Category Archives: Safety

Transport safety watchdog urges Part 23 caution

US transport safety regulator NTSB is urging more caution over the Federal Aviation Administration’s proposed rewrite of small aircraft certification rule, reports AIN. The FAA … More ››

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FAA tests FBI drone detection system at JFK

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its government partners are expanding research on ways to detect “rogue” drones around airports. The aviation agency … More ››

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Wind shear worries stall St Helena launch

A brand new airport on the remote island of St Helena costing more than £200 million (US$290 million) is unable to launch commercial services until … More ››

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FAA launches evaluation of drone detection

The United States Federal Aviation Administration is stepping up efforts to detect drones that fly too close airports – regarded as one of the biggest … More ››

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EASA creates drone collision task force

The European Aviation Safety Agency is establishing a new task force to assess the risk of collision between drones and aircraft. The task force will: … More ››

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South Korea to build eLoran system

South Korea will award a contract this month to secure technology required to build an eLoran system as an alternative to GPS, reports the Australian … More ››

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BA jet in drone collision scare

A British Airways A320 aircraft may have been hit by a drone Sunday as it approached London’s Heathrow airport, highlighting growing concern about the potential … More ››

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November outage due to solar flare: LFV

An investigation by Swedish air navigation service provider LFV following the radar disruption that hit air traffic on 4 November points to a solar flare … More ››

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Conflict zones task force issues report

The European High Level Task Force on Conflict Zones has handed over its final report to the European Commission. In the aftermath of the tragic … More ››

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WATM: NATS taps Thales safety net system

World ATM Congress, 2016 NATS, the UK’s main air navigation service provider, has accepted the Thales Safety Nets Server for use in Prestwick Centre Upper … More ››

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