Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

aircraft maintenance worker
Feb 1, 2023 - 8:51 AM
Integrating a CASS into a safety management system will streamline and simplify workflows, making an operation more efficient, Wyvern says.
Craig Erickson, Solairus Aviation safety program manager
Feb 1, 2023 - 7:10 AM
Craig Erickson, safety program manager for Solairus Aviation, explains how his company's safety philosophy helps Solairus be successful.
Yute accident Alaska
Feb 1, 2023 - 5:28 AM
The NTSB cited the pilot's decision to fly into near whiteout conditions and company procedures leading to that decision as cause for the 2020 Yute crash.
NTSB
Jan 30, 2023 - 11:24 AM
A newly released NTSB preliminary report offers few clues on why a Piper JetProp crashed on approach to the airport in Yoakum, Texas, on January 17.
Aircraft surrounded by investigators after safely stopped in Engineered Material Arresting System following runway overrun
Jan 27, 2023 - 10:00 AM
Runway excursions account for one-third of business aircraft accidents and, barring mechanical issues, are preventable.
Airvan passenger
Jan 26, 2023 - 11:45 AM
The FAA has extended the deadline for comment on its NPRM for mandatory safety management systems to April.
Jan 26, 2023 - 11:28 AM
The temperature was below freezing and snow was falling when a Phenom 300 crashed on takeoff from Utah's Provo Municipal Airport on January 2.
Ground crew member marshaling business jet on airport ramp
Jan 19, 2023 - 10:35 AM
NBAA is pushing for an extension on the March 13 deadline for an FAA proposal to require charters, air tour operators and manufacturers to adopt SMS.
Pilots reviewing checklist in flight deck
Jan 17, 2023 - 12:09 PM
While industry is embracing the release of the proposal expanding SMS to Part 135, air tours, and manufacture, it is weighing effects on small operators.
side view of business jet looking toward engine
Jan 16, 2023 - 11:42 AM
Marking the fourth anniversary of Emiliano Sala's death in an illegally chartered flight crash, the ACA will hold its second-annual Fly Legal Day.