News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

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
Oct 17, 2006 - 10:30 AM
A single report of a miswired APU fire-extinguishing bottle on a Citation X (C750) has prompted a proposed AD to require placing identification sleeves on
Oct 17, 2006 - 10:05 AM
The pilot, the sole person aboard, was killed October 9 in the crash of a Tri-state Emergency Systems Agusta A109 (N7YL) about five miles from the airport
Oct 17, 2006 - 10:02 AM
AirCare’s Facts program now offers hypoxia training at customers’ facilities.
Oct 17, 2006 - 7:59 AM
A University of North Dakota (UND) Cessna Citation II icing research aircraft made a successful deadstick landing near Beaver, Alaska, about 70 miles north
Oct 16, 2006 - 12:07 PM
Ed Duracka, director of aircraft maintenance for Safeway Insurance, made a chilling discovery while complying with Cessna Alert Service Letter (ASL) 750-29
Oct 16, 2006 - 12:04 PM
I have been following some of the discussion about the February flight of a British Airways 747-400 from Los Angeles to London after one of the airplane’s
Oct 12, 2006 - 9:54 AM
Turbine engines are extremely reliable and many business jet pilots go through their entire careers experiencing engine failures only during simulator trai
Oct 12, 2006 - 8:41 AM
<i>Callback</i>, the monthly safety bulletin from the people who run NASA’s aviation safety reporting system, was 25 years old in July.