Accidents, Safety, Security and Training
News about significant aircraft accidents and information from accident reports; information on safety procedures and concerns; crew, passenger, aircraft and airport security issues; and news about simulators and training procedures.
Business jet accident fatalities are up slightly, while those for turboprops declined in the first nine months of 2014.
The letter, addressed to operators of the entire TBM fleet, reviews the TBM’s pressurization and emergency oxygen systems.
System displays safety-enhancing AOA and audible alerts throughout critical phases of flight.
Weather was a contributing factor
Proposal seeks to amend qualification standards for some flight simulation training devices.
Helibras safety manager Antonio Modesto described the event as “the realization of a personal dream” with full company support.
New technology in mobile devices may lead to added functionality to help pilots prevent decompression and low-oxygen emergencies.
Recommendation follows two power-loss incidents in helicopters that led to accidents on or near offshore oil platforms.
Addition includes the company’s Facts Training aircrew emergency procedures courses and mission safety and telemedical support services.
This year’s theme is “attention control techniques.”