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  • Controllers unaware of erratic Germanwings altitude selections


    French air traffic controllers were unaware of highly-unusual altitude selections being made on the ill-fated Germanwings Airbus A320 during its prior flight to Barcelona.


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  • French 777F probe details 100t take-off weight error


    ​French investigators have detailed a weight data error which resulted in a Boeing 777 freighter commencing an...


  • BEA plans A320 flight to validate Germanwings CVR data


    Investigators will conduct a flight with an Airbus A320 to validate sounds picked up by the cockpit voice recorder of...


  • Germanwings A320 probe obtains audio from CVR


    ​French investigators have been able to extract audio data from the cockpit-voice recorder retrieved from the crashed...


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  • ANALYSIS: 2015 safety record marred by non-accidents

    News | 27 Jul 2015 09:04 | David Learmount

    The last 18 months have changed perceptions of air traveller safety. The good news is that there continue to be very few serious fatal airline accidents, but that has been offset by three disastrous events that were not accidental.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-2015-safety-record-marred-by-non-accidents-414522/
  • French 777F probe details 100t take-off weight error

    News | 03 Jun 2015 09:13 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​French investigators have detailed a weight data error which resulted in a Boeing 777 freighter commencing an underpowered take-off at Paris Charles de Gaulle last month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/French-777F-probe-details-100t-take-off-weight-error-413039/
  • Controllers unaware of erratic Germanwings altitude selections

    News | 08 May 2015 11:49 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    French air traffic controllers were unaware of highly-unusual altitude selections being made on the ill-fated Germanwings Airbus A320 during its prior flight to Barcelona.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Controllers-unaware-of-erratic-Germanwings-altitude-selections-412115/
  • Germanwings crash: Extreme altitude selections recorded on prior flight

    News | 06 May 2015 12:13 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Investigators have disclosed that the altitude selector on the ill-fated Germanwings Airbus A320 was adjusted to extreme values several times, in the captain’s absence, during the previous outbound flight to Barcelona.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germanwings-crash-Extreme-altitude-selections-recorded-on-prior-flight-411998/
  • BEA plans A320 flight to validate Germanwings CVR data

    News | 23 Apr 2015 14:44 | Michael Gubisch

    Investigators will conduct a flight with an Airbus A320 to validate sounds picked up by the cockpit voice recorder of the Germanwings aircraft that crashed in the French Alps on 24 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BEA-plans-A320-flight-to-validate-Germanwings-CVR-data-411534/
  • Germanwings co-pilot increased speed during descent

    News | 03 Apr 2015 13:27 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    The flight data recorder from the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps on 24 March shows that the co-pilot on several occasions increased the speed of the aircraft's descent, according to French accident investigatory agency BEA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germanwings-co-pilot-increased-speed-during-descent-410878/