Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Feb 1, 2016 - 3:00 AM
The accident provides a good reminder: fly the airplane. Troubleshoot on the ground.
EMAS landing
Jan 28, 2016 - 7:55 AM
The EMAS became operational in October.
HeliOffShore eye-tracking research
Jan 25, 2016 - 12:29 PM
Twenty-six pilots participated in the first phase of observational study, which seeks to improve pilot performance in the cockpit.
Jan 25, 2016 - 11:50 AM
Direct effects of lightning testing is required for many aircraft components and parts, as well as in applications such as unmanned aerial systems.
Jan 21, 2016 - 8:21 AM
World Fuel Services has brokered a deal with IBAC to help its sponsored FBO network members achieve certification under the IS-BAH standard
Jan 19, 2016 - 9:06 AM
A CitationJet pilot told controllers that his autopilot had failed, along with other instruments, shortly before the aircraft crashed Monday in Utah.
Jan 18, 2016 - 11:38 AM
Pilot recency requirements reduced to reflect “continuing advancements” in flight training, avionics, maintenance and safety management.
Jan 14, 2016 - 11:12 AM
Aviation safety focus areas on this year’s list include fatigue, distraction and loss of control in flight (LOC-I).
Notam
Jan 11, 2016 - 12:47 PM
The FAA's Notam system is still broken, and for safety's sake it needs to be fixed.
Automated flight decks
Jan 11, 2016 - 10:32 AM
Recent accidents have shown that pilots who typically fly with automation can make errors when confronted with an unexpected event.