Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

May 1, 2018 - 1:28 PM
The existence of lightweight and lower cost options make this more feasible now than in the past.
Apr 27, 2018 - 3:22 PM
All three crewmembers aboard the helicopter were killed.
Apr 26, 2018 - 5:18 PM
Levels of risk during an approach vary depending on the pilot, approach, and environment.
Apr 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Speaking at an NTSB roundtable, aerobatic champ Patty Wagstaff stressed that a person does not to be a professional pilot to be professional.
Apr 24, 2018 - 9:49 AM
Pilots, maintainers, and managers discussed currents trends and challenges in helicopter safety.
Apr 19, 2018 - 10:08 PM
Directive prompted “by reports of unannunciated asymmetric braking during ground operations and landing deceleration.”
Apr 16, 2018 - 12:20 PM
The crew failed to remove landing gear safety pins before takeoff and then decided to remove them on a taxiway after returning to the departure airport.
MedAire doctor
Apr 15, 2018 - 2:00 AM
MedAire is actively recommending emotional support for crew and increasing security services on new aircraft.
Apr 13, 2018 - 10:17 AM
For pilots, being “hung over” is considered to be under the influence of alcohol, since human performance can be deteriorated.
Apr 12, 2018 - 9:38 AM
Caravan crash revealed outdated training that did not address specific risks the pilots faced in Alaska's mountainous terrain, NTSB said.