News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

NASA's Pilatus PC-12 aircraft on airport ramp
May 18, 2023 - 2:42 AM
NASA is utilizing a PC-12 to test cell tower signal strength in the greater Cleveland area to assess communications infrastructure for eVTOL aircraft.
Erickson S-64F Air Crane Helicopter illuminated by helipad lights at night
May 16, 2023 - 8:42 AM
Erickson will begin NVG night-time firefighting operations with its Air Cranes
Gulfstream G550 in flight over mountainous coast
May 15, 2023 - 10:32 AM
The European air safety agency is proposing to incorporate most aspects of ICAO requirements for extended diversion time operations into its regulations.
Migrating Birds on Saltmarshes View of the sea defence wall as a flock of migrating birds, disturbed while feeding, rise from the wheat field
May 12, 2023 - 9:57 AM
A new FAA Information for Operators reminds helicopter pilots of recommendations from a rotorcraft bird strike study.
May 11, 2023 - 1:49 PM
Search-and-rescue operations were suspended for three occupants of a Bombardier Learjet 36A that crashed into the sea off the California coast.
Tony Kern, Convergent Performance CEO
May 9, 2023 - 1:32 PM
Convergent Performance CEO Tony Kern said there is a need for rethinking aviation safety approaches and programs.
NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy
May 8, 2023 - 12:22 PM
The NTSB is taking a deeper dive into the state of runway excursions and the next steps to curb them during an in-person roundtable meeting.
May 8, 2023 - 9:39 AM
The drug-testing program required by the FAA and other U.S. transportation agencies has been amended to include oral fluid testing.
NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots hold a picket across from company headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, on April 19, 2023
May 5, 2023 - 10:09 AM
NetJets pilot union organized a picket of the annual shareholders meeting of NetJets's parent company Berkshire Hathaway to protest pay and conditions.
Apr 29, 2023 - 9:03 AM
The "clear of clouds" directive lays responsibility on the pilots, but with the lack of clarity, no pilot officially has a cloud incursion...until a crash.