Wasted runway contributed to overrun

Wasted runway contributed to overrun

The case of a Cessna 207 that overran an outback runway by one metre reinforces one of aviation’s oldest proverbs: nothing is more useless than runway behind you. The aircraft on a scenic flight was involved in a runway excursion...
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Boeing 747 loaded for future flight

Boeing 747 loaded for future flight

The 50th anniversary of the original ‘Jumbo Jet’ – Boeing 747 is an opportunity to reflect on the continuous improvement in air transport safety since 1969. It seems likely that Boeing 747s will keep flying for many years to come,...
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FlySafe 2019 forum set to improve aviation safety

FlySafe 2019 forum set to improve aviation safety

Airservices Australia, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) will together discuss and explore a range of aviation safety issues with the aim of enhancing aviation safety during a full day forum at the...
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Helmet saved pilot’s head

Helmet saved pilot’s head

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is using his fortunate example to remind pilots carrying out aerial agricultural work of the importance of wearing a correctly fitting helmet to reduce the risk of a serious head injury after a Dromader...
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Aviation Complications Likely Spurred Move to Reopen U.S. Government

Aviation Complications Likely Spurred Move to Reopen U.S. Government

Let’s say the aviation industry hadn’t been affected by the government shutdown. Would President Trump have moved to reopen the government this week? Probably not. But aviation is important, and no one wanted to see more delays and cancellations. On...
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New Radar will Prevent Mid-Air Collisions

New Radar will Prevent Mid-Air Collisions

A new detect-and-avoid radar to improve air traffic safety was tested successfully. HENSOLDT, a sensor solutions provider, has successfully concluded flight tests with its collision avoidance radar system for UAVs. In test flights lasting several hours, the ra...
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Unions Wary Of System Collapse

Unions Wary Of System Collapse

Some of the largest unions whose members are directly affected by the government shutdown are warning that aviation safety is being compromised and they’re not sure when it might collapse. In a joint statement, the National Air Traffic Controllers Associatio...
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FLIGHTS DISRUPTED AFTER DRONE REPORTS

FLIGHTS DISRUPTED AFTER DRONE REPORTS

on Jan. 22, prompting a ground stop at nearby Newark Liberty International Airport. The disruption, weeks after reported drone sightings led to chaos at a British airport, highlighted the lack of established procedures to respond to a real or perceived...
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New EASA Rule Provisions Directed At Maintenance Organizations

New EASA Rule Provisions Directed At Maintenance Organizations

Maintenance organizations with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval take heed: A new revision could necessitate changes to your approved repair station manual procedures. Regulation (EU) 2018/1142 amends the rule governing continuing airworthiness o...
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New Technologies Aim to Enhance Airport Security Speed Up Lines

New Technologies Aim to Enhance Airport Security Speed Up Lines

The evolution of airport security makes it difficult to know what to expect at TSA checkpoints these days, but companies around the world have made it their mission to design and implement new technology that will help to increase the...
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