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2014-06-13 23:05:57

CarpenterDev announces the results of a survey it conducted during the first half of 2014 to identify the need within the General Aviation (GA) pilot and owner community for feature additions desired for popular handhelds and aviation apps that will improve flight safety and convenience. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 CarpenterDev, LLC announced today the results of its six-month long survey of airplane pilots and owners in the GA community seeking to better understand which features...

2014-06-10 12:21:20

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today commended the United States House of Representatives for passing the DeFazio/Westmoreland Amendment that ensures U.S. airlines and aviation crewmembers are afforded a level playing field for transatlantic flying. The bipartisan amendment attached to the 2015 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act (H.R. 4745), introduced by Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and...

2014-06-05 12:20:54

OTTAWA, June 5 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Changes in transportation oversight have inspectors concerned about the safety of the travelling public. Christine Collins, National President of the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE), told parliament you can't do away with direct inspections without putting people at risk. UCTE is the national union that represents most inspectors at Transport Canada and the Transportation Safety Board. Of the 1350 Inspectors at Transport Canada we...

2014-06-03 12:21:26

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Commercial Aircraft Modernisation, Upgrade & Retrofit Market 2013-2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/aerospace/commercial_aircraft_modernisation_upgrade_retrofit_market.html Report DetailsThe world commercial aircraft modernisation, Upgrade & Retrofit market is in a healthy state and projected to expand as airlines take on new orders. At the moment the market is...

2014-05-30 12:20:59

OTTAWA, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Urging industry and regulators to take action on a number of outstanding safety recommendations, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its annual reassessment of responses to Board recommendations. The reassessments show that progress has been slow especially in Aviation where only 61% of the Board's recommendations have been implemented. Again this year, the aviation sector has seen limited movement on recommendations. While...

2014-05-28 12:22:00

MELBOURNE, Fla., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida Institute of Technology is pioneering new partnerships aimed at enhancing its role as an international leader for flight training. The university's flight training organization, FIT Aviation, has earned authorization from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to become the first Approved Training Organization (ATO) to achieve compliance under new European standards. "This gives us the authority to provide flight...

2014-05-28 12:21:56

EVERETT, Wash., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration today approved additional extended operations (ETOPS) for the Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner. The move will allow 787s to be operated up to 330 minutes from a landing field and signals continued confidence in the airplane's technical capabilities. Dreamliners have been allowed to operate up to 180 minutes away from a landing field since they were introduced into service in 2011. Granting of the...

2014-05-26 12:25:07

OTTAWA, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced an important change that will benefit travellers flying with Canadian air operators, as well as the aviation industry. Passengers will soon be able to use portable electronic devices such as cameras, electronic games, tablets and computers during all phases of flight. This includes while an aircraft takes off, climbs, descends and lands, provided the device is in non-transmitting, or...

2014-05-20 12:22:48

GENEVA and BERLIN, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) of enhanced functionality for the S-92® helicopter. The announcement was made at both the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibit (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, and at the ILA Berlin exhibition in Germany. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)....

2014-05-15 12:21:47

WINNIPEG, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will be available for questions on the release of its investigation report (A12C0154) regarding the accident involving a Cessna 208B operated by Gogal Air Services Ltd. which crashed in Snow Lake, Manitoba on 18 November 2012. When: 15 May 2014, 2:00 pm Central Time Where: TSB Regional Office 335-550 Century Street Winnipeg, Manitoba Who: Mr. Peter Hildebrand, Manager, Central Region Air...


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