November 2013 archive

EASA and the Cessna SIDs for the 100 and 200 series

A quote from an email from Dr. Michael Erb, Managing Director AOPA-Germany, Deputy Vice President IAOPA-Europe “Dear IAOPA-Europe Colleagues, An IAOPA-Europe delegation had a meeting with EASA-staff on November 8th, and I am happy to report that we appear to have full support from EASA, which will publish a Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) soon declaring …

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Air Safety Institute Accident Case Study: Delayed Reaction

Shortly before 10:00 A.M. on December 20, 2011, a pilot, his wife, two children, and a business colleague departed New Jersey’s Teterboro airport in a Socata TBM-700. They should have landed safely in Atlanta a few hours later—but instead their lives ended a few short minutes after takeoff, when the aircraft plummeted to the ground …

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