Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

Wreckage from fatal 2013 crash of N471M secured on the deck of a ship
May 26, 2022 - 5:26 AM
Former FAA inspector Cislo testifies at Hansen Helicopter trial.
May 25, 2022 - 12:20 PM
Flight Safety Foundation members can receive a customizable daily accident digest email to become available later this year.
May 24, 2022 - 6:47 AM
Aviation Manuals is helping flight operations prepare for upcoming safety management system mandates.
May 22, 2022 - 5:06 AM
IBAC released its first update for IS-BAO in four years, added a RPAS program, and is building on its PS3 and support network programs.
May 21, 2022 - 3:21 PM
An EASA notice of proposed amendment aims to improve the ability to integrate the use of vibration health monitoring systems for helicopter rotors.
May 21, 2022 - 3:04 PM
The Flight Safety Foundation and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore will hold an annual meeting to raise aviation safety standards in Asia-Pacific.
May 21, 2022 - 2:50 PM
The fatal crash of a Challenger 601-3A on May 5, 2019, was the result of a loss of control due to a rapid climb and inversion caused by severe turbulence.
Submerged helicopter training device and trainees in the testing pool at Fleetwood Test House
May 19, 2022 - 12:14 PM
EASA has contracted with the CAAi for a new study on helicopter underwater egress which will be used to validate or amend EASA CS-27 and CS-29 standards.
Flight Safety Foundation president and CEO Dr. Hassan Shahidi and Bryan Burns with framed Business Aviation Meritorious Service Award
May 17, 2022 - 11:14 AM
Flight Safety Foundation presents Bryan Burns and Russ Lawton, safety leaders from ACSF, with the 2022 Business Aviation Meritorious Service Award.
May 16, 2022 - 12:45 PM
Gulfstream has issued maintenance and operations letters regarding ground spoiler checks as a result of a December 2021 fatal crash of a GIV-SP.