Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Oct 31, 2006 - 11:20 AM
All U.S.-registered Cessna 208 Caravans are covered by a new AD, the result of several accidents during operations in icing conditions, including six accid
Oct 31, 2006 - 11:05 AM
Preventing helicopter fuel contamination is the topic addressed in a March 24 edition of the FAA’s <i>Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin</i>.
Oct 31, 2006 - 10:53 AM
A new pitch actuator will be required in some 330 U.S.-registered Pilatus PC-12s if the FAA adopts a proposed AD.
Oct 31, 2006 - 10:50 AM
NTSB recommendations issued last month call on the FAA to step up its oversight of Part 135 operators to ensure that improper record-keeping practices are
Oct 31, 2006 - 10:42 AM
With accidents decreasing by 8.7 percent and fatal accidents dropping by 11.6 percent, last year was the safest year for U.S.
Oct 31, 2006 - 9:54 AM
In response to an FAA proposal to eliminate 479 “redundant” NDB approaches as a cost-saving measure, AOPA has given the agency a list of 57 NDB approaches
Oct 31, 2006 - 4:40 AM
Airport surface detection equipment model X (ASDE-X), designed to help controllers spot potential runway collisions, will be installed at 15 airports begin
Oct 31, 2006 - 4:36 AM
<b>Rudy’s Inflight Catering is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its White Plains, N.Y.
Oct 31, 2006 - 4:18 AM
A disgruntled pilot reports that he ad visited a well known FBO at a busy, major-market airport recently and found&nbsp; binder openly displayed on the cou
Oct 31, 2006 - 4:05 AM
As I prepared to pen yet another article dealing with winter operations, the realization hit me that we will likely have ice-related accidents.