Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Jun 3, 2015 - 1:04 PM
The company operated the twin turboprop on at least 300 flights when the aircraft was not in compliance with the FARs, the agency contends.
Jun 2, 2015 - 12:01 PM
Runway safety systems use data from transponders to obtain accurate aircraft and vehicle locations to increase airport surface safety and efficiency.
Jun 2, 2015 - 10:16 AM
Pilot said that he did not realize his landing gear was retracted until it was too late and he was “committed to land.”
Jun 1, 2015 - 4:30 AM
From what I have seen, communication between those who maintain aircraft and those who fly aircraft is not as good as it could and should be.
FAA headquarters in Washington, D.C.
May 27, 2015 - 3:51 PM
The agency said its aviation rulemaking committee is a response to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 and Germanwings Flight 9525.
May 27, 2015 - 11:06 AM
NTSB releases alert as technologies present new distractions in cockpit.
May 22, 2015 - 11:56 AM
A switch illuminates the master caution panel indicating “tailboom” in the event of a failure.
May 21, 2015 - 4:56 PM
Document outlines the application process, required information and considerations for exercising the privileges of an FAA pilot certificate.
May 21, 2015 - 2:38 PM
The Brazilian Helicopter Safety Team is a partnership between the IHST Brazil Group and the nation's civil aviation authority.
May 21, 2015 - 12:48 PM
Fitness-for-duty plans are crucial, and pilots need to watch out for each other to ensure the safety of the operation.