The FAA is sending a team to investigate an unusual airship crash, PLUS this Part 23 aircraft’s envelope leaked so much gas that it was limp on the ground.
Peter O. Knight Airport (TPK) is located in Tampa on Davis Islands near 3 other airports. The users of this airport argue that TPK should have a tower.
A recently released book by a well-known author might rekindle a controversy about ATC fatigue, but the debate was put to bed years ago.
The US Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) announced its “20 by 2020” campaign, a goal of reducing civil US fatal helicopter accident rate by 20% by 2020.
Recent initiatives have made significant attacks on risks. Expectations are that GA safety will attain similar benefits from this technique.
A bill instructing the FAA to direct that the airlines install secondary cockpit barriers has been introduced.
These recitations should show that instant speculation actually is a disservice to the process.
The rules may not make sense to the average aviator, but the risks and consequences of ignoring the regulations/interpretations are severe.