Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Nov 6, 2006 - 8:18 AM
Despite the issuance by the FAA of a Special FAR (SFAR) mandating initial and recurrent training for MU-2 pilots, lawmakers still want the airplane grounde
Nov 6, 2006 - 7:09 AM
The FAA issued a new Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO 06014) that seeks to clarify the conditions under which pilots can take off with frost adhering to ai
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Nov 6, 2006 - 5:55 AM
Flight nurse Joan Sullivan Garrett never envisioned herself as an entrepreneur and certainly never as the head of a multi-million-dollar company with globa
Nov 6, 2006 - 4:03 AM
Seeing Susan Saint James on the Today show early last month remembering the life of her 14-year-old son, Teddy Ebersol–one of three people who died in the
Nov 3, 2006 - 10:53 AM
Seeing Susan Saint James on the <i>Today</i> show early last month remembering the life of her 14-year-old son, Teddy Ebersol–one of three people who died
Nov 3, 2006 - 9:24 AM
An infrared de-icing system is scheduled to be operational late this winter at New York John F.
Nov 3, 2006 - 5:00 AM
Effective January 5, when filing an FAA flight plan (with the exception of filing through DUATS and flight service stations), RVSM-compliant operators are
Nov 3, 2006 - 4:30 AM
Revised Flight Standards Information Bulletin for Air Transportation (FSAT) 04-05 updates de-icing holdover times for this winter’s flying season.
Nov 2, 2006 - 10:56 AM
The UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is recommending that the FAA change its regulations to make it illegal for aircraft to take off with so-
Nov 1, 2006 - 11:15 AM
Australia has started a three-year research program to investigate the effectiveness of aerial “bush-fire” suppression.