Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Sep 27, 2006 - 12:20 PM
Honeywell hopes the Comair crash prods airline executives to take a closer look at a software upgrade for its enhanced ground proximity warning system (EGP
Sep 26, 2006 - 1:16 PM
The Senate at press time was considering a bill that imposes a $250,000 fine and a possible prison term of up to five years for people who point lasers at
Sep 26, 2006 - 11:16 AM
The FAA has reiterated its request that pilots submit information on wake turbulence encounters that occur in domestic RVSM airspace, including the U.S., o
Sep 26, 2006 - 10:45 AM
The European Parliament has confirmed a 20-percent increase in the annual budget for the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
Sep 26, 2006 - 7:30 AM
The UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is investigating the Nov.
Sep 26, 2006 - 6:50 AM
New Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules addressing fuel spill prevention in the form of proposed amendments to the EPA’s Spill Prevention, Control
Sep 26, 2006 - 6:12 AM
Nearly every general media report about aviation mentions the accident rate.
Sep 26, 2006 - 5:37 AM
A new international safety team that aims to improve helicopter safety by a factor of five could be ready to start work by this summer.
Sep 26, 2006 - 4:38 AM
A UK CAA study says the risk of a helicopter capsizing during a controlled ditching is “considerably higher” than it should be.
Sep 26, 2006 - 4:26 AM
Chalk’s Ocean Airways remained grounded at press time as maintenance crews peeled apart the wing skins and inspected the wing structures of its four remain