Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Oct 10, 2006 - 6:27 AM
After making a dawn raid on an airport, armed gunmen stole a government-owned Bell 206L in eastern Venezuela.
Oct 9, 2006 - 2:17 PM
Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems (ACSS), a joint L-3 Communications and Thales company, used last month’s Paris Air Show to introduce technolo
Oct 9, 2006 - 2:16 PM
Aphis, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, will eliminate the exemption from inspection requirements and fees for commercial aircraft flying fr
Oct 9, 2006 - 1:12 PM
North Sea operator Helikopter Service has imposed torque and speed limits on its two new Sikorsky S-92s, but Keith Mullett, managing director of Canadian p
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