NTSB Chair-Hot Air Balloon Pilots-Med Certs Not FAA Burden/ Not Major Expense for Professional Pilots NTSB Chair: FAA not taking correct actions on balloons Honorable Robert L. Sumwalt, Chairman “As tragic as the July…Read More
BFA brings standards to Hot Air Ballooning FAA acknowledges its value Unlike much of aviation safety, the FAA and the hot air balloon have been in a reactive mode, especially since the tragic 2016…
Agencies are hesitant over who leads the Air France A-380 engine explosion probe. The coordination among the Canadian, Danish, French and US investigators will be carefully watched.
planes have had it; cars add it; experts suggest that car regulations may be needed The National Transportation Safety Board investigates accidents and incidents in all modes of transportation. It has no authority to regulate;…
AOPA annually issues a safety record of General Aviation. In this age which relies heavily on numbers to reduce risks, this is an incredibly valuable resource.
NTSB Member Weener has written an insightful explanation of how an investigation team is constituted and how it conducts its examination of GA accidents.
Reports on the CVR and ADSE-X equipment are valuable reminders that technology and data systems are not replacements for human awareness.
Christine Negroni, aviation accident expert, is interviewed about the investigation process of an airplane accident.