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An engine oil fire caused a turbine disc to explode and propel large chunks of metal through the A380’s wing.
by Mark Lacagnina
Canadian and U.S. airline pilots reassess risks of scheduled and emergency operations involving small isolated airports.
by Wayne Rosenkrans
Researchers are testing a system that can
reveal weather hazards along remote oceanic routes.
by Linda Werfelman
Authorities set terms for modifications of grounded North Sea Super Pumas and their return to service.
EU countries have a top aviation safety record, but improvements in the system still are needed.
by Mike A. Ambrose
Regional airline pilot selection prioritizes professionalism backed by validated technical knowledge and skills.
I have been asked a lot lately, “What’s next in aviation safety?” Considering that civil air transport accidents are at their lowest level since 1945, even with the recent accidents…
by Capt. Kevin L. Hiatt | President and CEO
The flight and cabin crew managed the event as a competent team in accordance with standard operating procedures and practices.
by Frank Jackman | Editor-in-Chief
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by Flight Safety Foundation
ELT Inspections | Peer Review | Final Rule | and more …
Nearly half of all fatal accidents involving large jet and turboprop airplanes occurred during the approach, landing and go-around phases of flight.
by Frank Jackman
Eurocontrol technical reports forecast stress
on the capacity of Europe’s air transport network.
Captain’s attention was focused on ‘salvaging the flight’
during an unstabilized approach.