Category Archives: Safety

US accident bureau eyeing safety data access

The head of the US National Transportation Safety Board has laid out a new advocacy role for the agency, focused on spotting safety hazards before … More ››

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Sound & Vision

Sound and laser technology is increasingly being used to reduce the risk of bird strikes, reports Ellen Borza Every year, 5,000 bird strikes—also called Bird … More ››

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FAA planning better mental health measures

A US advisory panel is calling for enhanced measures to spot and treat mentally ill airline pilots in an attempt to prevent last year’s suicide … More ››

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NATS trials new general aviation safety beacon

NATS has successfully installed and demonstrated a new safety beacon on a crane in Newham, London in partnership with Carillion and Select Cranes. The beacon … More ››

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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 £285 million is unable to launch commercial services until concerns over … 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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