Circling approaches


Circle-to-land approaches pose a significantly higher risk to aviation than approaches which provide lateral and vertical guidance.

Latest IFALPA publication


Performance Based Navigation (PBN) is now being used in many states and areas worldwide. IFALPA welcomes this development for the next generation navigation application recognizing that PBN is necessary to resolve the current effects on flight operations with an increase in traffic, demands on airspace capacity, an increased concentration on ef- ficiency and environmental requirements.

Oxygen masks for flight crew


Oxygen masks for flight crew should be a personal issue to each crewmember.
The optimum smoke protection design is a full-face, quick-donning mask which should be constructed so as to enable the wearer to purge any smoke which has accumulated on the inside. It should fit the wearer correctly and be able to accom- modate glasses (spectacles).

Mask requirements - Weight and size

Briefing Leaflet on Cabin air quality


Cabin air in modern commercial jet aircraft (excluding Boeing 787) is taken directly from compressors in the engine compart- ments without filtering. Occasionally, oil fumes from the hot section of the engine leak into this air. This has been recognized by Regulation Authorities, scientists, airlines, occupational doctors, oil manufacturers, and crew unions.

IFALPA recommendation on smoking


For all aircrew still smoking and trying to quit (again) in 2013, IFALPA wrote this little position paper. You can also download it below.


Safety Bulletin on SID/STAR phraseology


In light of a recent review review by ICAO of this issue, IFALPA felt the need to update and re-issue a Safety Bulletin regarding SID/STAR phraseology issues.


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