Saudi Arabia To Host Its First Aviation Trade Show

Saudi Arabia To Host Its First Aviation Trade Show

Starting next year, Saudi Arabia will join the international airshow circuit with the debut of the Saudi Airshow, to be held from March 12 through 14.  The exhibition—a mix of business, general, and commercial aviation—will take place at Riyadh’s Thumamah...
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New ATR Market Forecast Predicts 3,000 Deliveries over 20 Years

New ATR Market Forecast Predicts 3,000 Deliveries over 20 Years

ATR expects an 80 percent increase in the size of the 30- to 90-seat turboprop fleet over the next 20 years, meaning the industry will require 3,020 aircraft to cover replacement and growth needs. ATR predicts that figure will rise...
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TSB Recommends Expanding Flight Recorder Requirement

TSB Recommends Expanding Flight Recorder Requirement

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) says the requirement for flight data recorders (FDRs) should be extended to all Canadian commercial and private business aircraft operators. The existing regulations base requirements for FDRs primarily on the nu...
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Canada Restricts Possession of Hand-Held Lasers

Canada Restricts Possession of Hand-Held Lasers

Transport Canada on Thursday implemented new restrictions on battery-powered, hand-held lasers in an effort to reduce the number of laser strikes on aircraft. Also, Transport Canada is designating laser attacks on aircraft as offenses subject to immediate fine...
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Safety Performance Indicators

Safety Performance Indicators

Safety performance indicators (SPIs) are essential to evaluating the success of an aviation organization’s safety management efforts, according to a speaker at Flight Safety Foundation’s 63rd annual Business Aviation Safety Summit (BASS), held in May in Ch...
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