Category Archives: Safety

Lack of oversight will be lethal: AEI

Aircraft Engineers International is warning the European Aviation Safety Agency that the travelling public is being put at risk. “Our concern derives from the inconsistent, … More ››

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China must boost airspace capacity: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on China to continue strengthening safety and to optimize its airspace capacity further to reduce flight delays. … More ››

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Moog strikes exclusive licensing QinetiQ deal

Moog and QinetiQ have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement for QinetiQ’s Tarsier airport runway foreign object debris (FOD) detection system. The exclusive agreement will … More ››

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A Future Without Fear?

Does pilotless flight and a high degree of automation in a future air traffic system offer the travelling public the prospect of greater safety, asks … More ››

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NextGen aircraft cockpit avionics vulnerable to cyber attack from passenger inflight entertainment

A United States watchdog is warning that NextGen avionics could render the cockpit vulnerable to cyber attack. A new report by the nation’s Government Accountability … More ››

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IATA launches ISSA safety assessment

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched the IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA) for airlines not eligible for the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). … More ››

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Brussels retracts report on Baltic incidents

European news service Euractiv.com is reporting that the European Commission has retracted a press release detailing a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) study on incidents … More ››

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Eve of Destruction

Aviation psychologist Professor Robert Bor discusses Germanwings flight 4U 9525 and pilot suicide A popular but dated image of pilots probably derives from war movies … More ››

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ICAO launches conflict zones risk tool

The United Nations International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has launched a new website issuing warnings about risks to aircraft in conflict zones, which aims to … More ››

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Brussels outlines EU security measures

The European Commission has today released a fact sheet detailing EU security measures in civil airliners. What are the current rules on the minimum crew … More ››

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