Harrison Ford’s accident will likely serve as a platform for those who want to close or limit airport operations. Aviation professionals should be prepared to respond.Read More
Are Boeing’s safety programs deficient? Or is the FAA not supporting their new compliance philosophy? It would be interesting to know where along this continuum the facts lie.
Each blue dot in the map represents an airport runway, and should remind each aviation safety professional of the geographic scope and importance of what we do.
Lufthansa plans to help you adjust to jet lag by using chronobiology, the science of studying the effects of day and night-time biorhythms on humans, and equipping its A350-900 with lighting designed to fit with the day and night-time biorhythms of their passengers.
ASTM President Katharine Morgan with her Trump Administration insight and ASTM-FAA relationship should be a catalyst for thought within and without the FAA.
Peggy Gilligan’s legacy in moving the FAA from a reactive to a proactive safety culture organization is extraordinary. She overcame many hurdles and leaves the FAA a better place.
It will be interesting to see whether this libertarian panacea can be practically implemented. The biggest barrier may be the political opposition of airport executives, carriers, bankers, lawyers and consultants who have prospered under the old regime.
A fault in the battery can cause a fire. Even if a fire starts elsewhere, a lithium battery makes for formidable fuel. When a fire spreads from cell to cell within a lithium-ion battery, it can burn at 1,100 degrees Fahrenheit.
The Santa Monica Airport has been one of the most difficult airport policy battles for almost 40 years. What the proposed agreement really means and whether the Trump Administration intends to let it stand will not only be a landmark airport decision, but it may influence FAA policy direction for years.
In 1996, the FAA was called the tombstone agency. After FAA’s proactive safety initiatives, 2012 was the safest year in aviation history and every year since.