Safety en Search for MH370 may be suspended <div class="node-body article-body">Senior ministers from Australia, Malaysia and China announced July 22 that the search for Malaysia Airlines MH370 will be suspended if no new credible evidence of the missing Boeing 777 is recovered once the remaining 10,000 sq km in the high priority search area is completed. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:07:00 +0000 218501 at Is this the worst-ever airline flight safety video? <div class="node-body blog-body">Air New Zealand has released its latest flight safety video. The Kiwi airline is famous for its fun videos and they are usually popular, but I have to say that I think they’ve produced a dud this time.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines IFE Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:40:00 +0000 218351 at EASA warns on airline-device lithium battery risk <div class="node-body article-body">European aviation regulator EASA has warned that operators could be exceeding lithium battery limits in their portable inflight entertainment systems, or by storing too many backup batteries for cockpit portable electronic devices (PEDs).</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IFE Daily News Safety Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:01:00 +0000 218261 at Debris found off Tanzania to be analyzed for MH370 link <div class="node-body article-body">A large piece of aircraft debris, found just off the coast of Tanzania, is to be analyzed as part of the Malaysia Airlines MH370, a Boeing 777, accident investigation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Safety Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:17:00 +0000 217741 at Egyptair MS804 investigators: ‘fire’ mentioned on cockpit voice recorder <div class="node-body article-body">Fire was mentioned on the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of the Egyptair Airbus A320 that crashed into the Mediterranean, but why or where the fire occurred is still not known, according to the latest statement from the Egyptian accident investigation organization.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Aircraft & Engines Safety Sun, 17 Jul 2016 20:20:00 +0000 217591 at Short-term FAA bill includes UAV detection, mitigation <div class="node-body article-body">The short-term congressional bill extending FAA funding to the end of September 2017 directs the agency to continue opening US airspace to unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs). </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety Technology ATW Plus Fri, 15 Jul 2016 18:00:00 +0000 217501 at Canadian investigators: 2014 CSeries fire caused by failed seal <div class="node-body article-body">A May 2014 Bombardier CSeries flight test aircraft fire, which grounded CSeries flight testing for more than three months, was caused by the failure of the seal on an engine oil feed tube, Canada’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has concluded.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Components Daily News Safety Thu, 07 Jul 2016 19:48:00 +0000 215971 at Swiss Avro RJ100 involved in UAV near-miss <div class="node-body article-body">Swiss investigators have released a preliminary report into a “serious incident” on June 19, involving a near-miss between an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, and a Swiss Avro RJ100 on approach to London City Airport. The Avro RJ100, registered HB-IYT, was operating a scheduled service between Zurich and London City with 87 passengers on board.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety Technology Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:51:00 +0000 215901 at TSA Gun Catches at US Airports: June 2016 <div class="node-body data_table-body">276 firearms were discovered at 93 US airports in June 2016, up 21.6% year-over-year.</div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="" /><a href=" Gun catches at US airports JUNE 2016 CSV version.csv" type="text/csv; length=5619">TSA Gun catches at US airports JUNE 2016 CSV version.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Off </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="" /> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airports Government Affairs Security Safety Airports & Routes ATW Plus Tue, 05 Jul 2016 17:59:00 +0000 215561 at Final report: TransAsia ATR 72-600 crash ‘could have been prevented’ <div class="node-body article-body">Taiwan’s Aviation Safety Council (ASC) has concluded the TransAsia Airways ATR 72-600 crash on Feb. 4, 2015 was caused by the crew shutting down the wrong Pratt & Whitney PW127 engine after a technical fault.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Safety Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:00:00 +0000 215061 at <p>Emergency workers clear debris on Feb. 5, 2015, a day after the TransAsia Airways ATR 72-600 crash in Taipei, Taiwan.</p> Getty Images/ChinaFotoPress