Ben SandilandsMay 19, 201712 Comments
The lucky country may just fly under the radar of politically driven terrorism hysterics once more
Ben SandilandsMay 12, 20176 Comments
Would a universal cabin ban on your laptop or tablet on flights to the US change your decision to fly?
Ben SandilandsMar 20, 201785 Comments
A SAAB 340 similar to the REX plane did lose a propeller in similar circumstances 26 years ago
Ben SandilandsFeb 22, 20172 Comments
It's now likely that the re-done final investigative report into the Pel-Air crash in 2009 will be published before MH370 is found
Ben SandilandsFeb 22, 201711 Comments
Somewhere in the burned out debris there should be evidence of a cockpit voice recorder
Ben SandilandsJan 26, 20175 Comments
Details of the rogue pilot police operation reflect very poorly on air safety regulator CASA
Ben SandilandsJan 25, 20173 Comments
A lower court case in Queensland has heard gravely serious allegations made against a bush pilot following a major police operation
Ben SandilandsOct 15, 201610 Comments
Gradually, but at a civilised pace, urgency over the lethal potential of the Samsung device is creeping up on Australia's air safety regulator
Ben SandilandsOct 14, 201626 Comments
How the ATSB expunges the shame of its original and highly unprofessional inquiry into the Pel-Air ditching remains to be seen
Ben SandilandsAug 25, 201612 Comments
If Australia wants to retain its international safety level at top rating, the Government will need to act promptly to remedy issues in CASA
Ben SandilandsAug 13, 20164 Comments
A skills crisis waits in ambush for air travel, and importing skilled workers isn't going to be the answer it is in some places today
Ben SandilandsJul 29, 201612 Comments
The ATSB is there to make flying safer in Australia, not to bury or avoid matters that may embarrass the airlines and their regulator and air traffic services provider
Ben SandilandsMay 14, 20167 Comments
The ATSB says a 'serious incident' is one that could end in a crash, and Jetstar has just had another one
Ben SandilandsMay 6, 20169 Comments
These are desperate people, crushed by excessive regulatory and compliance costs that seem unique to Australia and devised by a bureaucracy that the industry argues keeps inventing news ways to drive them broke faster.
Ben SandilandsApr 18, 20163 Comments
Can the idiot factor cause a small drone to kill a few hundred airline passengers?
Ben SandilandsApr 2, 201613 Comments
However last week Smith, aviator, adventurer, businessman and philanthropist, had law firm Mark O’Brien, serve notice on Mark Skidmore, director of safety, CASA, of his intention
Ben SandilandsMar 10, 201612 Comments
It's a fair bet that almost no-one who flies on scheduled airlines in this country knows what 'general aviation' really is. But it is the critical foundation (although
Ben SandilandsFeb 7, 20162 Comments
A reader has sent us this link to a YouTube of the recovery late last year of the coc
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