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14
Jul

EASA updates Safety Information Bulletin on global navigation satellite system outages and alterations

EASA updates Safety Information Bulletin on global navigation satellite system outages and alterations The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has updated the Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) on ‘‘Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Outages and Alterations Leading to Communication / Navigation / Surveillance Degradation’’. The second revision of this SIB was published to warn operators about interference with navigation systems caused...
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08
Jul

CAA Decision to adopt AMC & GM for UK Reg (EU) – ORS9

CAA Decision to adopt AMC & GM for UK Reg (EU) – ORS9 ORS9 – CAA Decision No.38 Correction: CAA Decision to adopt AMC & GM for UK Reg (EU) No. 1321/2014 (UK Continuing Airworthiness) Regulation pursuant to Article 76 UK Reg (EU) 2018/1139 In support of Statutory Instrument (SI) 2023 No 588, The Aviation Safety (Amendment) Regulations 2023, laid...
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26
Jun

Brazil and Singapore Sign Technical Agreement for Airworthiness Certification

Brazil and Singapore Sign Technical Agreement for Airworthiness Certification Agreement Facilitates mutual recognition of aircraft design and manufacturing approvals he Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency (Anac) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) have signed a Technical Agreement for Airworthiness Certification (TA-AC) to enhance cooperation between the countries related to initial and continuing airworthiness, production issues, and technical assistance in the certification of aeronautical products. The TA-AC was signed...
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10
Jun

IATA’s 80th AGM

IATA’s 80th AGM Willie Walsh’s Report on the Air Transport Industry at the 80th IATA AGM Your excellencies, distinguished guests, colleagues and friends, This year… Airlines will connect nearly five billion people over 22,000 routes on 39 million flights. And we’ll deliver 62 million tonnes of cargo—making possible $8.3 trillion in trade. Airlines create enormous value by doing all this...
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03
Jun

FAA Continues to Hold Boeing Accountable for Implementing Safety and Production Quality Fixes

FAA Continues to Hold Boeing Accountable for Implementing Safety and Production Quality Fixes The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will continue to hold Boeing accountable after reviewing the company’s roadmap to fix its systemic safety and quality-control issues, Administrator Mike Whitaker said Thursday following a three-hour meeting with senior Boeing leaders at FAA headquarters. In February, Whitaker directed Boeing to develop...
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29
May

UK adopts SMS move

UK adopts SMS move ORS9 – CAA Decision No.38: CAA Decision to adopt AMC & GM for UK Reg (EU) No. 1321/2014 (UK Continuing Airworthiness) Regulation pursuant to Article 76 UK Reg (EU) 2018/1139 In support of Statutory Instrument (SI) 2023 No 588, The Aviation Safety (Amendment) Regulations 2023, laid before Parliament on 30 May 2023, this Decision amends Acceptable...
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28
May

Crisis in the making: Concern that the supply of qualified engineers will dry up

Crisis in the making: Concern that the supply of qualified engineers will dry up The International Federation of Airworthiness (IFA) is not alone in identifying an increasing problem in aviation. Engineers, technicians, mechanics support the continuing airworthiness of civil aircraft throughout the world. Their efforts, along with their colleagues, keep the industry safe. Keep flying safe for you and me....
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22
May

FAA Proposes Safety Requirements for Airbus A321XLR Amid External Fuel Fire Concerns

FAA Proposes Safety Requirements for Airbus A321XLR Amid External Fuel Fire Concerns The FAA is addressing concerns that passengers and crew members would not be able to safely evacuate an Airbus A321XLR. By Rytis Beresnevicius The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a notice of proposed special conditions addressing the integral rear center tank (RCT) of the A321XLR. According to the...
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20
May

MRO: Assessing African Airlines’ Maintenance Paradox

MRO: Assessing African Airlines’ Maintenance Paradox Potential Africa has the greatest potential for growth in the aviation industry of all regions. While the country’s commitment to supporting safe, secure and sustainable air transport across Africa remains unchanged, accelerating the advancement of aviation across the continent is imperative. MRO Africa convened in Addis Ababa by the Chief Executive Officer of African...
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20
May

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Federal Aviation Bill

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Federal Aviation Bill By Hewling Villamizar IFA Comments: The move to 25-hour cockpit voice recorders is good for aviation safety  The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a significant federal aviation bill to tackle aviation safety, improve passenger safety and airlines staff alike. The bill also includes airport and air travel infrastructure investments. The bill,...
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