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.

Jul 2, 2014 - 2:10 AM
Hospitals, EASA agree autopilot improves safety, while BEA finds no record of automation-caused helicopter accident.
Jul 1, 2014 - 2:45 AM
Gulfstream IV pilots speak to AIN about their companies’ operating procedures.
Jun 26, 2014 - 3:11 PM
A landing went wrong last week at Friedman Memorial Airport in Idaho.
Jun 26, 2014 - 3:08 PM
Mid Atlantic Sim Center aims to provide helicopter full-flight simulator training for both sides of the Atlantic.
Jun 24, 2014 - 2:00 PM
NBAA member companies step up to provide career development support for this year’s 42 flight attendant/flight technician scholarship winners.
Jun 19, 2014 - 3:15 PM
Story “fails to acknowledge the significant progress general aviation manufacturers have made to improve safety,” noted GAMA.
Jun 19, 2014 - 11:13 AM
Jun 17, 2014 - 2:50 PM
Company reminds flight crews of the importance of adhering to flight procedures published in Airplane Flight Manuals.
Jun 17, 2014 - 2:35 PM
CAE will be providing “turnkey solutions” that include the start-up, maintenance and operation of the six-simulator-bay training center.
Jun 12, 2014 - 2:40 PM
Witnesses said the empty helicopter became airborne, hit the ground and rolled over, its rotor blades striking and killing the pilot.