The IAC investigates Human Factors after tragic crash of Saratov Airlines Flight 703 on 11 February 2018

The IAC investigates Human Factors after tragic crash of Saratov Airlines Flight 703 on 11 February 2018

The Flight 703 Tragedy On 11th February 2018 Flight 703, Antonov-148 100B of Saratov Airlines, departed Moscow on a regular service to Orsk. The seven-year-old aircraft (shown above) departed Domodedovo Airport at 1421. Six minutes after departure the aircraft crashed near Argonovo village tragically killing all 71 people on board. The Russian Federation Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) immediately began an..

Smartphone use in-flight – data integrity?

Smartphone use in-flight – data integrity?

Earlier this year Navigatus ran a survey of the aviation community to find New Zealand’s most challenging aerodrome.  In an optional question, survey participants were asked if they had ever used a transmitting portable electronic device (T-PED) to receive and use information while in flight. The results were interesting. Under CAR Part 91.7, use of a portable electronic device..

Navigatus supports NZ Airports Association

Navigatus supports NZ Airports Association

NZ Airports is the industry association for New Zealand’s airports and related businesses. The not-for-profit organisation represents 31 airports spanning the country that enable the essential air transport links between each region of New Zealand and between New Zealand and the rest of the world. Navigatus has a close relationship with airports in New Zealand, having carried out many..

On the hunt for New Zealand’s most   challenging aerodrome, nearly 500 pilots weighed in.

On the hunt for New Zealand’s most challenging aerodrome, nearly 500 pilots weighed in.

As published in New Zealand Aviation News March 2017. New Zealand is a small country with incredible geographical diversity. On a good day, this means thrilling flying and spectacular views.  More often than not, our unique combination of fault formed terrain and persistent oceanic influences have a downside; adverse and unpredictable flying conditions. Wellington International Airport has long been..

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