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TSB urges Transport Canada to update cockpit voice recorder regulations

May 31, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Transport Canada needs to update its regulations on flight recorders, Transportation Safety Board of Canada suggested Monday. The federal government’s response to a recommendation from a 1993 accident that killed seven is “still unsatisfactory,” TSB argued Monday in a tweet.

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Transportation Safety Board calls for ‘reasonable degree of survivability’ in design standards of aircraft emergency locator transmitters

January 18, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada reiterated Tuesday its recommendation from October, 2016 that Transport Canada establish “rigorous crash survivability requirements” for aircraft emergency locator transmitters. TSB released Jan. 17 an investigation report into a fatal helicopter crash that occurred

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Growth in commercial unmanned aircraft systems, UAS, to bring both benefits, new risks: Allianz

September 13, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

The use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) is set to soar south of the border — expected to triple the number of manned aircraft by year’s end — producing new risks that will require insurers to adopt a new view,

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Industry must more effectively harness potential of satellite, drone and aerial technologies: Guy Carpenter’s head of cat planning & response

September 12, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Advances in the development of “visual intelligence” based on multiple data sources, including satellite imagery and drone footage, have the potential to significantly enhance claims and catastrophe response processes and underwriting decision making when companies harness that potential effectively, according

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FAA forecast: 600,000 commercial drones within the year

August 29, 2016 Joan Lowy - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON – There will be 600,000 commercial drone aircraft operating in the U.S. within the year as the result of new safety rules that opened the skies to them on Monday, according to a Federal Aviation Administration estimate. The rules