ASF

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ASFApache Software Foundation
ASFAdvanced Streaming Format (Microsoft file extension)
ASFAdvanced Systems Format (filename extension)
ASFAir Safety Foundation
ASFAudi Space Frame
ASFArbeitsgemeinschaft Sozialdemokratischer Frauen (German: Association of Social Democratic Women)
ASFAnd So Forth
ASFAstrakhan (Russia)
ASFAtlantic Salmon Federation
ASFAdministaff
ASFAfrican Swine Fever
ASFAstronaut Scholarship Foundation
ASFArizona State Fair
ASFAutoroutes du Sud de la France (French: Motorways of the South of France)
ASFAlert Standard Format
ASFActive Streaming Format
ASFAuditoría Superior de la Federación (Spanish: Federal Senior Audit; Mexico)
ASFArmy Service Forces
ASFAvocats Sans Frontières (French)
ASFAnimal Source Food (nutrition)
ASFAmerican Scandinavian Foundation
ASFAlaska Satellite Facility (US NASA; University of Alaska Fairbanks)
ASFAdvanced Systems Format
ASFAluminium Space Frame
ASFAdvanced Streaming Format
ASFApplication Support Filter
ASFAttribute Source Flag
ASFAdvanced Spamming Format
ASFAspect Source Flag
ASFanti Spam Filter
ASFAllocation de Soutien Familial (French: Family Support Allowance)
ASFAvailable Stable Funding (banking; Basel III)
ASFAlabama Shakespeare Festival
ASFAlbert Schweitzer Fellowship (Boston, MA)
ASFAcademy of South Florida (Microsoft training center)
ASFArchdiocese of Santa Fe (New Mexico)
ASFAlien Sex Fiend (band)
ASFAssociation Française des Sociétés Financières (French: French Association of Financial Companies)
ASFAnterior Spinal Fusion
ASFAlternative Splicing Factor
ASFArmy Special Forces
ASFAngelman Syndrome Foundation
ASFAcid Survivors Foundation (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
ASFAcceleration Studies Foundation
ASFAvenged Sevenfold (band)
ASFAmerican School Foundation (Mexico City)
ASFAustrian Social Forum
ASFAIDS Services Foundation (Orange County, California)
ASFAlexandria Seaport Foundation (Alexandria, VA)
ASFAustralian Share Fund
ASFAluminum Space Frame
ASFAirport Security Force (Pakistan)
ASFAmerican Steel Foundries
ASFAustralian Science Fiction
ASFAeromedical Staging Facility
ASFAircraft Servicing Flight
ASFAgribusiness Support Fund (Pakistan)
ASFAdrienne Shelly Foundation (New York, NY)
ASFAlert Standard Forum (Distributed Management Task Force)
ASFArchitectes sans Frontières (French: Architects without Borders)
ASFAuxiliary Security Force
ASFAnarcho-Syndicalist Federation (Australian leftist political party)
ASFAssociation des Sclérodermiques de France
ASFAgronomic Science Foundation
ASFApplied Science Fiction Inc.
ASFAviation Support Facility
ASFAsian Squash Federation
ASFAnencephaly Support Foundation
ASFAir Staging Facility
ASFAir Superiority Fighter
ASFAnti-Shatter Film (blast resistant material)
ASFAmps per Square Foot (current flow in anodizing and metal plating processes)
ASFAnsaldo Segnalamento Ferroviario (Finmeccanica company, Italy)
ASFAdditional Secondary Factor (LORAN-C)
ASFAuxiliary Service Facility
ASFAmenities and Services Fee (various schools; Australia)
ASFAnalytical Solutions Forum
ASFAbdominal Subcutaneous Fat
ASFArmy Stock Fund
ASFAmerican Share Foundation
ASFArcane Spell Failure (gaming)
ASFAfrica Standby Force
ASFStatgraphics Data File (file extension)
ASFAdelanto Sobre Facturación (Spanish: Advance on Billing)
ASFAeromedical Staging Flight
ASFAbove Subfloor (construction)
ASFAnti-silencing Factor (genetics)
ASFAstounding Science Fiction magazine (later became Analog)
ASFApplication Support Facility
ASFAdaptive Services Framework
ASFAdaptive Sensor Fusion
ASFAlaskan SAR Facility
ASFAviations Sans Frontières
ASFAssociation des Scootéristes de France (French: Scooterists Association of France)
ASFAnomalous Scattering Factor
ASFAverage Stream Flow (water)
ASFAdministrative Support Facility (USPS)
ASFAdvanced Software Framework
ASFAuxiliary Sorting Facility (US Post Office)
ASFAME Software Framework
ASFAktion Sühnezeichen Friedensdienste eV (Germany)
ASFAgent Security Facility
ASFAdditional Selection Factor
ASFAllied Strike Force
ASFAuxiliary Support Feature
ASFActivation Support Facility
ASFAvions Sans Frontières
ASFAttock Sahara Foundation (Pakistan)
ASFAmerican Schizophrenia Foundation
ASFApplicant Supply File System
ASFAccurate & Stable Frequency
ASFAll Symbol Filter
ASFAgrément de Savoir Faire (French: Approval of Expertise)
ASFActive Ship File
ASFAmmonia Scrubber Feed
ASFArchive Storage Facility
ASFAutomatic Stripping Factor
ASFAssembly Support Framework
ASFAssociation Francophone en Systèmes (French)
ASFAll Sports Forums
ASFAgent's Support File
ASFAlpine and Sports Climbing Federation of Yugoslavia
ASFAvailable Square Foot/Feet
ASFArmy Support Facility
ASFAssignable Square Foot/Feet
ASFApplication Services Function
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Roberto Lim, founder and moving spirit of the Air Safety Foundation, Inc.
Some Number Crunching When it comes to analyzing the causes and results of general aviation accidents, few organizations, if any, do it better than the AOPA Air Safety Foundation {AOPA/ASF).
Without those sensors, according to the AOPA Air Safety Foundation, conditions depriving "the pilot of natural, visual references to maintain orientation, such as clouds, fog, haze, darkness, terrain or sky backgrounds with indistinct contrast (such as arctic whiteout or clear, moonless skies over water) can rapidly cause spatial disorientation."
Takeoff and initial climb accidents are 10 times more deadly than landing accidents, according to the AOPA Air Safety Foundation (ASF) presentation "Mastering Takeoffs and Landings." And, when you think about it, the ASF's numbers make sense.
The AOPA Air Safety Foundation raises a pertinent question: "Will you really be able to squeeze "'book' performance out of a tired, 30-year-old [aircraft]?" Instead, AOPA/ASF recommends "adding 50 percent to the POH takeoff ...
The AOPA Air Safety Foundation found that 27 percent of the fatal accidents over a recent, 10-year period occurred during the maneuvering phase of flight.
This month's audiocast features an interview with Bruce Landsberg, executive director of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association's Air Safety Foundation.
According to the AOPA Air Safety Foundation's 2006 Nall Report, 16.2 percent of all accidents and 7.5 percent of fatal accidents in 2005 were traced to a cause involving mechanical failure or improper maintenance.
Accident Causes--Mechanical/Maintenance Fatal Total Engine/Prop 68.2% 44.8% Landing Gear/Brakers 0% 20.7% Fuel System 0% 15.5% Controls/Airframe 22.7% 8.2% Electrical/Ignition 0% 3.9% Oil System 9.1% 6.9% Accident Trend-Mechanical/Maintenance Fatal 1999 16.0% 2000 17.1% 2001 14.2% 2002 18.1% 2003 14.9% 2004 15.6% 2005 16.2% Source: AOPA Air Safety Foundation Note: Table made from bar graph.
Some answers may be found in the AOPA Air Safety Foundation's annual Nall Report, a detailed summary of GA accidents and examination of observed trends from year to year.
GA Accidents, 2004 Major Cause All Accidents Fatal Accidents Pilot 1067 (75.5%) 228 (78.6%) Mechanical 221 (15.6%) 29 (10.0%) Other/Unknown 125 (8.8%) 33 (11.4%) Totals 1413 290 Source: AOPA Air Safety Foundation RELATED ARTICLE: The FAA's approach.
according to the AOPA Air Safety Foundation's (ASF) latest interpretation of general aviation accidents, otherwise known as the Nall Report, pilots who engage in low-level maneuvers (and flight into worsening weather) are still getting themselves killed with remarkable regularity.