Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Flight tracking plenary meeting at WRC 2015
Nov 13, 2015 - 10:55 AM
The spectrum allocation approved at the World Radiocommunication Conference will support aircraft-to-satellite position reporting.
FACTS VIII is the latest and largest full-motion cabin simulator from Aircare International. The device moves to enhance the realism of a simulated emergency. At right, the RVS Plus facilitates video consultations.
Nov 13, 2015 - 10:00 AM
The global emergency training provider has brought its latest full motion simulator to NBAA.
Peter Stein, chairman of the Flight Safety Foundation Business Advisory Committee.
Nov 13, 2015 - 3:00 AM
Safety foundation studies data collection, urges data sharing
A dispatcher’s view of an aircraft operator flying to Hong Kong from Anchorage. WSI Fusion allows the dispatcher to plan a safe and efficient route while referencing any proprietary WSI Enroute Hazard forecasts, and also alerts the user to any changes to plan while en route.
Nov 13, 2015 - 3:00 AM
WSI Fusion helps dispatchers and pilots keep global flights safe and smooth
The sim FlightSafety uses for G550 upset prevention and recovery training incorporate actual flight-test data to show users how the airplane will react in flight outside the normal flight envelope, such as deep aerodynamic stalls and extreme high speeds.
Nov 13, 2015 - 3:00 AM
The new upset prevention and recovery training course at FlightSafety prepares pilots for loss-of-control situations.
Solar flares can greatly increase the level of radiation zapping high-flying business aircraft, and they can increase exposure to crew members by as much as 10 times.
Nov 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Not only does space weather cause radio problems, but it can also add to flight crews’ radiation exposure.
Nov 9, 2015 - 10:29 AM
Only 16 percent of the domestic civil helicopter fleet had complied with modern requirements for crash-resistant fuel systems at the end of last year.
Nov 9, 2015 - 10:08 AM
Examination of the airplane did not reveal any anomalies that would have compromised effectiveness of the flight controls, said the Safety Board.
Nov 7, 2015 - 2:00 AM
Emirates will take delivery of three A380s in one month in December, while its flight cadre to quadruple to 16,000 pilots over the next two decades.
Nov 6, 2015 - 4:28 PM
The two pilots were killed when their aircraft crashed about 600 feet short of the VOR station, which was about one mile from the runway.