Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Feb 9, 2017 - 9:38 AM
Rule allows pilots of airplanes with enhanced flight vision systems to fly certain IFR approaches all the way to landing “in lieu of natural vision”
Feb 5, 2017 - 9:00 AM
The aviation industry made some strides last year, but there remains plenty of room for improvement.
Jan 31, 2017 - 11:36 AM
Embraer 170's transponder was in “standby mode,” causing subsequent “unintentional interruption of air traffic service” and near midair with Falcon 900.
Jan 31, 2017 - 10:37 AM
Hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone and oxycodone would be added to the FAA’s urine testing requirements for commercial pilots and aircraft mechanics.
Jan 31, 2017 - 10:00 AM
At typical cruise speeds the system provides pilots with a seven to 10-minute warning, allowing sufficient time to safely evade ash clouds.
Jan 24, 2017 - 11:29 AM
session will focus on the latest research and developments on topics that over the years have led to numerous helicopter accidents and pilot deaths.
SMODisaster
Jan 16, 2017 - 6:39 PM
The disaster-preparedness event highlighted Santa Monica Airport's status as critical infrastructure in southern California.
Jan 16, 2017 - 11:40 AM
The NTSB issued an urgent recommendation concerning unsafe wiring on Piper PA-31T Cheyennes that might lead to arcing and fires.
Jan 12, 2017 - 12:31 PM
Helicopters are particularly vulnerable to these attacks.
S-92
Jan 11, 2017 - 12:01 PM
Alert Service Bulletin from Sikorsky calls for a special one-time inspection of the tail rotor and bearing assemblies.