Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Jun 29, 2015 - 10:22 AM
Virtually every section of the 60-page document contains new or revised material.
Jun 26, 2015 - 3:12 PM
The requirement for an oxygen mask above 41,000 feet might create more problems than it solves, say some pilots.
Jun 26, 2015 - 9:49 AM
Thailand avoids EU ban, for now
Jun 25, 2015 - 3:47 PM
Voluntary 18-month pilot program allows FAA employees to identify safety concerns without fear of retaliation.
Jun 25, 2015 - 3:40 PM
Tower was quickly evacuated and will remain shut pending the results of air sampling tests.
Jun 25, 2015 - 3:20 PM
Recommends that volcanic ash forecasts should be presented in the form of a zoning system that depicts areas of low, medium and high concentrations
Jun 22, 2015 - 11:16 AM
Of 29 aviation recommendations, TSB found that only three had reached the response status of "Fully Satisfactory."
Jun 21, 2015 - 2:05 PM
After several fires, the devices are no longer allowed in checked baggage.
Jun 20, 2015 - 9:00 AM
The FAA is launching an industry effort to evaluate pilot fitness to fly, plus another program for updating aeromedical technology
Jun 17, 2015 - 8:30 AM
After a series of ice ingestion accidents, Canada's Transportation Safety Board looks to initiate an inlet design review to prevent mishaps in winter.