Foreign Aviation Safety

A better approach to aiding our Caribbean neighbors’ aviation system?

IASI calls out Organization of Eastern Caribbean States as deficient Restoring status from Category 2 back to Category 1 is difficult Perhaps an SMS non-judgmental, cooperative and collaborative approach is best The FAA has determined…

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Director of Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority Receives Worldwide CEO Award

Director of Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority  Receives Worldwide CEO Award Authority gets Corporate Award BCAA has become semi-autonomous Director leads team to privatization and customer-centric It is impressive when the Business Worldwide Magazine selects the…


US’ Bad Withdrawal from Safe Skies for Africa

Worries as Trump cancels aviation safety initiative for Nigeria, others Africa has great growth potential and significant safety deficiency Safe Skies for Africa was successful American effort to help Trump Administration cancels – program wasteful…




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…