News and information on safety procedures and concerns.
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”
The aviation industry made some strides last year, but there remains plenty of room for improvement.
Embraer 170's transponder was in “standby mode,” causing subsequent “unintentional interruption of air traffic service” and near midair with Falcon 900.
Hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone and oxycodone would be added to the FAA’s urine testing requirements for commercial pilots and aircraft mechanics.
At typical cruise speeds the system provides pilots with a seven to 10-minute warning, allowing sufficient time to safely evade ash clouds.
session will focus on the latest research and developments on topics that over the years have led to numerous helicopter accidents and pilot deaths.
The disaster-preparedness event highlighted Santa Monica Airport's status as critical infrastructure in southern California.
The NTSB issued an urgent recommendation concerning unsafe wiring on Piper PA-31T Cheyennes that might lead to arcing and fires.
Helicopters are particularly vulnerable to these attacks.
Alert Service Bulletin from Sikorsky calls for a special one-time inspection of the tail rotor and bearing assemblies.