Category Archives: Safety

Honeywell. Airbus team on ROPS SmartPath for Lufthansa group

Lufthansa Group, Honeywell Aerospace and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work jointly on the development of a runway safety solution combining … More ››

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ICAO develops guidance on controller fatigue

New guidance to prevent air traffic controllers from falling asleep on the job have been prepared by UN aviation agency ICAO. A data-driven methodology already … More ››

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Airbus, Honeywell team on rebel runway safety venture: WSJ

Airbus is understood to be collaborating with Honeywell to combine its ROPS runway safety regime with the US manufacturer’s SmartLanding system, according to a report in the Wall Street … More ››

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Swift Take

With modified versions of Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-based cockpit communications solution, SB-Safety (SB-S) already being successfully trialled by Hawaiian Airlines and FedEx, the solution could soon receive an important … More ››

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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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