Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Sep 21, 2016 - 10:46 PM
The group wants to provide input to the FAA that might lead to more sensible oxygen mask regulations.
Pre-flight check
Sep 21, 2016 - 12:13 PM
NBAA report, stemming from the 2014 Hanscom crash, found that 17.66 percent of flights on average have taken off without full pre-takeoff checks.
Sep 12, 2016 - 12:32 PM
Message acts as a means to check the downlinked route from the aircraft against the route held in the flight data processing system.
Sep 12, 2016 - 11:49 AM
Aviation authorities are highlighting the risks of flying with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which is subject to a global replacement program.
Sep 12, 2016 - 11:47 AM
Among the discussion topics are unmanned air systems, 3D printed parts, cybersecurity, remote air traffic towers and flight-sharing apps.
Sep 8, 2016 - 10:05 AM
As a result, the agency said operators, training providers and safety officials will have more timely access to standardized, accurate training material.
Sep 6, 2016 - 9:43 AM
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.
Sep 2, 2016 - 11:22 AM
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
Sep 2, 2016 - 10:40 AM
FOD damage is not a glamorous topic, but it can be a matter of life and death.
Aug 29, 2016 - 12:34 PM
The pilot was taken into custody, and subsequently fired by his employer.