News 2017-12-30T12:19:15+00:00

Incident: ANZ B789 at Auckland on Apr 21st 2018, cabin did not pressurize properly. Source: The Aviation Herald.

An ANZ Air New Zealand Boeing 787-900, registration ZK-NZL performing flight NZ-99 from Auckland (New Zealand) to Tokyo Narita (Japan) with 256 people on board, was climbing out of Auckland when the crew stopped the climb at FL200 due to problems with the cabin pressure. The aircraft entered a hold at FL200 for about one hour, descended to FL150 for [...]

By | April 21st, 2018|

Collision Eurocopter EC120 B, VH-WII, Hardy Reef, Whitsundays, Queensland, on 21 March 2018. Source ATSB.

The ATSB (Australian Transport Safety Bureau) has realeased the preliminary report on investigation number AO-2018-026. On 21 March 2018, at about 1500 Eastern Standard Time, the pilot and four passengers of a Eurocopter (Airbus Helicopters) EC120 B helicopter, registered VH-WII and operated by Whitsunday Air Services Pty Ltd, departed Hamilton Island Airport, Queensland, on a charter flight. The flight included [...]

By | April 19th, 2018|

Bird Strike Forces Southwest Jet to Make Emergency Landing. No Robotic Falconry in place. April 18th 2018. Source: US News.

A bird strike forced a Southwest Airlines jet to make an emergency landing in Nashville, Tennessee. The airline said in a statement that the pilot of Flight 577 from Nashville to Phoenix declared an emergency after the bird strike and safely landed the plane at Nashville International Airport. No injuries were reported. Southwest said the aircraft has been taken out [...]

By | April 18th, 2018|

Sponsoring Torre del Mar Airshow in Malaga, Spain.

We are happy to announce that we will be partnering with this Airshow, which will gather aound 300.000 people at the Malaga coast in Spain July 27th-29th. Featuring: A-400M, F-16, F-18, Patrulla Aguila, Bücker, Yak-52, Pioneer Team, Patrulla REVA, Patrulla Plus Ultra, Patrulla Aspa, , Helicóptero CNP y GOES, Coucteau Delta, Canadair CL-215, Aerosparx, Aeroclub Malaga. Click here to know [...]

By | April 13th, 2018|

Emphasising on Safety Recommendations.

Incidents and accidents happening in the aviation industry require investigations in order to find the root cause and, when necessary, issue safety recommendations as stated in International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Annex 13 [1]. There are accidents that make world headline news such as the Concorde crash in 2000 [2] or the uncontained engine failure happening on the Qantas A380 [...]

By | March 19th, 2018|

CRM in accident prevention. Source: F. J. Mendi (2012).

CRM Training is a powerful tool, powerful enough to break the links in the chain of events for individual accidents; managing the error correctly, detecting it in advance, diminishing its incidence and mitigating its consequences. All the foregoing before the accident happens. CRM was born in 1979, at he ‘Resource Management in the Flight Deck’ conference promoted by NASA. The [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|