Canada’s pilot fatigue rules are changing… maybe

The following is my own opinion and may not represent the opinion of my employer.

On February 12, 2009, at around 10:20 PM a Dash 8 Q400 operated by the regional airline Colgan Air for Continental Airlines crashed near Clarance Center, New York killing all 49 passengers and crew, plus one person on the ground. The investigation that followed identified many causes, but there was one area that made a big impact on US aviation laws – fatigue. Continue reading Canada’s pilot fatigue rules are changing… maybe

NTSB report on Gulfstream IV overrun

The National Transportation Safety Board of the United States recently released the accident report for a Gulfstream IV that overran during a rejected takeoff at Laurence G. Hanscom Field (BED), Bedford, Massachusetts. This was a highly publicized accident because one of the passengers was Lewis Katz. Continue reading NTSB report on Gulfstream IV overrun