News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Oct 9, 2006 - 6:17 AM
After the NetJets-operated Raytheon Hawker that collided with a sailplane in Nevada on August 28 (see page 106) prepared to land, one of the jet’s passenge
Oct 5, 2006 - 10:59 AM
The Inspector General (IG) of the Transportation Department has found that managers at the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Tracon systematically covered up operati
Oct 5, 2006 - 10:57 AM
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has unveiled a program to help air charter companies improve safety.
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:27 AM
Bristow Helicopters subsidiary Aviashelf has achieved the first certification of a HUMS (health and usage monitoring system) fitted to a Mil Mi-8, by the R
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:21 AM
The United Nations sprays a synthetic compound on its helicopter landing sites that apparently reduces the threat of “brown-outs” in dusty conditions.
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:17 AM
Heli-Dyne Systems has sold a new Bell 206BIII JetRanger to Duke University for use as an environmental observation platform.<br /> <br /> Dr.
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:11 AM
A recent report by the British Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) shows that the pilot of the Robinson R44 flying from a private strip in southern S
Oct 5, 2006 - 7:58 AM
Helicopter operators flying air medical operations have always had a keen interest in safety, but a spike in accident and fatality statistics in the last f
Oct 5, 2006 - 5:45 AM
Beau Altman’s retrospective put the profession of business aviation flight attendant into perspective at the 10th Annual Flight Attendants Conference in At
Oct 2, 2006 - 1:55 PM
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and NBAA have developed a generic operations manual for single-pilot operation of very light jets (VLJs)