Tid (Senaste) (24 timmar) (Förra veckan) (Förra året)
Sortera efter (Populärt) (Nyast) (Medarbetares bilder) (Most Discussed)

Nyheter & rubriker ✈ Allmänt ✈ Medarbetares bilder (Denna vecka)

New Website Look for FlightAware on 10th Anniversary

Publicerad
 
The team at FlightAware is proud to announce the release of a new site design, with the following features: We have improved and streamlined site search. We’ve replaced the three orange search boxes on the left (Private flight tracker, Airline flight tracker, and Airport tracker/info) with a single search box at the top of the page. You can now search for airports, airlines, flight numbers, and private aircraft in this single box. As you type, suggestions will appear. You can select your desired… (flightaware.com) Mer...

Pilot’s DSLR Jammed Airliner Joystick and Caused it to Plummet, Investigation Finds

Publicerad
 
Dozens of military personnel were injured when an RAF transport plane on its way to Afghanistan nose-dived 4,400ft after the captain's camera became lodged alongside the aircraft's joystick. In 27 seconds of chaos, the plane lost 4,400ft in altitude, throwing passengers and crew without seatbelts towards the ceiling, injuring 33 of those on board. (www.dailymail.co.uk) Mer...

(Video) Airbus Reinforced Cockpit Door Description and Procedure

Publicerad
 
Inevitably there will be questions about cockpit access procedures; here is a video explaining how it works on an Airbus. (www.youtube.com) Mer...

U.S. taxpayers stuck with the tab as helicopter flight schools exploit GI Bill loophole

Publicerad
 
For some flight schools that train helicopter pilots, the GI Bill that took effect in 2009 was a windfall the government never intended. At one flight company, records show 12 veterans whose training had cost the government more than $500,000 each. As long as the money flows through a public institution, there is no limit on what the VA will pay for flight training. (www.latimes.com) Mer...

United Airlines flight returns to Dulles after disturbance from violent passenger

Publicerad
 
A United Airlines spokesman says a flight headed from Washington, D.C., to Denver had to return to Dulles International Airport after a passenger failed to comply with crew instructions. Spokesman Luke Punzenberger said in an emailed statement that Flight 1074 returned after takeoff Monday evening. He says local law enforcement met the aircraft at the gate and detained the passenger. His statement did not provide further details about what happened on board the Boeing 737. (helenair.com) Mer...

Secret 'no-fly zone'? Pilot seeks answers after arrest

Publicerad
 
Robin Fleming, 70, had been arrested for breach of peace after flying his Rolladen-Schneider LS8-18 sailplane noiselessly over the H.B. Robinson Nuclear Generating Station at an altitude of 1,518 feet msl—by his estimates, about 1,000 feet over the power plant’s dome—on his way to search for lift at nearby Lake Robinson. No airspace restrictions were printed on sectional charts; no notam marked the area off-limits. (www.aopa.org) Mer...

Furloughing FAA Inspectors And NTSB Investigators May Violate International Aviation Treaty

Publicerad
 
FAA’s furlough of 3,000 aviation safety inspectors and NTSB’s furlough of its accident investigators may put the United States in default of its treaty obligations under the Chicago Convention and the obligations of member states of the International Civil Aviation Organization. The Chicago Convention is the main aviation treaty setting the standards for air safety among the 192 contracting states of ICAO, an agency of the United Nations. Violating its treaty obligations could have significant… (www.forbes.com) Mer...

Logga in

Har du inget konto? Registrera dig nu (kostnadsfritt) för kundanpassade funktioner, flygmeddelanden och mer!