Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

May 21, 2022 - 3:21 PM
An EASA notice of proposed amendment aims to improve the ability to integrate the use of vibration health monitoring systems for helicopter rotors.
May 21, 2022 - 3:04 PM
The Flight Safety Foundation and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore will hold an annual meeting to raise aviation safety standards in Asia-Pacific.
May 21, 2022 - 2:50 PM
The fatal crash of a Challenger 601-3A on May 5, 2019, was the result of a loss of control due to a rapid climb and inversion caused by severe turbulence.
Submerged helicopter training device and trainees in the testing pool at Fleetwood Test House
May 19, 2022 - 12:14 PM
EASA has contracted with the CAAi for a new study on helicopter underwater egress which will be used to validate or amend EASA CS-27 and CS-29 standards.
Flight Safety Foundation president and CEO Dr. Hassan Shahidi and Bryan Burns with framed Business Aviation Meritorious Service Award
May 17, 2022 - 11:14 AM
Flight Safety Foundation presents Bryan Burns and Russ Lawton, safety leaders from ACSF, with the 2022 Business Aviation Meritorious Service Award.
May 16, 2022 - 12:45 PM
Gulfstream has issued maintenance and operations letters regarding ground spoiler checks as a result of a December 2021 fatal crash of a GIV-SP.
May 16, 2022 - 12:33 PM
Operators with ADS-B Out receivers with selective availability are no longer required to perform a preflight performance availability prediction check.
May 12, 2022 - 12:27 PM
Introduced last year and now with several thousand users, JumpSeat's crowdsourced app enables pilots to share and access operational information.
Ice accumulating on Pilatus PC-12 N56KJ on the ramp at South Dakota’s Chamberlain Municipal Airport
May 12, 2022 - 11:44 AM
Accumulated snow/ice, excessive gross weight, and out-of-limit center of gravity are among factors eyed by investigators of a Pilatus PC-12 crash.
May 11, 2022 - 12:39 PM
Brazilian business aviation services company TAM Aviação Executiva has received IS-BAH registration for its flagship FBO at São Paulo Congonhas Airport.