News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Oct 9, 2006 - 1:10 PM
Flight operations are fertile grounds for fatigue, sleep deficit and circadian disruption, and these physiological factors can result in decreased flight-d
Oct 9, 2006 - 12:05 PM
At one time or another most pilots have thought about how neat it would be to chop the throttles at FL300 or above and not touch them again until the airpl
Oct 9, 2006 - 10:38 AM
Although pilots often overlook evaluating the quality of the fuel they pump into their aircraft, fuel quality warrants a close look.<br /> <br /> There i
Oct 9, 2006 - 10:38 AM
The FAA has issued a special airworthiness information bulletin (SAIB) to all Eurocopter BO 105 operators.
Oct 9, 2006 - 10:22 AM
The FAA ordered operators of certain Beech 1900s to visually inspect their wing spars before they resume flying after the agency received reports of cracki
Oct 9, 2006 - 9:25 AM
With the growing popularity of e-mail, the FAA has developed the Safety Program Airmen Notification System (Spans).<br /> <br /> The agency has been prod
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:13 AM
New data by UK ATC provider NATS shows that business jets are more likely than others to be involved in certain types of safety incident.
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:01 AM
In its latest update, issued last month, the NTSB said the number of people killed in all aviation accidents last year dropped to 616 from 652 in 2004.
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:00 AM
The FAA has approved the new AmSafe Aviation child aviation restraint system (Cares), a lightweight harness device designed for children weighing 22 to 44
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:59 AM
Reports of cracks found on the rudder-pedal arm assemblies of two Raytheon Beech Premier I light jets have prompted a proposed AD that mandates replacing a