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

  • Quest clinches Garmin autopilot approval for Kodiak


    Quest Aircraft has secured approval from the US Federal Aviation Administration for the integration of the Garmin GFC...


  • OSHKOSH: Safe Flight unveils AoA


    ​Safe Flight has unveiled its answer to the challenge set by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to...


  • ​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...


  • News Listings for Safe Flight

  • Shifting cargo likely damaged National 747's systems: NTSB

    News | 03 Feb 2015 21:56 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​A military vehicle carried in a National Airlines Boeing 747 broke free from restraints, punctured the aft pressure bulkhead and damaged control systems moments before the aircraft crashed in Afghanistan in 2013, according to documents release 3 February by the US National Transportation Safety Board.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Shifting-cargo-likely-damaged-National-747s-systems-NTSB-408652/
  • FAA: Flutter resurfaces as 747-8 safety threat

    News | 16 Dec 2014 20:02 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​A proposed airworthiness directive from the US Federal Aviation Administration reveals flutter can develop on both passenger and freighter versions of the Boeing 747-8, and can occur regardless of how much fuel is in the aft fuel tank.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-Flutter-resurfaces-as-747-8-safety-threat-407173/
  • Trans States adopts Lufthansa Systems electronic charts

    News | 26 Nov 2014 16:06 | Edward Russell

    ​Trans States Holdings will provide its pilots with iRouteManual electronic charts from Lufthansa Systems.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Trans-States-adopts-Lufthansa-Systems-electronic-charts-406512/
  • Quest clinches Garmin autopilot approval for Kodiak

    News | 08 Sep 2014 17:47 | Kate Sarsfield

    Quest Aircraft has secured approval from the US Federal Aviation Administration for the integration of the Garmin GFC 700 automatic fight control system in the Kodiak single-engined turboprop.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Quest-clinches-Garmin-autopilot-approval-for-Kodiak-403441/
  • OSHKOSH: Safe Flight unveils AoA

    News | 27 Jul 2014 20:42 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Safe Flight has unveiled its answer to the challenge set by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to dramatically reduce low-altitude stalls in general aviation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-Safe-Flight-unveils-AoA-402049/
  • AUVSI: Safe Flight sensors promise UAV safety boost

    News | 12 May 2014 13:25 | 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/