Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Apr 1, 2016 - 8:21 AM
The safety alert, one of a series aimed at improving the general aviation accident rate, comes in advance of this year's Sun 'n Fun.
Apr 1, 2016 - 8:01 AM
FAA deputy administrator Mike Whitaker met with general aviation organizations to review collaborative efforts to curb fatal accident rate.
Mar 31, 2016 - 10:48 AM
Move allows consumers to perform due diligence on aircraft charter operators when checking availability and price online at SimpleCharters.com.
Mar 29, 2016 - 10:21 AM
The recently introduced Master Aviator certification program is among a number of advanced training offerings FSI had added during its 65-year history.
Mar 29, 2016 - 9:07 AM
New guide provides science-based best practices to address fatigue in business aviation.
Mar 28, 2016 - 11:41 AM
Aircraft pilots, ATC personnel and others reported 583 possible hazardsor encounters with UASs in U.S. airspace between August 22 and January 31.
Mar 24, 2016 - 12:53 PM
Previous FAA standards for tower lighting allowed white and red steady-burning lights, the latter of which was found to attracts migratory birds.
Mar 24, 2016 - 11:42 AM
Proposed changes establish a new ditching certification methodology by which a target probability of capsize following a ditching can be determined.
Mar 22, 2016 - 12:55 PM
The FAA and industry partners are working on the Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing System for rotorcraft.
Mar 22, 2016 - 10:03 AM
According to the AAIB, the helicopter’s decreasing airspeed went unnoticed by the pilots until the helicopter was in a critically low-energy state.