Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Jan 6, 2016 - 11:39 AM
FAA says helicopter pilots should avoid conducting running landings in skid-equipped aircraft on runways with lighting systems embedded in pavement.
Jan 4, 2016 - 9:40 AM
Meanwhile, the number of non-fatal mishaps last year increased threefold, rising from six in 2014 to 18.
The new Fly-Bag system can be fitted in baggage holds or cabins. [Photo: D'Appolonia]
Dec 30, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Italy's D'Appolonia says its new Fly-Bag is lighter and more flexible than existing explosives-protection equipment.
Micro drone
Dec 28, 2015 - 2:57 PM
Model aircraft and drone operators are facing new local restrictions on where they can fly.
Flytenow screenshot
Dec 22, 2015 - 2:42 PM
The FAA's claim that flight-sharing websites offer illegal flights for compensation or hire is supported by an appeals court decision.
MedAire's 2016 Travel Risk Map
Dec 22, 2015 - 2:28 PM
While the company had published its Health Risk Map since 2010, the new version now includes personal safety risks as well.
Dec 21, 2015 - 8:23 AM
New requirements narrows scope of ACAS resolution advisory reports.
smoke-filled cabin
Dec 9, 2015 - 1:31 PM
Aircare International’s latest emergency training simulator is as close as you will ever want to get to a real in-flight emergency
Dec 9, 2015 - 7:41 AM
The new standard is the outcome of recommendations stemming from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Dec 8, 2015 - 5:06 PM
They advocate the idea of “fly away” to make most of the helicopter’s performance rather than a diagram that shows operators what not to do.