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2014-08-20 16:21:04

GATINEAU, QC, 20 Aug. 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada's (TSB) 2013-2014 Annual Report was tabled today in Parliament. It highlights the important work the TSB does to advance safety on our waterways, along our pipelines or railways, or in our skies from coast to coast to coast. TSB investigators and staff have been busy responding to accidents wherever they may occur in Canada. In the past year, we started investigations into 49 accidents, including a...

2014-08-19 16:21:22

OTTAWA, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Union of Canadian Transportation Employees applauds the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) on the thoroughness of its final report on the July 6, 2013 rail disaster at Lac-Mégantic, Quebec. In its report, TSB made significant recommendations with regards to the improvement of rail safety and safety management systems. TSB identified the need for Transport Canada resources to be dedicated to continuous inspections and audits of safety management...

2014-08-19 16:20:28

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On December 30, 2013 the FAA suddenly, and without warning, terminated its proven program for educating potential new air traffic controllers. Military veterans, students and graduates from the 36 FAA-authorized Air Traffic - Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI) colleges and universities were wiped from the FAA's list of eligible applicants. In the FAA's words, "the list was purged." Despite very high demand for controllers the...

2014-08-13 08:21:21

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of the first anniversary of the fatal crash of United Parcel Service Flight 1354, UPS pilots are calling for an end to the carve-out of all-cargo airline operators from FAR Part 117, the new pilot rest and operating rules enacted by Congress. On August 14th, 2013, at 4:47 AM CDT, UPS Flight 1354 crashed on approach to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, killing Captain Cerea Beal, Jr. and First Officer...

2014-08-09 20:20:15

DORVAL, QC, Aug. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to the site of an accident involving an aircraft at La Minerve, Quebec. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine...

2014-08-05 23:03:57

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the European flight management systems market. It also provides an insight into the regional trends to analyze the market share. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-flight-management-systems-8672138564.html. (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The European commercial aviation flight management systems (FMS) market was estimated at $498 million in 2013 and it is expected to reach $560 million by 2018. Europe is expected to be the fastest-growing...

2014-08-05 23:02:44

The North American commercial aviation flight management systems market is segmented on the basis of aircraft types and geography. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-flight-management-systems-5545315829.html (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The North America commercial aviation flight management systems market under commercial aviation was estimated at $931.50 million in 2013, and is expected to reach $1008.6 million by 2018. North America is expected to be the fastest...

2014-08-04 12:20:49

DALLAS, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to market research report "Cockpit Voice (Black Box), Towed Pinger Locator, Distress Radio Beacons, Flight Data Recorder Market by Application( Commercial, Military, UAV's) by Geography( North America, Latin America, The Middle East, APAC, and Europe)- Forecast and Analysis to 2014 - 2020" by MarketsandMarkets, The cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder market is expected to be at $136.74 Million in 2014 and is...

2014-07-25 08:20:29

In a recent interview by Bloomberg, attorney Jonathan C. Reiter of the Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC, discussed the FAA's decision to expand its ban on flights in conflict zones. NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York based aviation accident lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter offered his legal perspective on the FAA's decision to expand a ban on flights in conflict zones during a recent interview with Bloomberg. The decision was made by the agency after a projectile from Gaza...

2014-07-23 12:22:56

THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday 22 July 2014 at 22:00 in Kiev, Ukraine, the flight data and cockpit voice recorders (the 'black boxes') from the Malaysian Airlines flight 17 were taken into custody by the Dutch ambassador and a team of investigators led by the Dutch Safety Board. The Dutch Safety Board requested that the Air Accident Investigation Branch of the United Kingdom (AAIB) perform the data download from both the recorders. The...


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