Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Sep 29, 2006 - 10:03 AM
Federal legislation (H.R.
Sep 28, 2006 - 9:54 AM
The FAA has decided to create a new rule to mandate a 15-percent runway landing safety margin for commercial operators instead of trying to impose the requ
Sep 28, 2006 - 4:22 AM
The Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) and the Aviation Safety Alliance (ASA) have merged, effective December 31, to become “the world’s leading resource on fl
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.