Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Sep 12, 2016 - 11:49 AM
Aviation authorities are highlighting the risks of flying with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which is subject to a global replacement program.
Sep 12, 2016 - 11:47 AM
Among the discussion topics are unmanned air systems, 3D printed parts, cybersecurity, remote air traffic towers and flight-sharing apps.
Sep 8, 2016 - 10:05 AM
As a result, the agency said operators, training providers and safety officials will have more timely access to standardized, accurate training material.
Sep 6, 2016 - 9:43 AM
There have been two accidents involving Bell 206s where a malfunction of the main transmission freewheel system led to a failure of the main rotor mast.
Sep 2, 2016 - 11:22 AM
Overall, accident rate for civil helicopters declined in the U.S. for the first six months of 2016, to 3.28 per 100,000 flight hours
Sep 2, 2016 - 10:40 AM
FOD damage is not a glamorous topic, but it can be a matter of life and death.
Aug 29, 2016 - 12:34 PM
The pilot was taken into custody, and subsequently fired by his employer.
Aug 29, 2016 - 11:39 AM
Pilots need to familiarize themselves with the new codes, which are intended to maximize efficiency in the National Airspace System.
Aug 29, 2016 - 11:29 AM
Improvements to the arrival and departure charts include introducing colors to identify what pilot’s consider to be the most pertinent information.
Aug 26, 2016 - 11:47 AM
Fatal accidents and fatalities increase for both commercial and non-commercial helicopter operations.