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22 June 2017

EASA publishes safety information on wake vortex

22 June 2017

EASA published a Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) to remind pilots and air traffic controllers about the risks associated with wake turbulence encounters at high altitude and about the applicable precautionary measures.

Canadian committee recommends mandatory use of SMS for all commercial operators

22 June 2017

The Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of the Canadian Parliament issued a report with 17 recommendations to enhance aviation safety in Canada.

Airbus launches new fixed and deployable flight recorders

22 June 2017

Airbus announced that it is to implement new fixed and deployable flight recorders on it’s passenger aircraft.

Report: Poorly planned flyby caused loss of control and crash of Beech 200 at Akureyri, Iceland

21 June 2017

According to a report released by the Icelandic TSB, a poorly planned flyby of a racetrack caused the loss of control and crash of a Beech 200 at Akureyri, Iceland.

Portugal starts study on near miss incidents involving drones

20 June 2017

The Portuguese Office for the Prevention and Investigation of Aircraft Accidents and Rail Accidents (GPIAAF) announced that they will initiate a study relating to the operation of drones in the country’s airspace. Reason for the study is the amount of near miss incidents between drones and aircraft in the country. The study will addres the following […]

China fines Emirates for safety related incidents

16 June 2017

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) issued a 29,000 Yuan (ca 4250 USD/3800 Euros) fine to Emirates for two safety related incidents.

Accident: Beechcraft 200 Super King Air, gear-up landing, Bamako, Mali

14 June 2017

A Beechcraft 200 Super King Air suffered a gear-up landing at Bamako Airport, Mali, after returning from a cloud-seeding mission.

EASA publishes Annual Safety Review of 2016

14 June 2017

EASA published their ‘Annual Safety Review 2017’, covering the year 2016.

Report: Erratic airspeed indications, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, near Darwin, Australia

14 June 2017

The ATSB published the results of their investigation into a serious incident in which a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner suffered erratic airspeed indications in icing conditions near Darwin, Australia.

Final report: Smoke in cockpit of Cessna 525B CitationJet CJ3, near Paris, France (July 2013)

12 June 2017

BEA France published their final report on a serious incident involving smoke in the cockpit of a Cessna 525B CitationJet CJ3 near Paris, France in July 2013.