News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Jun 5, 2015 - 3:53 PM
The board found no faults related to the uncommanded inputs.
runway incursion
Jun 3, 2015 - 1:54 PM
Risk-based decision-making initiative follows “significant progress” in improving runway safety at U.S. airports over the past 15 years,
Jun 3, 2015 - 1:04 PM
The company operated the twin turboprop on at least 300 flights when the aircraft was not in compliance with the FARs, the agency contends.
Jun 2, 2015 - 12:01 PM
Runway safety systems use data from transponders to obtain accurate aircraft and vehicle locations to increase airport surface safety and efficiency.
Jun 2, 2015 - 10:16 AM
Pilot said that he did not realize his landing gear was retracted until it was too late and he was “committed to land.”
Jun 1, 2015 - 4:30 AM
From what I have seen, communication between those who maintain aircraft and those who fly aircraft is not as good as it could and should be.
FAA headquarters in Washington, D.C.
May 27, 2015 - 3:51 PM
The agency said its aviation rulemaking committee is a response to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 and Germanwings Flight 9525.
May 27, 2015 - 11:06 AM
NTSB releases alert as technologies present new distractions in cockpit.
May 22, 2015 - 11:56 AM
A switch illuminates the master caution panel indicating “tailboom” in the event of a failure.
May 21, 2015 - 4:56 PM
Document outlines the application process, required information and considerations for exercising the privileges of an FAA pilot certificate.