There was a time when being first into the market with the latest jet from Boeing or Airbus was a winning formula for progressive airlines. Over the past few years, however, being a prime mover has become a risky and highly costly business as repeated operational glitches plague some of the newest models.
Every professional pilot has been taught about Crew Resource Management, but the most important crew member has been left out of the conversation – the relationship between pilot and airplane automation.
THE DITCHING OF AUSTRALIAN AVIATION GOVERNANCE PART 2 When was the last time you did something that, in hindsight, you…
Airport Safety Week has kicked off for 2019, with airports in Australia and New Zealand participating in activities to promote a safe working environment.
This feature story about the Airbus A220 written by John Walton first appeared in the June 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.
This story from the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation looks at how Qantas is training its engineers on more than the nuts and bolts.
Saratov Airlines Antonov AN-148-100 that crashed in February 2018 suffered from ice in the pitot tubes and the crew’s erroneous actions, investigators said.
This story from Owen Zupp on the Australian Air Force Cadets first appeared in the May 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.
This story from the June 2015 edition of Australian Aviation looks at the Australian Air Force Cadets investment in new gliders and facilities.
Toll Helicopters will use eye tracking technology in its AW-139 full flight simulator as part of a trial with Australian technology company Seeing Machines.
Pinstripe Solutions founder Kirsty Ferguson reflects on the role of women in aviation both in the past and in the future on International Women’s Day.
As a result of continuing investigations into last week’s crash of Lion Air flight 610, the US Federal Aviation Administration has issued an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) to operators of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft calling on them to address procedures in the event of pilots receiving erroneous angle of attack sensor information.
This Australian Aviation podcast talks with Shannon Samarasekera and Stephen Limkin from Outback Aviators about the Outback Air Race.
With the global pilot shortage regularly making headlines, having pilots able to urgently provide short-term services makes sense at face value. But the increase in on-demand aircrew service providers and agencies looks set to be tested by aviation regulators.
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This story by Owen Zupp from the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation looks at the role and purpose of the flight simulator in pilot training.
Chief commissioner Greg Hood says the ATSB is entering its third decade well placed to meet the challenges from the changing face of transport.
On this edition of the Australian Aviation podcast, Captain Geoff Hay talks about his new book Ladies and Gentlemen this is your Surgeon speaking.
Pilots are uncomfortable withdrawing from flying duties due to fatigue because of the perception that it leaves a negative impression with management, a report says.
This edition of the Australian Aviation podcast heads to Toll Air Ambulance’s Sydney operations base to talk with experienced helicopter pilot Tim Frankel.