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.
Hospitals, EASA agree autopilot improves safety, while BEA finds no record of automation-caused helicopter accident.
Gulfstream IV pilots speak to AIN about their companies’ operating procedures.
A landing went wrong last week at Friedman Memorial Airport in Idaho.
Mid Atlantic Sim Center aims to provide helicopter full-flight simulator training for both sides of the Atlantic.
NBAA member companies step up to provide career development support for this year’s 42 flight attendant/flight technician scholarship winners.
Story “fails to acknowledge the significant progress general aviation manufacturers have made to improve safety,” noted GAMA.
Company reminds flight crews of the importance of adhering to flight procedures published in Airplane Flight Manuals.
CAE will be providing “turnkey solutions” that include the start-up, maintenance and operation of the six-simulator-bay training center.
Witnesses said the empty helicopter became airborne, hit the ground and rolled over, its rotor blades striking and killing the pilot.