Tag: IAC

CIS Civil Aviation Accident Rates Deteriorate

Reading Time: 2 minutes The 2017 commercial aviation accident rate registered by member states of the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC), who are signatories to the 1991 Civil Aviation and Use of Airspace Agreement, is at its worst in the last five years. Although the overall number of aviation-related accidents has remained at 2016 levels, the IAC analysis notes a […]

Black Boxes of Crashed Flydubai Plane Decoded, No Onboard System Malfunctions Found

Reading Time: 2 minutes Flydubai flight FZ981, which crashed in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, was fully operational when it took off from the airport in Dubai, the Interstate Aviation Committee said after decoding the flight data recorders. “According to the preliminary analysis of the information obtained from flight recorders to date, no onboard system malfunctions, aircraft components’ defects or power system […]

Russia May Suspend Boeing’s 737 Airworthiness Certificates Following FlyDubai Crash

Reading Time: 3 minutes Russian officials have announced they may suspend the Boeing 737’s airworthiness certificates. A recent report by Sputnik suggests the Russian Federal Agency for Air Transport (Rosaviatsiya) may ban Russian airlines from flying Boeing Co’s (NYSE:BA) 737 aircraft, owing to safety concerns. An appeal to cancel the Boeing 737’s flying certificate was sent by Russian Civic […]

Flydubai’s Damaged Flight Recorder Could Take a Month To Decode

Reading Time: 2 minutes “The received recorders are badly damaged mechanically,” Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) said in a statement on its website, alongside a photo of a crumpled recorder. “Specialists … have started the inspection, opening and removing the memory modules from their protective coverings for further work to restore the cable connections and prepare to copy the […]

Russia’s IAC Certification Powers Transferred to Other Authorities

Reading Time: 1 minute The Russian government has transferred the powers for aircraft design, engines, propellers and airfields certification from Moscow-based Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) to other authorities. According to a government statement, these agencies include the Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Industry and Trade and Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, although the new scheme is not yet clear. […]