Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Jul 23, 2021 - 11:56 AM
Seamanship and airmanship are similar—both involve the art or mastery of operating a vessel and a highly specialized skillset.
Garmin Smart Glide
Jul 23, 2021 - 10:26 AM
Garmin's new Smart Glide system automatically guides an airplane suffering engine failure to an airport within gliding distance.
Safe Return Emergency Autoland for Cirrus Vision Jet
Jul 22, 2021 - 11:22 AM
Cirrus Aircraft’s Vision Jet Safe Return Emergency Autoland system, which is based on Garmin’s Autoland technology, has received approval from EASA.
Jul 21, 2021 - 11:01 AM
Vaccinated U.S. travelers will more freely be able to enter Canada beginning on August 9 and other international travelers on September 7.
Jul 21, 2021 - 7:56 AM
An IATA survey shows that passengers remain willing to wear masks to mitigate the risk of Covid transmission.
Jul 19, 2021 - 11:58 AM
EBAA and IBAC today announced the pilot launch of their Standards & Training for Aviation Responsibility and Sustainability (S.T.A.R.S.) program.
Transair
Jul 17, 2021 - 12:35 PM
The action by the FAA to ground Rhoades Aviation relates to an investigation into maintenance deficiencies, not the July 2 ditching accident.
Jul 16, 2021 - 9:16 AM
An FAA airworthiness directive was issued to assess the risk of dual-switch failures in 737 airliner cabin pressure systems.
Jul 14, 2021 - 1:32 PM
IATA director general Willie Walsh and Flypop founder Nino Judge demanded fundamental changes in Covid travel policies to open international routes.
Jul 12, 2021 - 5:15 PM
In a ballot last week, the National Fire Protection Association’s Technical Committee on Airport Facilities voted to approve revisions to NFPA 409.