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  • Would two-crew cockpit rule prevent another Germanwings tragedy?


    Among the many repercussions of the shocking revelation that Germanwings flight 9525 was deliberately crashed by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz while alone at the controls, the most immediate has been a move to require that there be two crew members in a cockpit at all times.


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  • Regulators ponder proposed EASA UAV changes


    ​EASA’s recent proposed ruling that it takes regulatory responsibility for smaller unmanned air vehicles has left...


  • EASA proposes new safety oversight management


    ​Following broad consultation with national aviation authorities, the European Aviation Safety Agency has published...


  • EASA proposes proportionate risk scale for UAV operations


    ​A proposed EASA unmanned air vehicle regulatory update has suggested that the operation of UAVs in civil airspace be...


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  • Regulators ponder proposed EASA UAV changes

    News | 24 Apr 2015 16:21 | Beth Stevenson

    ​EASA’s recent proposed ruling that it takes regulatory responsibility for smaller unmanned air vehicles has left national aviation agencies questioning what category of small UAVs it will be left to regulate.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Regulators-ponder-proposed-EASA-UAV-changes-411594/
  • Would two-crew cockpit rule prevent another Germanwings tragedy?

    News | 27 Mar 2015 15:34 | Dan Thisdell

    Among the many repercussions of the shocking revelation that Germanwings flight 9525 was deliberately crashed by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz while alone at the controls, the most immediate has been a move to require that there be two crew members in a cockpit at all times.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Would-two-crew-cockpit-rule-prevent-another-Germanwings-tragedy-410643/
  • EASA proposes new safety oversight management

    News | 17 Mar 2015 17:25 | David Learmount

    ​Following broad consultation with national aviation authorities, the European Aviation Safety Agency has published proposals for a more flexible and responsive way of managing safety oversight in Europe.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EASA-proposes-new-safety-oversight-management-410252/
  • EASA proposes proportionate risk scale for UAV operations

    News | 13 Mar 2015 15:42 | Beth Stevenson

    ​A proposed EASA unmanned air vehicle regulatory update has suggested that the operation of UAVs in civil airspace be proportionate to the risk each poses, so as to stimulate the market while ensuring safe integration with manned aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EASA-proposes-proportionate-risk-scale-for-UAV-operations-410145/
  • ANALYSIS: Modernising global airline pilot training

    News | 12 Jan 2015 14:18 | David Learmount

    ​Airlines and the world’s aviation authorities have been warned that if they miss the opportunity to modernise pilot training now, when International Pilot Training Consortium (IPTC) and the International Civil Aviation Organisation have finished preparing the ground for change, they may be stuck with 1950s-based training regulations for the foreseeable future.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Modernising-global-airline-pilot-training-406719/
  • A350 training wins industry approval

    News | 27 Nov 2014 13:10 | David Learmount

    ​As Airbus A350 launch customer Qatar Airways prepares to put its aircraft into service next month, Toulouse, France-based Airbus Training sees its revolutionary “learning by discovery” pilot and engineer type-rating training system being put to the test for the first time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A350-training-wins-industry-approval-406533/