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  • ​Air safety experts question MH370’s impact on data connectivity


    Aviation safety experts are dubious that the MH370 tragedy will spark urgent action to improve the data connectivity of airliners.


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  • AirAsia crash mirrors other recent weather-related accidents


    The operational conditions affecting the missing AirAsia Airbus A320 before it crashed into the Java Sea with no...


  • Storm ice suspected in Etihad A340 cruise incident


    Pilots of an Etihad Airways Airbus A340-600 diverted to Singapore after a sudden encounter with turbulent weather...


  • Stall training still constrained by limits of knowledge


    While investigations into the loss of Air France flight AF447 centred on the Airbus A330 crew's failure to exit a...


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  • AirAsia QZ8501 accident may reflect a trend

    News | 22 Jan 2015 09:41 | David Learmount

    ​Accidents to aircraft cruising through tropical or sub-tropical zones are repeating often enough now for the industry to have cause to refresh its pilots on the risks. There have been three other accidents in similar circumstances during the last ten years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AirAsia-QZ8501-accident-may-reflect-a-trend-408168/
  • ANALYSIS: Airline safety performance in 2014

    News | 08 Jan 2015 12:10 | David Learmount

    Despite public perception, 2014 has been an extraordinarily good year for aviation safety – but the shadow of MH370, MH17 and December's AirAsia disaster cast a long shadow over the positive figureshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Airline-safety-performance-in-2014-407718/
  • ICAO set to propose tracking at 15min intervals

    News | 07 Jan 2015 13:51 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​ICAO is set to propose implementation of short-term measures for routine aircraft tracking following recommendations for 15min position updates put forward by an IATA task force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ICAO-set-to-propose-tracking-at-15min-intervals-407677/
  • AirAsia crash mirrors other recent weather-related accidents

    News | 29 Dec 2014 14:44 | David Learmount

    The operational conditions affecting the missing AirAsia Airbus A320 before it crashed into the Java Sea with no emergency call appear to mirror the circumstances surrounding two other recent accidents. The Indonesia-led search of the sea between Sumatra and Borneo continues.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AirAsia-crash-mirrors-other-recent-weather-related-accidents-407493/
  • EASA sets out new guidelines for cruise relief pilots

    News | 05 Nov 2014 15:01 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Europe’s safety authority is proposing to revise requirements for cruise relief pilots, partly in response to the fatal loss of Air France flight AF447.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EASA-sets-out-new-guidelines-for-cruise-relief-pilots-405673/
  • MH370: ICAO to hear case for triggered data bursts

    News | 12 May 2014 15:14 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​French delegates will tell an ICAO conference on aircraft tracking that constant real-time downloading of flight data is too complex to implement in the near future.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MH370-ICAO-to-hear-case-for-triggered-data-bursts-399157/