Foreign Aviation Safety

Russia’s Aviation Safety Review appears to be inadequate

Hydra head meeting likely to diffuse responsibility TASS report does not mention the specifics to be rectified Russia commercial airliner big goal, needs certification help Perhaps it is the different form of government, but the high level…

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Rep. Garamendi Outsource MX disclosure will add not one Iota to Aviation Safety

U.S. Lawmaker to Introduce Bill on Aircraft Maintenance Disclosure Another in a long list of efforts to stop Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Prior Efforts have not shown that independent MROs are unsafe When and what would…



Should Pilot Training be flagged as a Major Aviation Safety Priority?

Airlines keeping safety training ‘to an absolute minimum’ Whittingham, UKFSC and Dr. Petitt aver that pilot training inadequate Conclusion based on one quantitative study and episodic observations NTSB and FAA have had concerns–automation? Did SMS…




Russian Aircraft Registration should be the registry of last resort !!!

Russia Wants Western-built Aircraft on RA-Registry Aeroflot and other Russian Aircraft are registered overseas Deputy Minister claims “capability” for airworthiness Foreign Registry to protect airworthiness, assure recovery in default and stability Imagine a meeting between…