Safety en Air Canada A330 loses wheel on takeoff <div class="node-body article-body">Canada’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) is looking into an incident in which an Air Canada aircraft lost one of its undercarriage wheels prior to takeoff on a transatlantic flight April 16.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Safety Wed, 19 Apr 2017 19:31:00 +0000 245221 at EASA’s safety warning raises most important question on electronic carry-on bans <div class="node-body blog-body">EASA’s safety bulletin issued today warning of the hazards of loading lots of personal electronics in the cargo hold rather than let passengers carry them onboard as usual is really quite damning of the new US and UK security rules.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:21:00 +0000 243801 at EASA issues fire safety warning on personal electronics in cargo hold <div class="node-body article-body">In a bulletin that seems to directly question the wisdom of the new US and UK bans on large electronic devices in carry-on luggage, Europe’s aviation safety authority today warns that such devices are “dangerous goods” in the cargo hold.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Daily News Safety Wed, 05 Apr 2017 19:35:00 +0000 243771 at <p>Kuwaiti social media activist Thamer al-Dakheel Bourashed puts his laptop inside his suitcase at Kuwait International Airport in Kuwait City before boarding a flight to the United States on March 23.</p> YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images Russia requests 747 autopilot changes after Bishkek crash <div class="node-body article-body">Pilot error, controller oversight shortcomings and a potentially confusing or potentially dangerous autopilot mode are key takeaways from a preliminary report on the crash of an ACT Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter crash following an error prone instrument approach to the Manas International Airport in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on the morning of Jan. 16.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety ATW Plus Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:31:00 +0000 242661 at EU and South Asia launch civil aviation partnership <div class="node-body article-body">The European Union (EU) and eight South Asian states have started a four-year civil aviation cooperation, aimed at improving safety and strengthening technical ties.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Daily News Safety Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:26:00 +0000 242611 at Experts: DHS electronics ban could pose safety risks <div class="node-body article-body">Travelers from 10 Middle Eastern and African airports flying to the US under a new Homeland Security Department (DHS) electronics ban could see an increased risk from lithium battery-ignited fires in the cargo holds of their aircraft, according to two battery and aircraft safety experts.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Daily News Safety ATW Plus Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:41:00 +0000 242231 at Getty Images Australia’s Rex grounds six Saab 340s following propeller incident <div class="node-body article-body">Australian turboprop operator Regional Express Holdings (Rex) has grounded six of its Saab 340s for checks, in response to the loss of an aircraft’s propeller while inflight.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Engines Daily News Safety ATW Plus Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:21:00 +0000 242101 at <p>Rex Saab 340</p> Wikimedia Reports: Post-crash fire destroys South Supreme Airlines AN26 <div class="node-body article-body">An Antonov AN26 passenger aircraft, operated by South Sudanese carrier South Supreme Airlines, has reportedly crashed and been destroyed by fire with no fatalities.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety ATW Plus Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:15:00 +0000 242081 at Aviation Safety Network/Khaleej Times via Twitter Transport Canada adopts new rules for UAVs <div class="node-body article-body">Responding to a reported tripling of recreational unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) incidents since 2014, Transport Canada issued new operational rules March 16, effective immediately. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety Technology ATW Plus Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:36:00 +0000 241581 at <p>Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau announces new UAV measures at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.</p> Transport Canada Airline fatalities up in 2016, but 5-year safety trend improved <div class="node-body article-body">The number of fatalities caused by airline accidents totaled 268 people in 2016, nearly double those killed in 2015, but the industry’s five-year safety trend shows the rate of accidents is significantly improved.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 10 Mar 2017 21:55:00 +0000 241061 at