Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Feb 27, 2017 - 9:43 AM
In one instance, an ADS-B OUT system ground test created a false airborne target that generated a TCAS resolution advisory on an airliner on approach.
Feb 22, 2017 - 12:06 PM
LifeLine Response uses global imagery, communication tools and proprietary algorithms to provide safety and security alerts.
Feb 20, 2017 - 12:00 PM
The Traffic Flow Management Convective Forecast will have a look and feel that is similar to the CDM Convective Forecast Product that it is replacing.
Feb 13, 2017 - 11:04 AM
There were 106 helicopter accidents in 2016, including 17 fatal accidents—a 12 percent decrease year-over-year.
Feb 9, 2017 - 9:38 AM
Rule allows pilots of airplanes with enhanced flight vision systems to fly certain IFR approaches all the way to landing “in lieu of natural vision”
Feb 5, 2017 - 9:00 AM
The aviation industry made some strides last year, but there remains plenty of room for improvement.
Jan 31, 2017 - 11:36 AM
Embraer 170's transponder was in “standby mode,” causing subsequent “unintentional interruption of air traffic service” and near midair with Falcon 900.
Jan 31, 2017 - 10:37 AM
Hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone and oxycodone would be added to the FAA’s urine testing requirements for commercial pilots and aircraft mechanics.
Jan 31, 2017 - 10:00 AM
At typical cruise speeds the system provides pilots with a seven to 10-minute warning, allowing sufficient time to safely evade ash clouds.
Jan 24, 2017 - 11:29 AM
session will focus on the latest research and developments on topics that over the years have led to numerous helicopter accidents and pilot deaths.