FAA Says It Will Determine "What Actions Are Needed"
The NTSB has issued 25 recommendations to the FAA regarding
strategies to prevent flight crew monitoring failures, pilot
professionalism, fatigue, remedial training, pilot records, stall
training, and airspeed selection procedures.
Colgan Air says that the pilots of Flight 3407 had been through
thorough initial and recurrent training prior to the accident which
claimed 50 lives last February, but for unknown reasons, they "did
not use their training in dealing with the situation they
Airbus has increased the list price of all its aircraft by an
average of 5.8 per cent, the planemaker announced late last week.
The price increase is the first since January 2008, and applies for
all new aircraft from the beginning of January 2010.
Cebu Pacific Air, Hainan Airlines Make Recent Deals At
Singapore Air Show
With one-third of Rockwell Collins' sales now coming from
marketplaces outside of the United States, the company says it is
continuing to focus on commercial and government customers in the
Asia Pacific region.
The Red Tail Project Continues Effort Towards ‘Rise Above Program’
The Red Tail Project is a true example of this unbreakable spirit. In 2004, the project experienced a tragic setback when leader Don Hinz lost his life after the organizations P-51C Mustang suffered a catastrophic engine failure. The Red Tail Project quickly set forth an ambitious mission to restore the airplane and continue Don Hinz’s remarkable vision, to inspire youth and tell the story of the Tuskegee Airmen across the country.
Pilots "Did Not Take Action" That Could Have Prevented The
The NTSB has determined that the crash of Continental Connection
Flight 3407, a Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 owned by Colgan Air, was the
fault of the pilots not taking appropriate corrective action when
the accident sequence began.
Airports Introducing Body Scan Technology This Week
Passengers boarding commercial airliners at Heathrow and
Manchester airports who refuse to submit to a full-body scan will
not be allowed to get on the airplanes following deployment of the
technology at those two airports Monday.
Continental Airlines and five individuals have been named as
defendants in a French lawsuit which seeks to determine the cause
of the Air France Concorde accident ten years ago that killed 113
people and spelled the beginning of the end of the SST's flying