Since 2012 Flight Safety Foundation has engaged in an effort which could dramatically enhance aviation safety around the world— the Global Safety Information Project (GSIP). GSIP will leverage data at an even higher level and should extend the preventative actions from which the US and Europe are already benefiting.
Resolutions are not as impactful as convictions of the responsible parties. The criminal condemnation would be a lasting legal memorial to the lives lost on MH-17, particularly if that punishment deters future reckless fire.
Many Part 135 operators are not required to have an FAA approved Safety Management System (SMS) in place, UNLESS you intend to fly to the EASA countries.
“Endangerment finding” concludes that pollution produced by airplanes endangers human health by contributing to climate change, something EVERY aviation professional should be aware.
Thank you Mr. Pasztor, for informing your readers about the values and benefits of the SMS, collaborative safety regime. Dick Witkin would be proud!
In light of all the predicates in support of US assistance to foreign CAAs, why hasn’t DoT, FAA and USTDA initiated programs to meet these aviation needs?
What will Brexit do to US aviation? Observations on 4 major categories of possible impact: Commercial Aviation, Business Aviation, Aerospace and Europe.
The need is there, but deserves considerable discussion. The suggestion that the FAA should receive this assignment should be challenged.