The EC ruling is now European law also applies to the UK Civil Aviation Authority. The CAA Spokesperson usually impassive was 'off mic' very clearly angry at the development, but gave us a highly professional quote for use on air .
This is how we reported the news at the time and broke the news on BBC Radio:
Meanwhile in the USA, safety is big news and has its own FAA Safety Bulletin. Its published in print form and on the Internet link below:
The January/February 2016 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the FAA’s new Compliance Philosophy and what its foundational concepts mean to the general aviation community. Articles in this issue discuss how the agency and aviation community can identify a problem in the NAS, use the most effective tools to correct that problem, and monitor the situation to be sure it stays fixed into the future.
Feature articles include:
How do You do Safety? – Developing Sound Risk-Based Decision Making Practices in Aviation (p 10),
In Data We Trust: Does Flight Data Monitoring Hold the Key to Improving GA Safety? (p 18),
Compliance Philosophy with General Aviation – FAA’s Evolving Culture on Aviation Safety (p. 23)
The link to the online edition is: http://www.faa.gov/news/safety_briefing/. Also, be sure to follow us on Twitter - @FAASafetyBrief
FAA Safety Briefing is the safety policy voice for the non-commercial general aviation community. The magazine's objective is to improve safety by:
- making the community aware of FAA resources
- helping readers understand safety and regulatory issues, and
- encouraging continued training
Produced by the FAA Safety Briefing editors, http://www.faa.gov/news/safety_briefing/
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