News and information on safety procedures and concerns.
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
The Inspector General (IG) of the Transportation Department has found that managers at the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Tracon systematically covered up operati
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has unveiled a program to help air charter companies improve safety.
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
The United Nations sprays a synthetic compound on its helicopter landing sites that apparently reduces the threat of “brown-outs” in dusty conditions.
Heli-Dyne Systems has sold a new Bell 206BIII JetRanger to Duke University for use as an environmental observation platform.<br />
A recent report by the British Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) shows that the pilot of the Robinson R44 flying from a private strip in southern S
Helicopter operators flying air medical operations have always had a keen interest in safety, but a spike in accident and fatality statistics in the last f
Beau Altman’s retrospective put the profession of business aviation flight attendant into perspective at the 10th Annual Flight Attendants Conference in At
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and NBAA have developed a generic operations manual for single-pilot operation of very light jets (VLJs)