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November 25, 2022, 4:39 AM

Removal of EU Laws Creates Uncertainty for UK's Aviation Sector

Hundreds of European Union aviation-related laws could be scrapped under "sunsetting" provisions in the UK's post-Brexit Retained EU Law Bill.

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Screenshot showing NDX ramp tracking functionality
Dec 5, 2022 - 12:42 PM
Software maker NDX will introduce its online program focusing on FBO and airport ramp safety issues on January 1.
Landing gear on business jet
Dec 2, 2022 - 10:15 AM
Prime Jet has access to more information on safety and maintenance issues by integrating its CASS with Wyvern's QSMS program.
Bill Dolny, Chief Executive Officer, MedAire
Dec 1, 2022 - 9:13 AM
While business jet operators must be aware of Covid constraints, they also have a renewed sense of security and understanding that regions have changed.
Adobe Stock
Dec 1, 2022 - 8:43 AM
Investigators and research have pointed to numerous reasons for lack of compliance with checklist use, but such an approach proves fatal.
View from airplane during Misty Fjords Float Plane Tour in Ketchikan, Alaska
Nov 30, 2022 - 10:59 AM
The NTSB says voluntary safety measures by Ketchikan air tour operators are 'ineffective' and calls on FAA for SFAR governance.
Brazilian Military Police Helicopter in hangar
Nov 28, 2022 - 3:49 PM
Aviation Specialties Unlimited was awarded a contract to supply night vision equipment to military and government customers in Brazil.
A British Airways Airbus A319 aircraft.
Nov 25, 2022 - 4:39 AM
Hundreds of European Union aviation-related laws could be scrapped under "sunsetting" provisions in the UK's post-Brexit Retained EU Law Bill.
Nov 23, 2022 - 8:30 AM
An incorrect barometric setting on an RNAV (GPS) approach could have fatal consequences without any overt warnings to the crew.
Book: Fly the Friggin' Airplane! by Patrick Gordon
Nov 21, 2022 - 5:48 PM
Pilot and raconteur Patrick Gordon reminisces about his early flying adventures and the lessons he has learned.
Detached Tail boom from Bell 407 helicopter accident laying in dirt
Nov 19, 2022 - 10:07 AM
Bell 407 operators are advised to torque check tail boom attachment hardware following a June in-flight separation accident.