News

EASA Publishes Safety Promotion Program for 2017

February 5, 2017 Mila Frohn

The European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) approach to safety promotion was fully revamped in 2015. For every year since the agency has reviewed and improved its strategic plan. With the release of the Rulemaking and Safety

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State Series

State Series: Maine

December 12, 2016 Mila Frohn

Since the creation of the first airport in 1909 by Wilbur Wright, cities in the United States have come together to create one of the most expansive airport systems in the world. Over the next few months,

General Aviation

EASA Introduces a Roadmap to Simplify General Aviation

September 11, 2016 Mila Frohn

Declaring you’re a training organization as an individual or a flight club; no long processes of approval, extensive oversight, and complicated requirements; simply give an overview of your activities. According to EASA’s GA Roadmap, this

Airports

Is Europe Ready For a Uniform “TSA PreCheck” Program?

September 5, 2016 Mila Frohn

Last week the United States’ Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that it has made TSA PreCheck available for Lufthansa passengers. The program allows US citizens and permanent residents to travel through airport security faster, with

Opinions

“Uncontained Engine Failure:” The Aftermath

September 2, 2016 Mila Frohn

The pictures revealed from Southwest flight 3472 were shocking and went around the internet within a few hours’ time. Speculations rolled in along with them, varying from “the engine has blown up,” to “it must

Airlines

EASA Voices Opinion On New Medical Requirements

August 21, 2016 Mila Frohn

After releasing its advice on the minimum cockpit occupation earlier this month, EASA has voiced its opinion on an updated proposal for the Part-MED. The three main topics focus on pilots’ psychiatric evaluation during class