Tag: civil aviation

  • AF447 – Rio to Paris Air France Crash

       The reason this blogger is not responding to the new book on AF447 released last week is that the BEA (+ EASA now?) still has to determine what instruments were in fact available to the 3 pilots in the cockpit after the autopilot disconnect at cruising altitude, and to perform as well an in-depth analysis […]

  • European Union to adopt new rules for preventing and investigating aviation accidents

    On October 30, 2009, news came that the European Commission would issue rules for the prevention and investigation of aviation accidents and incidents in member countries. The rule-making powers of the EU Commission will be expanded from its present focus on aircraft certification to include the power to set new rules governing aviation accidents and incidents across the EU, and to administer the new rules. So […]