Columbia Helicopters crash in Peru

On January 7, 2013 seven people lost their lives when a heavy lift Boeing Vertol BV-234 helicopter crashed in Peru. This aircraft, which gained fame as the military Chinook, has been a workhorse for i ... Read more

American Airlines May Face Largest Fine Ever From FAA Over Safety Violations

Several cases against AMR Corp’s American Airlines could lead to as much as $162.4 million in fines against the airline by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for violating safety regulati ... Read more

Official Report: Fatigued Air Canada Pilot Thought Planet Was an Airplane

An official report has been released by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) detailing the events surrounding a January 2011 midair incident, in which a fatigued Air Canada pilot forced his ... Read more

Robinson Helicopters Allowed to Fly Despite Fire Risk

Australian authorities will continue to allow Robinson R44 helicopters to fly despite issuing a safety warning to fix a potentially deadly fire risk found in the chopper’s fuel tank according to ... Read more

FAA Proposes $1.1 Million Fine Against Aviation Technical Services

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants Aviation Technical Services to pay a $1.1 million fine for improper repairs to 44 Boeing 737 aircraft in the Southwest Airlines fleet. According to an a ... Read more

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