In a mockery to safety of fare paying passengers, couple of aircrew were found drunk while reporting for duty on new year eve. This included one first officer and three non-flying crew, employed by three of the private commercial airline companies in India .
After surveillance of airlines’ financial status, DGCA has surmised that poor financial outcome may affect the safety culture of the affected airlines .
Use of Night Vision Goggle (NVG) amongst helicopter aircrew is becoming a matter of concern . On one hand, the pain in the neck is reportedly 29% amongst Australian helicopter aircrew , while it peaks to more than 90% Canadian Forces helicopter pilots with more than 150 hours of NVG flight . Other likely causes …
Despite the wide scale acceptance and use of flight simulators, some doubts may continue being raised about their limitations in the transfer of learning, especially whenever there is an aircraft accident.