News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Apr 11, 2016 - 4:08 PM
The move by Icon Aircraft to control numerous aspects of ownership of its A5 amphibious airplane seems heavy handed to many industry watchers.
Apr 11, 2016 - 11:54 AM
Improved training seems to have resulted in an improved accident rate for the MU-2.
Apr 11, 2016 - 9:00 AM
The iPreFlight iPad app includes runway analysis and weight-and-balance calculations, optimizing business jet payload capability.
Apr 11, 2016 - 9:00 AM
The industry-government partnership is targeting a reduction to 0.61 fatal accidents per 100,000 flight hours by 2019.
Cessna 172 with AoA system
Apr 5, 2016 - 2:12 PM
The dash-mounted system uses an LED-lit display and features a pilot-settable reference marker.
Apr 4, 2016 - 12:02 PM
Reduced visibility in nighttime foggy conditions led the flight crew to line up along right edge of runway.
Apr 4, 2016 - 11:02 AM
However, the number of non-fatal accidents of N-numbered business jets has improved significantly this year, decreasing by 87.5 percent.
Apr 1, 2016 - 8:21 AM
The safety alert, one of a series aimed at improving the general aviation accident rate, comes in advance of this year's Sun 'n Fun.
Apr 1, 2016 - 8:01 AM
FAA deputy administrator Mike Whitaker met with general aviation organizations to review collaborative efforts to curb fatal accident rate.
Mar 31, 2016 - 10:48 AM
Move allows consumers to perform due diligence on aircraft charter operators when checking availability and price online at