Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

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
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.