Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Oct 19, 2006 - 10:22 AM
Two men who used grenades to hijack an Aires Colombia de Havilland Dash 8-300 on September 12 surrendered five hours after the standoff began, ending a har
Oct 18, 2006 - 11:28 AM
A $4.7 million European Union project could reduce the number of fatalities in helicopter accidents.
Oct 18, 2006 - 6:12 AM
The chief of the NTSB’s French counterpart is concerned that an increasing number of aircraft are flying under flags of convenience.
Oct 18, 2006 - 5:51 AM
Apparently, it’s just a time-honored myth that the Inuit language of native Alaskans has as many as 400 different words covering all forms of frozen precip
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