Top News on Safe Flight

  • IN FOCUS: Global demand grows for helicopters able to access remote oil and gas fields


    Four years after the US Republican party's rallying cry of "drill, baby, drill" failed to produce a presidential win, the insatiable need underlying the chant - the world's growing addiction to oil - is producing a win for the rotorcraft industry: a demand for more and better utility helicopters to provide economic and safe access to increasingly remote drilling locations.


  • Other News for Safe Flight

  • ​C-130 crash crew had no terrain warning


    Terrain-warning settings on a Norwegian air force C-130J were not adequate to detect the presence of Sweden’s...


  • EasyJet plans live trial of ash-detection technology


    EasyJet, with Airbus and Nicarnica Aviation, is preparing for the final airborne test of a volcanic ash detection...


  • NBAA: Safe Flight notches up STCs for AutoPower automatic throttle system on Gulfstream and Hawker types


    Safe Flight has notched up two more supplemental type certifications for its AutoPower automatic throttle system,...


  • News Listings for Safe Flight

  • AUVSI: Safe Flight sensors promise UAV safety boost

    News | 12 May 2014 12:25 | Caitlin Lee

    ​US-based Safe Flight Instrument (booth 2346) is showcasing two technologies to boost the performance and safety of unmanned air vehicles (UAVs).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Safe-Flight-sensors-promise-UAV-safety-boost-399116/
  • Boeing obtains licence to supply spares to Iran

    News | 07 Apr 2014 14:18 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Boeing has secured approval to supply aircraft parts to Iranian companies under the terms of an international agreement negotiated last year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-obtains-licence-to-supply-spares-to-Iran-397912/
  • Ethiopian selects Rockwell Collins avionics for 777s

    News | 26 Nov 2013 16:08 | Kristin Majcher

    ​Ethiopian Airlines has selected Rockwell Collins to provide a suite of avionics platforms for its Boeing 777 fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ethiopian-selects-Rockwell-Collins-avionics-for-777s-393528/
  • ​C-130 crash crew had no terrain warning

    News | 28 Oct 2013 17:31 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Terrain-warning settings on a Norwegian air force C-130J were not adequate to detect the presence of Sweden’s Kebnekaise mountain before a crash in March 2012.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/C-130-crash-crew-had-no-terrain-warning-392245/
  • Heavy vehicle alert as 747 crash inquiry continues

    News | 21 May 2013 08:56 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <p>US flight-safety regulators have issued an advisory bulletin warning cargo carriers of the importance of correctly restraining heavy vehicle loads.</p><p>It...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Heavy-vehicle-alert-as-747-crash-inquiry-continues-386135/
  • EasyJet plans live trial of ash-detection technology

    News | 07 May 2013 15:55 | David Learmount

    EasyJet, with Airbus and Nicarnica Aviation, is preparing for the final airborne test of a volcanic ash detection system called AVOID. The UK budget...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EasyJet-plans-live-trial-of-ash-detection-technology-385568/