Monthly Archives: July 2015

NTSB: Southwest Airlines captain in 2013 accident should have done ‘go-around’ rather than attempt LaGuardia landing.

NTSB: Southwest Airlines captain in 2013 accident should have done ‘go-around’ rather than attempt LaGuardia landing. The captain of a Southwest Airlines flight that landed hard and badly at New York LaGuardia Airport two years ago should have aborted the landing and made another attempt, the National Transportation Board said Thursday. The NTSB said it […]

FedEx airplane pops wheelie while unloading

FedEx airplane pops wheelie while unloading.  FedEx said while unloading the plane, too much weight ended up in the back and not enough in the front, causing the plane to tilt backward on its wheels. There is a video that caught the action from the ground. In the background, witnesses could be heard worrying that […]

European Agency Proposes Tougher Medical & Psychological Oversight

European Agency Proposes Tougher Medical & Psychological Oversight of Pilots. PARIS – Europe’s top air safety regulator on Friday called for a series of measures aimed at strengthening the medical and psychological oversight of the region’s commercial airline pilots, including random drug and alcohol testing of flight crews. The report with the recommendations, which has […]

Indonesia’s Mount Raung spews ash into one of the world’s most crowded flight paths

Indonesia’s Mount Raung spews ash into one of the world’s most crowded flight paths Drifting ash from a volcanic eruption in Indonesia shut down airports on the country’s resort islands of Bali and Lombok, causing chaos for travelers. Drifting ash from a volcanic eruption shut down airports on two of Indonesia’s most famous resort islands […]

Human Performance & Limitations Instructor Course for Oman The Oman Royal Flight has sent a number of their instructors to the UK to attend a private HP&L Instructor course with ITS. The HPLI core course builds on delegates’ existing instructional experience to provide them with the specific skills required to deliver HP&L training in the […]

Deadly Osprey crash spurred safety changes

The V-22 Osprey that crashed into the Arabian Sea last year was doomed on take-off because it was accidentally started in maintenance mode, Marine Corps investigators concluded. Despite a routine hover initially over ship deck, the errant mission system selection and a design flaw in the tiltrotor aircraft, since corrected, deprived the engines of enough […]

C130 Crash Indonesia

    A C-130 Hercules aircraft had 12 military personnel on board, an Indonesian military spokesman says Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN)Smoke rose among scorched buildings in the Indonesian city of Medan on Tuesday after a military transport plane crashed near a residential neighborhood, killing at least 43 people. The C-130 Hercules aircraft went down with 12 […]

Training Needs Analysis – Maldives

Following the merger of Maldivian Air Taxi and Trans Maldivian Airways, ITS is delighted to continue their 7-year relationship with the company. Returning once again to Male, ITS have completed a Training Needs Analysis of the CRM/Human Factors requirements for the new company, Trans Maldivian Airlines. During the visit ITS assisted in the selection process […]