Publication of CAP 1375

You Say Tomato is proud to announce the publication of a major new piece of research, commissioned and funded by the UK Department for Transport and commissioned by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The work, Civil Aviation Publication (CAP) 1375: Data analysis findings and best practice recommendations, looks at language-related incidents reported to the[…]


Newseum.org at SXSW 2016 interview

Dr Barbara Clark, founder of You Say Tomato, was recently invited by the Newseum to come and chat about her research and consultancy during SXSW 2016. The Newseum is a Washington, DC-based museum ‘dedicated to free expression and the five freedoms of the [US Constitution] First Amendment: religion, speech, press, assembly and petition’ (Newseum.org 2016).[…]


Aircraft Accident Report 1/2015 – Airbus A319-131, G-EUOE, 24 May 2013

Thanks to Gates Aviation for the heads up: The UK Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) has released Aircraft Accident Report 1/2015 – Airbus A319-131, G-EUOE, 24 May 2013, wherein the Numbers 1 and 2 engine fan cowl doors detached during takeoff, London Heathrow Airport, 24 May 2013. The AAIB attributes the accident to fatigue induced maintenance error. Link[…]


New IATA / IFALPA report

A very short post to let you all know about the new report from IATA (the International Air Transport Association) and IFALPA (the International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations): Phraseology Conflict: SID / STAR – Report on Potential Misunderstanding (click for link to PDF). IATA and IFALPA have jointly produced an earlier document on[…]