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  • London helicopter crash report criticises construction regulations


    A helicopter pilot died because the AgustaWestland AW109E he was flying hit a crane on a building under construction beside the river Thames in London while it was partially obscured by cloud, according to the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch.


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  • NTSB says Part 135 accidents are up


    The US National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report on aviation accidents in 2013 shows accidents...


  • Industry presses on with pilot training mandate


    Faced with being wound-up following many years of work yielding few visible results, the International Pilot Training...


  • IATA backs safety performance over documentary compliance


    ​The future of commercial air transport safety regulation and oversight should be based on carrier operational...


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  • MPL students bust transfer myth

    News | 22 Oct 2014 10:55 | David Learmount

    A group of UK multi-crew pilot licence (MPL) trainees dropped by their sponsoring carrier because of restructuring were immediately taken on by another airline, busting the “myth” that an MPL is not transferable, according to CTC Aviation chief commercial officer Anthony Petteford.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MPL-students-bust-transfer-myth-405066/
  • NBAA: Flight Safety Foundation highlights bizav credentials

    News | 19 Oct 2014 15:58 | David Learmount

    ​In an effort to convince the business aviation community that its services are not just for airlines, the Flight Safety Foundation is highlighting the safety tools it offers to corporate and business jet operators.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Flight-Safety-Foundation-highlights-bizav-credentials-404907/
  • NTSB says Part 135 accidents are up

    News | 01 Oct 2014 12:04 | David Learmount

    The US National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report on aviation accidents in 2013 shows accidents involving operations under federal air regulations Part 131 have increased compared with the previous year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NTSB-says-Part-135-accidents-are-up-404301/
  • Industry presses on with pilot training mandate

    News | 30 Sep 2014 13:21 | David Learmount

    Faced with being wound-up following many years of work yielding few visible results, the International Pilot Training Consortium (IPTC) has had its mandate renewed for a further three years, subject to approval by its member organisations. This was agreed at the 23-25 September International Flight Crew Training Conference at the Royal Aeronautical Society’s (RAeS) headquarters in London.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Industry-presses-on-with-pilot-training-mandate-404256/
  • IATA backs safety performance over documentary compliance

    News | 17 Sep 2014 10:16 | David Learmount

    ​The future of commercial air transport safety regulation and oversight should be based on carrier operational performance, not on documentary compliance with regulatory minima, according to the International Air Transport Association’s regional director safety and operations for Europe, Giancarlo Buono.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-backs-safety-performance-over-documentary-compliance-403770/
  • ANALYSIS: Cockpits nearly all paperless but manufacturers still face dilemma

    News | 10 Sep 2014 10:58 | David Learmount

    ​The manufacturers intend cockpits to be paperless soon. Airbus, for example, says it intends its aircraft to be completely paperless - therefore totally EFB-dependent - within two years. But they all face a permanent dilemma about what interface they should choose. Boeing with its 787 and Airbus with the A380 and A350 have onboard information systems (OIS) that are fully integrated with the aircraft’s avionics, and the need for pilots to use tablet computers during the flight has been eliminated. Everything the pilots need for flight, including manuals and charts, is there.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Cockpits-nearly-all-paperless-but-manufacturers-still-face-dilemma-403065/