Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Oct 23, 2006 - 9:46 AM
It was a night tailor-made for flying– smooth air, barely a cloud in the sky and miles of visibility.
Oct 23, 2006 - 7:24 AM
The UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) implicated crew training in the crash of a Bermuda-registered Falcon 900EX at Stansted Airport on Feb.
Oct 23, 2006 - 6:19 AM
As a result of its investigation into the Executive Airlines ATR 72-212 landing accident in Puerto Rico on May 9, 2004, the NTSB is recommending new proced
Oct 20, 2006 - 8:49 AM
The prospect of marginally qualified pilots hurtling through the rarefied atmosphere of the flight levels in very light jets and promoting fear and loathin
Oct 19, 2006 - 10:22 AM
Two men who used grenades to hijack an Aires Colombia de Havilland Dash 8-300 on September 12 surrendered five hours after the standoff began, ending a har
Oct 18, 2006 - 11:28 AM
A $4.7 million European Union project could reduce the number of fatalities in helicopter accidents.
Oct 18, 2006 - 6:12 AM
The chief of the NTSB’s French counterpart is concerned that an increasing number of aircraft are flying under flags of convenience.
Oct 18, 2006 - 5:51 AM
Apparently, it’s just a time-honored myth that the Inuit language of native Alaskans has as many as 400 different words covering all forms of frozen precip
Oct 17, 2006 - 11:24 AM
About a year ago, ARG/US took the wraps off its plans for developing a “virtual copilot.” Dubbed SPX, the program is intended, in the words of ARG/US execu
Oct 17, 2006 - 10:40 AM
The number of fatalities in turbine business airplane accidents increased nearly 80 percent (mostly due to crashes involving turboprops) in the first nine