The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined that the captain of Colgan Air Flight 3407 inappropriately responded to the activation of the stick shaker, which led to an aerodynamic stall from which the airplane did not recover. The Safety Board’s probable cause determination ...

Relief efforts in Haiti have been supported by the Pentagon and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), providing both intelligence assets and the infrastructure required to safely operate supply-laden cargo aircraft into Port-au-Prince International Airport and around the small and poor ...

The Indian Government has received a detailed report on the Sept. 2, 2009 fatal helicopter crash in the south Indian state Andhra Pradesh that killed Y.S.R. Reddy, 60, chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, and four others, Reddy’s principal secretary and chief security officer as well as the two ...

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in cooperation with the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and the MITRE Corp., held the premier International Runway Safety Summit December 1-3, 2009 in Washington, DC. More than 500 aviation professionals from 17 countries attended the ...

U.S. President Barack Obama has outlined a series of new steps designed to prevent aviation terror attacks. The new measures did not immediately yield any firings or resignations among his top intelligence and homeland security aides. "I am less interested in passing out blame than I am in ...

Despite privacy issues surrounding airport full body security scanners, more travelers appear willing to subject themselves to the devices in the wake of the Christmas Day terrorist incident involving Northwest Airlines. Six major U.S. airports are already using full body scanners at specific ...