Safety

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Safety

LifeFlight Australia Patients Helped Climbs 11.2%

The not-for-profit company operates 11 helicopters and four jets
LifeFlight Australia
Safety

Boeing Insists It Is Making Progress On Safety and Program Delays

As the 737 Max safety saga continues, Boeing's Farnborough show presence is understated
Boeing Max line Renton
Fuel

Conidia Debuts Jet Fuel Contamination Test Kit

Simple onsite test provides quick results for fuel storage from tank to wing.
technician using Fuelstat One test kit
Security

New Protections Deployed Against Attacks On Navigation Systems

Russia and Iran are the main perpetrators of GPS jamming and spoofing attacks
Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) ADA Anti-Jam GPS System
FBOs

Families of Idaho Hangar Collapse Victims Sue Contractors

Two workers assembling an FBO hangar were killed in the January tragedy
Boise hangar collapse
Safety

EASA Updates Guidance on Navigation System Interference

A safety information bulletin has been revised since the November 2023 edition
Article image
Safety

Opinion: Boeing Safety Charade Prompts NTSB Rebuke

Safety and quality assurance briefing leads to NTSB sanctions
Elizabeth Lund, senior vice president of quality at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, addresses reporters during a media briefing in Renton, Washington, on June 25, 2024.
Safety

VAI Conference To Delve into Air Tour Safety

The two-day event will be held in Hawaii, where air tour safety has been under a spotlight
Hawaii air tour with helicopter
Safety

Bombardier's Flight Attendant Safety Summit To Return

The second edition will help flight attendants and other aviation professionals expand their safety reach
Business aviation flight attendants
Training and Workforce

Aircare International To Open Las Vegas Training Site

Located in the CAE complex, it overlooks Harry Reid International Airport
Aircare sign
Rotorcraft

Hawaii AC Set To Further Constrain Air Tour Operations

Operators doubtful that new requirements will improve safety
man and woman in helicopter
Safety

Business Aviation Safety Still Has Room To Grow

Safety management systems could help avoid accidents and incidents, say experts
NATA Air Charter Summit Safety Panel
Training and Workforce

RateMyCRM Puts Pilots in the Feedback Loop

The software's creator was surprised to learn his leadership skills needed work
RateMyCRM Feedback system for pilots
Rotorcraft

Explosive Helicopter Stunt Leads To YouTuber’s Arrest

Pilot who flew the helicopter for the filming had his license revoked by the FAA
Helicopter shooting fireworks at car
ATC

Flood Damage Disrupts Flights at Geneva Airport

Operations at the Swiss airport were limited to 70% on Wednesday afternoon
Skyguide ATC tower in Geneva
Security

Olympic Games To Bring More Bizav Traffic to Paris

Those heading to the summer games should expect long lines and lots of security
Paris
Safety

FAA and EASA Promise Closer Regulatory Collaboration

The air safety agencies recognized they need to keep pace with rapid technological change
Security

Security Leaders Assemble To Assess Overflight Risks

WORC 2024 will to mark the 10th anniversary of the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17
Accidents

Malawi's Vice President Killed in Aircraft Crash

Wreckage of the Malawi Defence Force twin turboprop was found in a mountainous area
Safety

Honeywell Aims To Improve Runway Safety with Surf-A

Surf-A warns of runway incursions by aircraft, as well as excursions, and wrong-surface events
Honeywell Aerospace’s Boeing 757 testbed is pictured on the tarmac at Boeing Field in Seattle
Avionics

Honeywell Preparing FMS-guided Visual Approach for KHPN

The new approaches give pilots visual guidance at challenging airports
Sound visual approach Runway 34 at Westchester Country Airport
Safety

Jet Linx Pauses Ops for Annual Safety Summit

The theme of this year's summit is 25 Years of Safety, celebrating the company's milestone year.
Jet Linx
Training and Workforce

Special Ops for Special Airfields

Preparing for the steep approach
Embraer Legacy 500 cockpit approaching London City Airport
Safety

TrustFlight Releases Centrik 5 SMS Upgrade

The new release is the largest since the platform was introduced in 2012
TrustFlight's Centrik 5 safety management system platform
Safety

European Bizav Dominates Web Manuals Business

European business aviation clients make up a large portion of Web Manuals’ customer base
Bizjet in flight
Safety

IBAC Celebrates Decade of IS-BAH Bizav Standards Adoption

The organization honored SRC Aviation, the first registered ground handler
IBAC
Security

Airspace Risks Are Part of Permacrisis Threat to Aviation Safety

World Overflight Risk Conference will convene in Warsaw in July
Business jet flying
Training and Workforce

How Talking to an Aviation Industry Peer Could Avert Mental Health Crises

MedAire and OdiliaClark have joined forces to make counseling available
mental health illustration
Regulations and Government

EASA and FAA To Address eVTOL Certification at Safety Conference

Questions remain as to whether EASA will validate the FAA's performance-based approach
AAM newsmakers at EBACE
Charter & Fractional

Early Bizav AI Use Cases Could Free Up Human Bandwidth

MySky and Web Manuals are tapping artificial intelligence for their software platforms
MySky Quote platform