Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Sep 13, 2006 - 1:18 PM
Goodrich Aerospace has devised a solution to the wiring harness problems that led to a number of nose-gear retraction failures in Bombardier Q400 turboprop
Sep 13, 2006 - 11:49 AM
Coded departure routes (CDRs), which have been tested in business aviation during the past three years, are on track for deployment throughout the U.S.
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Sep 13, 2006 - 10:39 AM
NBAA tried something new at its annual Flight Attendants Conference, held this year in Denver in June.
Sep 13, 2006 - 10:28 AM
The Southwest Airlines Flight 1248 overrun accident at Chicago Midway Airport last December 8 has led to two significant developments for operators.
Sep 13, 2006 - 7:27 AM
An incident on May 4 this year in which a Hawker 800A lost more than 10,000 feet during a post-maintenance stall test underscores the potential risks of st
Sep 13, 2006 - 6:00 AM
“Was That for Us…?” is a new DVD from the FAA providing guidance on reducing runway incursions.
Sep 13, 2006 - 5:48 AM
The FAA has contracted for four additional airports to have engineered materials arresting systems (EMAS) installed on runways that don’t have enough space
Sep 13, 2006 - 5:27 AM
The FAA is extending the voluntary disclosure reporting program (VDRP) to fractional ownership programs on a test basis for one year, to May 19 next year.
Sep 13, 2006 - 5:22 AM
The Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) of Alexandria, Va., has published the inaugural issue of Aviation Safety World, a monthly journal that replaces the seve
Sep 13, 2006 - 5:13 AM
International authorities have noted repetitive oceanic errors recently, including “gross” navigation errors (25 nm or more), large altitude deviations (30