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Pilot inattention one of safety issues being studied by NTSB

Board is considering five new aviation Safety Alerts
March 11, 2013

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will meet tomorrow to consider five Safety Alerts aimed at reducing the number of general aviation accidents. A Safety Alert is a brief information sheet that pinpoints a particular safety issue and offers practical remedies to address the hazard.


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Airline industry fights FAA increase in flight hours to qualify as a pilot

February 6, 2013

Blunted by strong industry opposition, the Federal Aviation Administration is pushing uphill to implement a broad aviation safety law enacted by Congress after the last fatal U.S. airline crash nearly four years ago, according to a report by The Department of Transportation’s Inspector General.


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More in-flight PED use could be allowed

But you’ll still have to put your seat in an upright position…
January 31, 2013

Airline passengers could get to use their cell phones and other portable electronic devices (PEDs) more while in flight, depending upon the results of a task force study on the issue. Government and industry experts including representatives from the mobile technology and aviation manufacturing industries, pilot and flight attendant groups, and airlines, held their first meeting last week to study PED use.


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OSHA to regulate aircraft cabins as workplaces?

January 29, 2013

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) submitted comments on Jan. 22 raising questions about a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed-policy to allow the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) oversight of aircraft cabin workplace safety issues. The FAA proposal raises the specter of additional oversight and regulation of business aircraft operations, according to an NBAA press statement.


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Flight attendants can now turn to OSHA with safety concerns

December 4, 2012

Although Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety regulations will still take precedence, a new FAA proposal for addressing flight attendant workplace safety will allow OSHA to enforce certain occupational safety and health standards currently not covered by FAA oversight.


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Weekly news round-up

November 24, 2012

Here are the week's top news stories as featured on www.ISHN.com:


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How airline passengers can make their trips safer

FAA has tips on holiday (air) travel
November 21, 2012

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is encouraging travelers to take an active role in aviation safety when they fly this holiday season. Travelers can make their flight even safer by taking a few minutes to follow these guidelines:


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Aviation industry, FAA and NTSB form accident-prevention partnership

November 14, 2012

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), airlines and aviation labor unions have announced a partnership with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to share summarized safety information that could help prevent accidents.
 


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ISHN exclusive interview at NSC with Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger III (Part 2)

October 31, 2012

Monday morning October 22 at the National Safety Congress in Orlando, we had the opportunity for an exclusive one-on-one, sit-down  interview with Chesley Sullenberger III. Captain “Sully” successfully ditched US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River with no loss of life after its initial climb out of New York City on January 15, 2009, was disabled due to striking a flock of Canada geese.


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ISHN exclusive interview at NSC with Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger III (Part 1)

American companies are “over-managed and under-led”
October 30, 2012

Monday morning October 22 at the National Safety Congress in Orlando, we had the opportunity for an exclusive one-on-one, sit-down  interview with Chesley Sullenberger III. Captain “Sully” successfully ditched US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River with no loss of life after its initial climb out of New York City on January 15, 2009, was disabled due to striking a flock of Canada geese.


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