Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Oct 5, 2006 - 8:21 AM
The United Nations sprays a synthetic compound on its helicopter landing sites that apparently reduces the threat of “brown-outs” in dusty conditions.
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:17 AM
Heli-Dyne Systems has sold a new Bell 206BIII JetRanger to Duke University for use as an environmental observation platform.<br /> <br /> Dr.
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:11 AM
A recent report by the British Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) shows that the pilot of the Robinson R44 flying from a private strip in southern S
Oct 5, 2006 - 7:58 AM
Helicopter operators flying air medical operations have always had a keen interest in safety, but a spike in accident and fatality statistics in the last f
Oct 5, 2006 - 5:45 AM
Beau Altman’s retrospective put the profession of business aviation flight attendant into perspective at the 10th Annual Flight Attendants Conference in At
Oct 2, 2006 - 1:55 PM
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and NBAA have developed a generic operations manual for single-pilot operation of very light jets (VLJs)
Oct 2, 2006 - 12:01 PM
The FAA has conducted a review of accidents involving commercial emergency medical services (EMS) helicopters between January 1998 and December last year.
Oct 2, 2006 - 9:12 AM
At the annual Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) Convention held in Vancouver earlier this year, CBAA president Rich Gage announced that all Can
Sep 29, 2006 - 11:31 AM
Denying it is re-evaluating safety aspects of the Mitsubishi MU-2 in response to requests from several Colorado legislators, the FAA said its investigation
Sep 29, 2006 - 11:28 AM
Halon fire-extinguishing agents have been used for many years to protect valuable electronics, oil and gas production facilities, military systems, aircraf