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Aviation authorities are highlighting the risks of flying with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which is subject to a global replacement program.
Among the discussion topics are unmanned air systems, 3D printed parts, cybersecurity, remote air traffic towers and flight-sharing apps.
As a result, the agency said operators, training providers and safety officials will have more timely access to standardized, accurate training material.
There have been two accidents involving Bell 206s where a malfunction of the main transmission freewheel system led to a failure of the main rotor mast.
Overall, accident rate for civil helicopters declined in the U.S. for the first six months of 2016, to 3.28 per 100,000 flight hours
FOD damage is not a glamorous topic, but it can be a matter of life and death.
The pilot was taken into custody, and subsequently fired by his employer.
Pilots need to familiarize themselves with the new codes, which are intended to maximize efficiency in the National Airspace System.
Improvements to the arrival and departure charts include introducing colors to identify what pilot’s consider to be the most pertinent information.
Fatal accidents and fatalities increase for both commercial and non-commercial helicopter operations.