FAA Failure To Update Safety Standards Causing Helicopter Crashes

July 10th, 2014 | Aviation accident

Great strides are being taken in the United States to improve the safety record of the aviation industry, but it seems as though archaic regulations and a lack of effort to update these standards may be causing a portion of the aviation accidents that occur today. Take the case of the helicopter crash that occurred… Read More

Officials Look To Make Air Travel Safer By Strengthening Regulations On Pilots

July 12th, 2013 | Aviation accident

July 12, 2013 With the Boeing 777 Aviation Accident that recently occurred at the San Francisco International Airport being linked to possible inexperience by the pilot at the controls, officials with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are looking at how to improve air safety. One of the ways they are attempting to achieve this goal… Read More

NTSB Issues Warning Regarding Mechanical Failure As A Cause For Many Aviation Accidents

April 5th, 2013 | Aviation accident

April 5, 2013 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) estimates it investigates roughly 1,500 General Aviation Accidents each year. They add that large portions of these accidents are caused by mechanical failures that may have been prevented through better maintenance. For instance, on December 18, 2008, the pilot of a Beech 36 aircraft was approaching… Read More

NTSB Investigating Aviation Accidents Involving Hawker Beechcraft Airplanes

March 22nd, 2013 | Aviation articles

March 22, 2013 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating whether there is any connection between a string of Aviation Accidents involving several Hawker Beechcraft Premiere aircrafts in the past three weeks. According to Aviation International News, the first crash occurred on February 20, outside of Augusta, Georgia, and claimed five lives. Then, on March 4,… Read More

Bad Weather Responsible For New Mexico Airplane Crash That Killed Four

March 8th, 2013 | Aviation accident

March 8, 2013 A New Mexico Airplane Crash Sunday claimed the lives of all four passengers aboard the aircraft. The Houston Chronicle released an article saying the incident occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m. along the landing strip at a ski resort in the northern region of the state. Airport manager, Harvey Wright, explained winds were gusting up to… Read More