Deborah Hersman http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30696/all en Dreamliner probe 'weeks away' from end - NTSB's Hersman http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/blank-headline-received-11 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety Board is "probably weeks away" from completing its probe into causes of a battery fire on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, but will share its latest information on Thursday, NTSB chairman Deborah Hersman said on Wednesday.</p> <p>"We will talk about special conditions that were put into effect at the time when the Dreamliner was certified," Hersman told reporters at a breakfast briefing hosted by the Christian Science Monitor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/blank-headline-received-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deborah Hersman Hersman National Transportation Safety Board Safety Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:15:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747638 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Dreamliner probe results 'weeks away,' NTSB chief says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-dreamliner-probe-results-weeks-away-ntsbs-hersman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* NTSB will provide some details of probe on Thursday</p> <p>* Agency thoroughly testing battery that caught fire on jet</p> <p>* Boeing wants to conduct new test flights</p> <p>By Doug Palmer</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety Board is "probably weeks away" from completing its probe into battery problems on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, but will share its latest information on the jet on Thursday, agency head Deborah Hersman said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-dreamliner-probe-results-weeks-away-ntsbs-hersman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Battery Business Deborah Hersman Entertainment Environment Health Hersman National Transportation Safety Board Politics Rechargeable batteries Safety Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:00:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747703 at http://www.globalpost.com Pilots in Asiana crash relied on automatic equipment for airspeed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130709/asiana-flight-crew-saw-trouble-at-500-feet-us-safety-board-says <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Gerry Shih</p> <p>SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The pilots aboard the Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 that crashed in San Francisco relied on automatic equipment - an auto-throttle system - to maintain airspeed and did not realize the plane was flying too slowly until it was just 200 feet above the ground, the head of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130709/asiana-flight-crew-saw-trouble-at-500-feet-us-safety-board-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation accidents and incidents Deborah Hersman Pilot error Risk Thomson Reuters Wed, 10 Jul 2013 01:02:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5879871 at http://www.globalpost.com NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman to leave accident investigations board to head safety council http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140311/ntsb-chairman-deborah-hersman-leave-accident-investigations- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON - The chairman of the nation's transportation accident investigations board is leaving to become the president and CEO of the National Safety Council.</p> <p>Forty-three-year-old Deborah Hersman said in a blog Tuesday that her nearly 10 years at the National Transportation Safety Board have been "a great ride," but she is moving on to the second "dream job" of her career.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140311/ntsb-chairman-deborah-hersman-leave-accident-investigations-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deborah Hersman National Transportation Safety Board Safety Transport The Canadian Press Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:49:15 +0000 The Canadian Press 6092787 at http://www.globalpost.com NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman to leave accident investigations board to head safety council http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140311/ntsb-chairman-deborah-hersman-leave-accident-investigation-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON - The chairman of the nation's transportation accident investigations board is leaving to become the president and CEO of the National Safety Council.</p> <p>Forty-three-year-old Deborah Hersman said in a blog Tuesday that her nearly 10 years at the National Transportation Safety Board have been "a great ride," but she is moving on to the second "dream job" of her career.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. 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