Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

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
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