CRJ And Second In Flight Of Two Reported Successfully Dealing
With Ice Build-Up
The crew of a Bombardier CRJ holding near the airport at Pueblo,
CO, reported icing shortly prior to landing, according to
the NTSB. At the same time, a Cessna Citation 560 went down on the
approach, killing all eight people on board. Although by no means a
finding of probable cause, the icing report could shed light on why
the Citation went down with no prior indication of trouble.
Up To 10 Inches Of Snow On The Ground With Bitter
Workers at Boston's Logan International Airport were digging out
Wednesday morning after a massive snowstorm brought frigid blasts
of Arctic wind and up to ten-inches of snow. The airport was closed
overnight, causing a rippling effect on air traffic nationwide.
One of the more publicized events leading up to a prize fight is
the much-celebrated "weigh-in." The significance of such an
event is not lost on one of the latest entrants in the hotly
contested Very Light Jet market.
What's Classified As Error Could Be Avoidable Fatigue
By ANN Contributor Steven Lund
Following a Congressional request in 1980, the NASA Ames
Research Center created an on-going program to examine whether
"there is a safety problem of uncertain magnitude, due to
transmeridian flying and a potential problem due to fatigue in
association with various factors found in air transport
operations." Such as: flying across numerous time
The National Transportation Safety Board recommends that the
Require Honeywell to modify its flight management system (FMS)
software to annunciate warnings to the flight crew when a takeoff
reference speed is changed by a value that would impede the
airplane's ability to safely take off, and require all operators of
airplanes with Honeywell FMS computers to incorporate this software
The union representing more than 21,500 technical and
professional workers at The Boeing Company is looking ahead in the
wake of today's (March 7) abrupt resignation of President and CEO
Aviation Technology Group Moving Forward On Schedule
Would you like to fly a fully aerobatic modern jet aircraft?
Your dreams are getting closer to reality every day. Aviation
Technology Group announced Tuesday its Javelin prototype is
progressing on schedule for first flight this spring.
Enola Gay Pilot To Share Memories At Florida Air Show
General Paul Tibbets, the man who piloted the first atomic
bombing mission over Hiroshima, Japan in 1945, will be on hand at
the TICO Air Show in Titusville, FL, this weekend to sign books and
talk about his colorful career.
"It is untrue that American authorities were opposed to allowing
the plane to land on their territory."
Source: A statement from Canadian charter company
Air Transat, denying its Airbus A310 was denied permission to land
in Florida by the FAA. Passengers aboard Flight 961, however, say
the captain announced he had been denied permission to land after
his rudder separated from the aircraft about 30 minutes into a
flight from Valadero, Cuba, to Quebec City, Canada. The aircraft
returned to Valadero, where all 270 were safely deplaned.