Waking Up to the Issues of Pilot Fatigue: Part One

NYCAviation explores significant changes in 2014 in how the FAA and airlines address -- and conquer -- the problem of pilot fatigue.
by John Steffen
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COMMENTARY: NTSB Briefing on Asiana 214

The San Francisco crash of Asiana 214 during perfect VMC conditions (but with the ILS out of service) has prompted many questions. The answers have prompted many more questions about why the Boeing 777 was allowed to crash at all.
by Eric Auxier
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FAA to Allow Use of Personal Electronic Devices Below 10,000 Feet

A working committee from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday officially recommended allowing the use of personal electronic devices onboard aircraft below 10,000 feet. Some airlines are already racing to allow ...
by Stephen Weisbrot
 

 

 
Mr. Stephen Lord, Director of Homeland Security and Justice Issues

Government Accountability Office Releases TSA Oversight Review

On Wednesday morning, The House held a hearing on the challenges the TSA faces in the wake of a Government Accountability Office released the day before. The 38 page report detailing how the TSA could strengthen oversight of al...
by Jason Rabinowitz
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The NTSB Utilizes Social Media During Asiana 214 Investigation

Most government agencies work in mysterious ways, often times closed off from the public until their work is done and a final report is issued. The National Transportation Safety Board, however, has taken a different approach o...
by Jason Rabinowitz
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