Prevention

April 27, 2011 - 5:10am

The line between garden-variety criminals and international terrorists has become blurred worldwide, as the two groups become increasingly comfortable working together, although not necessarily toward the same ends.

Sam Harris, CEO of V1 Analytical Solutions, told participants in an NBAA security webinar last month that 12 of 28 groups classified by the U.S. government as terrorists are actively engaged in drug trafficking.

February 1, 2011 - 11:00am

Jeppesen added fatigue risk management (FRM) functionality to its Crew Management System suite, furthering its work to prevent and mitigate fatigue risk in crew planning and operation. According to the company, the FRM solution takes into consideration crewmembers’ predicted levels of fatigue when generating and maintaining crew schedules.

October 28, 2010 - 7:59am

Sky Hope Network has been formed by five industry professionals to offer business aviation ­support in emergencies. Founder Robin Eissler, vice president of Jet Quest, was involved in the Corporate ­Aviation Responding to Emergencies (Care) relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the earthquake in Haiti early this year.

October 27, 2010 - 11:18am

The total number of U.S. business aviation accidents in the first nine months of this year remained nearly even with the same period last year, despite an uptick in flight hours, according to statistics released by Boca Raton, Fla.-based industry safety analyst Robert E. Breiling Associates.

October 20, 2010 - 2:08pm

The total number of U.S. business aviation accidents in the first nine months of this year remained nearly even with the same period last year, despite an uptick in flight hours, according to statistics released by Boca Raton, Fla.-based industry safety analyst Robert E. Breiling Associates.

October 8, 2010 - 6:42am
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Aerospace and defense firms are especially vulnerable to breaches of cyber security, according to a new report from management and information technology (IT) group Accenture. According to Dr.

September 1, 2010 - 11:44am

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) is organizing its first workshop on emergency response planning (ERP) on September 9 and 10. The event, which will be held in Brussels, Belgium, is intended to complement EBAA's recently published emergency response guidance manual. The workshop will cover ERP basic principles, general guidance and the framework of an emergency response. 

June 16, 2010 - 10:30am

In a letter sent to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) executive vice president Christian Klein warned that proposed language in the FAA reauthorization bill will obstruct aviation maintenance exports and hinder the ability of U.S. companies to compete internationally.

May 25, 2010 - 7:01am

Several of the most influential corporate aviation organizations offer specific tools to assist in implementation of SMS programs, according to John Sheehan, audit manager for the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC). In addition to the IBAC’s Risk Analysis Guidelines, he listed the organization’s booklet “SMS Tools” for achievement of the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO).

May 25, 2010 - 6:54am

sMS (safety management systems) and FOQA (flight operations quality assurance) are no longer just buzzwords, said Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) president and CEO Bill Voss in remarks opening last month’s FSF/ NBAA Corporate Aviation Safety Seminar.

 
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