U.S. Safety Agency Targets Pilot Fatigue with Technology, Stricter Work Rules

Article 0 Comments U.S. accident investigators probing a San Francisco incident last year in which a jetliner was mere feet from landing on top of at least one other plane are poised to recommend new automated safety warnings and better pilot-fatigue protections. An Air Canada flight mistakenly tried to touch […]

Probe Says FAA Allowed Unsafe Charter Planes to Fly

Article 0 Comments Government aviation inspectors allowed unsafe aircraft to operate in U.S. commercial flight operations, a whistleblower investigation has concluded. The Federal Aviation Administration’s own review confirmed the allegations, according to the Office of Special Counsel, the agency charged with investigating complaints from whistleblowers. “Safety inspectors at the Federal […]

U.S., Europe Order Emergency Checks on 700 Engines Like One in Southwest Accident

Article 0 Comments U.S. and European airline regulators on Friday ordered emergency inspections within 20 days of nearly 700 aircraft engines similar to the one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines engine blowout last week, citing risks of a similar mishap. The directives by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and […]