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03-21-2019 16:33
This comes after two disastrous 737 MAX crashes and a worldwide grounding of the aircraft for safety reasons.
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03-21-2019 15:42
“The FAA’s Chicago Aircraft Certification Branch posted an aviation maintenance update late Tuesday for both the Cirrus SR-20 and SR-22 resulting from the investigation into a near-fatal accident at Houston Executive Airport in Katy Texas in May of 2018.”
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03-21-2019 13:37
All Nippon Airways was once again voted the airline with the cleanest aircraft cabins by the prestigious SKYTRAX passenger survey. This is the second time Japan’s largest airline has taken home the blue ribbon for cleanliness since 2013, edging out rivals EVA Air, Asiana Airlines, Singapore Airlines and Japan Airlines for the honor. The carrier was also voted to have the best airline staff in Asia.
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03-21-2019 12:40
A US Senate committee plans a hearing on 27 March on aviation safety after two fatal Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft crashes since October, and said it will also schedule a hearing with Boeing and other manufacturers, officials said on Wednesday. The hearing on federal oversight on commercial aviation by the Senate commerce subcommittee on aviation and space will include the US Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) acting administrator, Dan Elwell, National Transportation Safety Board chairman, Robert Sumwalt, and transportation department inspector general, Calvin Scovel
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03-21-2019 10:25
The rapid growth of Amazon's air-cargo empire, coupled with low pay, has led to inexperienced pilots in the cockpit, veteran pilots said, adding that it could lead to safety problems.The pilots described difficulties in attracting experienced pilots, training they considered shoddy, experience with fatigue, plummeting morale, and pay that's considerably lower than at other cargo carriers.
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03-21-2019 09:54
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — For the second time in a month, county health officials are issuing a warning that travelers passing through LAX may have been exposed to measles.The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Wednesday says person with measles arrived at Los Angeles International Airport while infectious on March 5. This case is not known to be related to the possible exposure on Feb. 21.Health officials say the traveler infected with measles passed through Gate 76A at Terminal 7 on March 5 between 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and also visited Enterprise Rent-A-Car, 1719 Wilshire Blvd., in Santa…
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03-21-2019 07:53
"One of the optional upgrades, the angle of attack indicator, displays the readings of the two sensors. The other, called a disagree light, is activated if those sensors are at odds with one another."
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03-21-2019 06:33
For the 2019 summer season (March 31 to October 27, 2019), Air France-KLM is increasing capacity by 2% compared to the previous summer season1 and offering 58 new routes3. This growth is broken down as follows –– +1.3% for long-haul passenger operations,– +1.2% for medium and short-haul passenger operations,– +9.3% for Transavia’s low-cost operations.Read more -
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03-21-2019 05:49
Known as an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast system, or ADS-B, Aireon’s technology in space constantly and passively receives information from any aircraft equipped with an ADS-B transponder – essentially an antenna on a plane that is sending flight data to space.
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03-21-2019 05:29
“Boeing will begin converting existing Block II Super Hornets to Block III early in the next decade,” says a company statement. “The fighter’s life also will be extended from 6,000 hours to 10,000 hours.”
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