Could Further Regulation of General Aviation Reduce Accidents?

March 7th, 2014 | Aviation accident

The chances of being involved in an accident are significant when flying in a small, privately owned aircraft. The chances of such an incident are drastically increased in rugged, mountainous locations like Alaska. The large number of General Aviation Accidents occurring in the state recently has citizens asking questions that could carry over to the… Read More

Dependence on Automated Controls Compromising Air Safety

February 28th, 2014 | Aviation articles

One of today’s greatest threats to the safety of airplane passengers is pilot error. The Federal Aviation Administration reports that in 60 percent of airplane accidents, a pilot’s mistake was to blame. More specifically, air crews made mistakes in the use of inflight automation systems. Numerous federal organizations have long stated that pilots and their… Read More

FAA Establishes New Rules To Prevent Accidents While Improving Pilot Training

November 8th, 2013 | Aviation accident

November 8, 2013 Each year, a large number of aircraft crashes that occur in the United States are attributed to errors made by pilots or flight crews. The Aviation Accident Lawyers with Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy explain the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is hoping to reduce the number of crashes in the future by… Read More

Asiana Airlines Flight 214 Crash Highlights Aviation Safety Improvements

July 19th, 2013 | Aviation accident

July 19, 2013 In the wake of the recent Asiana Airlines Flight 214 Crash, experts in the filed of aviation have been able to examine how safety technologies implemented in the industry have worked. Their findings have been able to show officials where there is room for improvement in aviation safety. An article published by the… Read More

Senate Hearing Held On Aviation Safety Initiatives

April 19th, 2013 | Aviation articles

April 19, 2013 Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held an aviation safety hearing. During the proceedings, officials from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) give testimony regarding the status of certain safety initiatives being undertaken to prevent Commercial Aviation Accidents. The two hot topics at Tuesday’s hearing seemed to… Read More