Category Archives: Security

PROSPERO promotes intel swap benefits

A European data-sharing research project is demonstrating how collaboration between aviation stakeholders could radically anticipate and reduce risk in air travel. PROSPERO (Proactive Safety Performance … More ››

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Germanwings measures ineffective: IFALPA

Pilots around the world are urging aviation authorities to drop the ‘four-eye’ rule introduced in the wake of the Germanwings murder-suicide claiming it potentially poses … More ››

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Dangerous Skies

It shows a degree of poor sight from a civil aviation perspective, but disturbingly, the refusal on the part of Ukrainian authorities to heed concerns … More ››

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Buk surface-to-air missile caused MH17 crash


The Malaysia Airlines MH17 disaster on 17 July 2014 was caused by the detonation of a 9N314M-type warhead launched from the eastern part of Ukraine … More ››

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Regime Change

Air Traffic Management magazine quizzed David McMillan last year on the steps taken by the aviation industry to improve how it shares information so airlines … More ››

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Aircraft are highly vulnerable to cyber attack: Ky

Europe’s top aviation safety chief has warned that hackers could maliciously infiltrate an aircraft’s critical systems. Speaking to French aviation journalists on Thursday, Patrick Ky, … More ››

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SESAR chiefs fear deployment ‘show-stoppers’

Industry chiefs in charge of the deployment blueprint for European ATM modernisation are warning that a lack of input in some critical areas could prove … More ››

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Airspace violation hotspots face future policing

The number of serious airspace infringements at six of the highest-risk air traffic zones in the UK, should be cut by much as 50 per … More ››

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FAA mulls pilot mental health screening

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is working with the commercial aviation and medical communities to study the emotional and mental health of its commercial … More ››

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US to revisit LORAN as GPS back-up

Exelis, UrsaNav, the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), and the US Coast Guard have entered into a cooperative research and … More ››

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