March 2011

FAA Launches General Aviation Safety Program

March 28, 2011

FAA safety teams will visit close to 100 GA events beginning April 2, beginning with the annual Sun ‘n Fun gathering in Lakeland, FL., in an effort to engage pilots in safety and awareness programs and discussions with the goal of bringing fatal accident rates for general aviation down another 10 per cent in the […]

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TSB Cites Several Causes In Cougar Helicopters Flight 491 Crash In Newfoundland

March 6, 2011

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its final report on the March 2009 helicopter crash in which 17 people were killed.  The report states a “complex web” of factors combined to cause the tragedy.  The Sikorsky S-92A was transporting workers to the Hibernia and Sea Rose offshore oil rig when the aircraft went […]

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