crashworthiness Research Current 16 December 2005
CAA Paper 2006/01 A Database to Record Human Experience of Evacuation in Aviation Accidents Current June 2008
CAA Paper 2007/06 RNAV (GNSS) Non-Precision Approach – Flight Trials Analysis Report Current 21 September 2007
CAA Paper 2008/01 Specification for an Offshore Helideck Status Light System Current July 2008
CAA Paper 2008/02 Offshore Helideck Environmental Research Current May 2009
CAA Paper 2008/03 Helideck Design Considerations - Environmental Effects Current July 2009
CAA Paper 2008/05 HUMS Extension to Rotor Health Monitoring Current 23 March 2009
CAA Paper 2009/01 Cabin Crew Fire Training Current 23 April 2009
CAA Paper 2009/02 The Aerodynamics of Gyroplanes Current August 2010
CAA Paper 2009/03 Business Jet Safety Research: A Statistical Review and Questionnaire Study of Safety Issues Current 2009
CAA Paper 2009/05 Aircraft Maintenance Incident Analysis Current July 2009
CAA Paper 2009/06 Hazard Analysis of the Use of GPS in Offshore Helicopter Operations Current February 2010
CAA Paper 2010/01 The SBAS Offshore Approach Procedure (SOAP) Current 28 May 2010
CAA Paper 2012/01 The Application of Advanced Anomaly Detection to Tail Rotor HUMS Data Current 1 March 2013
CAA Paper 2013/02 Monitoring Matters - Guidance on the Development of Pilot Monitoring Skills Current April 2013
CAA Paper 2013/03 Reliability of Damage Detection in Advanced Composite Aircraft Structures Current January 2013
CAP 586 Improving Passenger Survivability in Aircraft Fires: A Review Current 1 April 1991
Paper 2006/06 Evaluation of and Possible Improvements to Current Methods for Protecting Hot-Air Balloon Passengers During Landing Current December 2011

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