Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

November 25, 2022, 4:39 AM

Removal of EU Laws Creates Uncertainty for UK's Aviation Sector

Hundreds of European Union aviation-related laws could be scrapped under "sunsetting" provisions in the UK's post-Brexit Retained EU Law Bill.

Read More
A British Airways Airbus A319 aircraft.
Nov 25, 2022 - 4:39 AM
Hundreds of European Union aviation-related laws could be scrapped under "sunsetting" provisions in the UK's post-Brexit Retained EU Law Bill.
Nov 23, 2022 - 8:30 AM
An incorrect barometric setting on an RNAV (GPS) approach could have fatal consequences without any overt warnings to the crew.
Book: Fly the Friggin' Airplane! by Patrick Gordon
Nov 21, 2022 - 5:48 PM
Pilot and raconteur Patrick Gordon reminisces about his early flying adventures and the lessons he has learned.
Detached Tail boom from Bell 407 helicopter accident laying in dirt
Nov 19, 2022 - 10:07 AM
Bell 407 operators are advised to torque check tail boom attachment hardware following a June in-flight separation accident.
Map depicting 2020 Canberra area Orroral Valley brushfire in Australia
Nov 17, 2022 - 8:15 AM
Australian coroner's court is investigating a 2020 Orroral Valley bushfire, which was started by army helicopter’s search light.
Norsk Luftambulanse air ambulance in flight with crew member standing in open door
Nov 15, 2022 - 3:46 PM
According to Norway’s Accident Investigation Board, ice-clogged inlet barrier filters likely caused the dual flameout on an Airbus H145 helicopter.
view from front of wing on business jet looking towards engine and tail
Nov 15, 2022 - 11:04 AM
Bladwin Safety & Compliance said the four million reports submitted through its SMS software underscores well round safety management programs in place.
Nov 14, 2022 - 12:59 PM
Jeppesen services are coming back online following a "cyber incident" that began on November 2.
Michael Graham, board member, National Transportation Safety Board
Nov 11, 2022 - 12:23 PM
The NTSB's Most Wanted List for aviation continues to advocate for establishment of safety management systems and flight data monitoring.
Pilot flying inverted at high altitude
Nov 11, 2022 - 10:54 AM
APS's safety summit to be held November 16 is themed "Transforming Low Experience in High Aviation Safety."