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To prevent airprox events BFU Germany recommends all gliders to allways use a transponder
18 March 2017

To prevent airprox events BFU Germany recommends all gliders to allways use a transponder

18 March 2017

The German aircraft accident investigation board, BFU, made two safety recommendations to the German government to prevent collisions and airprox events.

Pilot union: Five German airports not safe enough

31 August 2013

The German airline pilot’s union Vereinigung Cockpit published a list of German airport that have “serious safety defects”, according to the organisation.

Report: flutter caused tailplane failure and crash of Grob SPn prototype

10 May 2010

The fatal accident involving a prototype of the Grob SPn business jet in November 2006 was caused by tailplane flutter, according to the German BFU investigation report. The airplane suffered a taiplane separation and crashed during a demonstration flight at the factory airfield of the manufacturer, Mindelheim-Mattsies Airport. Chief test pilot Gerard Guillaumaud was killed […]

BFU: Final report on A320 crosswind landing mishap

4 March 2010

The German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation (BFU) released the final report 5X003-0/08 of their investigation into a serious incident involving an Airbus A320 at Hamburg Airport in March 2008.  The left wing of the A320 had made contact with the ground during an attempted cross-wind landing. Because of the weather associated with hurricane […]

BFU: evidence of barrell roll in Citation crash

2 March 2010

The German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation (BFU) reported that CVR data showed evidence that shortly before the fatal accident involving a Citation jet, an aerobatics manoeuvre (barrel roll) was initiated. The Cessna Citation Bravo, registered OK-ACH, crashed in a forest during a ferry flight from Prague (PRG/LKPR), Czech Republic to Karlstad Airport (KSD/ESOK), […]