regulators want airlines and manufacturers to invest in tech to reduce near misses

regulators want airlines and manufacturers to invest in tech to reduce near misses

The issue of pilots inadvertently landing on taxiways, wrong runways or even the wrong airports has been a concern in recent years. The NTSB is also preparing several recommendations to the FAA seeking more research on the issue and better...
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New Portable Wire Testing Solution Aims to Extend Aircraft Life

New Portable Wire Testing Solution Aims to Extend Aircraft Life

Astronics Test Systems is introducing a new wire fault testing solution aimed at extending the life of aging aircraft. The company’s ATS-6100 WFT is a portable, handheld tablet that can be used to detect both existing and potential wire faults....
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FAA Warns Against Transposing Runway Numbers

FAA Warns Against Transposing Runway Numbers

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), citing a 2017 event at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), is cautioning flight crews and operators about risks associated with transposing runway numbers during data entry. The air carrier’s data was sh...
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