Prevention

November 27, 2007 - 9:40am

Pilots making submissions to NASA’s Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) should be aware that two people cannot receive immunity with a single submission.

November 2, 2007 - 10:18am

“A troubling trend has developed that threatens to harm business aviation in unimaginable ways–complacency,” claims Aviation Security International. The Houston-based firm, which provides security information and training, said most flight departments fall “in the middle to low end” when it comes to aviation security. One of the weakest security links, according to ASI, is the FBO.

October 11, 2007 - 5:06am

All holders of Part 135 certificates would be required to have an FAA-approved training program for handling designated hazardous materials, whether or not they elect to transport these materials, under proposed regulatory changes. The amendments would incorporate guidance now contained in related advisory circulars, which are not mandatory.

October 11, 2007 - 5:03am

All holders of Part 135 certificates would be required to have an FAA-approved training program for handling designated hazardous materials, whether or not they elect to transport these materials, under proposed regulatory changes. The amendments would incorporate guidance now contained in related advisory circulars, which are not mandatory.

October 8, 2007 - 9:31am

Facility Access
• Is the hangar/FBO property fenced off from the street and from adjoining unsecured property?

October 8, 2007 - 9:23am

The focus for flight departments since September 11 has tended to be on corporate aircraft as potential weapons, because that is what has most concerned the security fraternity in government. But is the corporate aircraft more vulnerable as a target itself?

October 3, 2007 - 11:03am

Security and safety training is suddenly a hot topic. When NBAA holds its convention next month, it is offering nearly a dozen new informational sessions that will address safety, security and business aircraft operations in today’s environment.

July 26, 2007 - 11:36am

It seems every aviation-related publication I have read for almost a year has included an article about last September’s tragic midair in Brazil. The event certainly warrants widespread attention. However, the discussion so far has not dug deeply enough into the larger issue of what happens to the flight crew in the event of an accident, especially in a country where an accident investigation is a criminal investigation.

May 14, 2007 - 7:13am
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At a conference session here at EBACE this morning, delegates will hear an update on where business aviation stands in relation to long-awaited revisions to the European Commission’s EC2320 rules.

March 28, 2007 - 11:22am

In his eight-volume work, Physiology of Taste, French lawyer, magistrate, politician and gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin wrote, “Animals feed themselves, men eat; but only wise men know the art of eating.” He wrote those words in 1825, and still they contain a certain truth, particularly in the cabin of today’s business aircraft.

 
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