Tag Archive: Aviation Safety

NTSB Calls For New ATC Procedures For Go-Arounds – Aviation Week

“Numerous” close calls at airports with certain layouts and independent takeoff and landing operations have prompted the NTSB to ask the FAA for changes to certain air traffic control procedures.In arecommendation letter published July 1, the NTSB asks for new separation standards to set the procedures controllers use in situations in which an aircraft departs …

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Newark Gear-Up Landing Raises Same Old Question: What Airline Are You Really Flying? – Forbes

News reports immediately identified the aircraft that made a belly landing at Newark International Airport this past Saturday morning as a USAirways airplane. The flight was referred to as a USAirways flight. But buried somewhere in the news reports the next day, was the information that the aircraft was in fact operated by Piedmont Airlines, …

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US cargo plane crashed in Afghanistan – video from Bagram Airbase – LiveLeak.com

A civilian cargo plane crashed shortly after taking off from the sprawling US Bagram airbase in Afghanistan with the Taliban claiming responsibility for “shooting down” the jet.Thanks to LL User http://www.liveleak.com/c/cgarcia1125 for the footage posted on his YT channel.But a Nato spokesman later denied any Taliban involvement, adding that the 20-year-old Boeing 747 had come …

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Dreamliner set to fly in a week as Boeing fixes battery – Reuters

Boeing began installing reinforced lithium-ion battery systems on five 787 jets in Japan on Monday, starting a process that should make the first commercial Dreamliners ready to fly again in about a week.Boeing’s Dreamliners have been grounded since regulators ordered all 50 planes out of the skies in mid-January after batteries on two of them …

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