Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Oct 23, 2006 - 12:35 PM
Inspectors waded through flooded refineries and helicopters passed over wounded drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico early last month, as oil companies stru
Oct 23, 2006 - 12:07 PM
Although the desperate situation in New Orleans has garnered most of the media attention, Hurricane Katrina cut a swath of destruction far to the north of
Oct 23, 2006 - 12:04 PM
The Helicopter Association International (HAI) has appealed to FAA Administrator Marion Blakey to further collaborate with the industry to improve communic
Oct 23, 2006 - 10:09 AM
People tend to think of NASA’s Small Aircraft Transportation System (SATS) project as a far-fetched plan to put an airplane in every garage and turn the sk
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.