AeroSafety World

Cover Story, Helicopter Safety

‘Self-Induced Pressure’

The AS350 pilot was determined to complete the EMS mission despite ‘pretty thick’ fog.

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Safety Regulation, Unmanned Aircraft

‘Overly Conservative’

The FAA should change the way it evaluates risks involving drones, a scientific panel says.

Aviation Weather

Weather Concerns for General Aviation

The general aviation (GA) fatal accident rate in the United States is trending in the right direction, but there still is much room for improvement, and weather often is cited as a contributing factor in GA accidents.

Aviation Weather

Improving Weather Forecasts

Meteorologists are constantly trying to improve convective forecasts. In spring 2017, two new tools were added to the weather safety arsenal.

Safety Briefs

Safety News | June 2018

Disruptive Weather | Discussion Needed on 1,500-Hour Rule | and more …


Tracking Engine Troubles

A 5-year ATSB review finds almost all turboprop engine failures were ‘low risk.’

Safety Calendar

Aviation Safety Events | June 2018

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