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ATSB finds trim setting led to Essendon crash

A misset rudder trim was behind the crash of a B200 King Air in Essendon in February 2017, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau has...

CASA will act to encourage VFR ADS-B

What’s not to like about ADS-B, except the cost? The automatic dependent surveillance - broadcast technology integrates satellite navigation information with transponder information so...

Researchers cut down hairy old myth

Let’s not beat about the bush: scientists have shown it is possible to resemble a character from the medieval soap opera Game of Thrones...

CASA online store September special

This month, the price of safety is not much more than two large cups of coffee. CASA’s online store is offering our Communication, Navigation, Surveillance,...
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Think tank develops thought control cockpit

The US military laboratory that gave the world the computer mouse, GPS, and computer networking, has developed a way for pilots to control aircraft...

Have your say in the direction of Flight Safety Australia

Since 2012, Flight Safety Australia has been delivered electronically via the magazine app for tablets, the flightsafetyaustralia.com website and on social media channels. While many...

Airworthiness

The hour cometh

A recent airworthiness directive from the US Federal Aviation Administration highlights the difficult issues surrounding the ageing general aviation aircraft fleet. Some things just seem...

Hot and confused

A tangle of misinformation about engine bay flammable fluid flexible hoses needs clearing up Dangerous ideas are not always outrageous. Sometimes they arise out of...

Rationalising airworthiness

Thomas P. Turner The pilot of a vintage Cessna 120 taildragger noticed over time that the aeroplane’s battery would not always hold a charge. It...

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