This report was compiled in the interest of the promotion of aviation safety and the reduction of the risk of aviation accidents or incidents and not to establish legal liability. Aircraft Registration: ZS-JOA Date of Accident: 13 November 2010 Time of Accident: 1007Z Type of Aircraft Piper-PA-31P-350 Chieftain Type of Operation: Test
As times get increasingly tougher I find increasing evidence of aircraft insurance companies looking for any excuse not to pay. There are good insurance brokers – and underwriters – and er… some not so good ones. This is a story of good insurers not paying – and how things went downhill from there.
I’ve been trying to figure out how the five personality traits recognised by psychologists affect the safety and harmony of a flight. Here they are again. Conscientiousness Agreeableness Neuroticism Openness to experience Extraversion You have three main lines of defense against them: Brief them properly. Treat them like talking cargo. Never trust the buggers.
As we find ourselves commencing another Gregorian Calendar-defined trip around the sun on Space Ship Earth, a review of expectations for this orbit may be in order. In our over-optimistic, typically human assumption of being able to control, regulate and measure everything around us, the Gregorian Calendar evolved from the
A radio buff was busted for posing as an air traffic controller in Germany. The 32-year-old, whose identity wasn’t released in line with German privacy laws, was arrested Thursday night in the capital’s eastern Koepenick district. Police said he made contact with air traffic and gave fake flight orders. One
African recovery and return to economic growth following the Covid-19 pandemic presented a significant opportunity to the general aviation sector across the continent, but particularly in South Africa, SA Flyer editor Guy Leitch pointed out when he was addressing the Commercial Aviation Association of Southern Africa’s virtual 2020 symposium. “South African general aviation is