Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

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.
Drone zone
Jun 16, 2015 - 3:05 PM
At EAA AirVenture, drone and radio-control pilots will be able to fly during the evening at Pioneer Airport.
Jun 16, 2015 - 1:23 PM
On the basis of a midair and dozens of near-collisions, the agency is soliciting advice.
Martin-Baker ejection seat
Jun 15, 2015 - 8:00 AM
From the F-35 to basic trainers, British company offers world’s fighter pilots a means of escape.
Jun 13, 2015 - 5:55 AM
Some mitigations might not be necessary for a facility to conduct independent non-intersecting converging runway operations.