Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

August 17, 2017, 10:04 AM

North Korea Missile Launches Threatening Airliners

Failures upon re-entry into atmosphere create wide fields of debris in well-traveled airways

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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.
fire-containment kit
Jan 9, 2017 - 11:42 AM
Part 135 and Part 91 customers will recieve a $200 discount towards the purchase of a new Hot-Stop L Evo bag when they turn in a competitor's bag.
SLD Guard
Jan 9, 2017 - 10:59 AM
The Cav Ice Protection SLD Guard technology can be retrofitted to any type of existing ice-protection system.