Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

May 9, 2016 - 8:59 AM
Study recommends making 300 feet, rather than 1,000 feet agl, the go-around height for unstable approaches.
May 8, 2016 - 5:44 PM
Agostino warns of inherent biases that come into play during stressful flight events.
May 6, 2016 - 11:45 AM
Do pilots who fly airplanes with fly-by-wire flight controls need upset prevention and recovery training?
May 6, 2016 - 11:45 AM
Serious incident caused Dassault to ground Falcon 7X fleet in 2011. Final report highlights organizational problems at industry and authority levels.
May 5, 2016 - 9:57 AM
Already a part of its web-based SMS tool, the company has integrated the Aviation Fatigue Meter in its mobile app so customers can take it in the cockpit.
May 4, 2016 - 2:45 PM
The ultrasound ice accretion sensor and particle ice probe address “an industry-wide gap” in cost-effective icing mitigation.
May 4, 2016 - 11:56 AM
Norwegian investigators rule out “human error on board."
May 3, 2016 - 12:03 PM
Present bird protection regulations apply only to transport category rotiorcraft and have not been updated since being adopted in 1966.
May 3, 2016 - 11:24 AM
There has been a documented case of a copilot’s seat sliding aft in a Falcon on rotation due to fatigued springs.
May 2, 2016 - 11:36 AM
The Médaille de l'Aéronautique recognizes outstanding accomplishments in the field of aeronautics