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  • Swiftair speed decay echoes previous MD-80 episodes


    ​While investigators have yet to ascertain the reason for the loss of control of the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 over Mali, the accident shares several parallels with earlier events in which speed decay in early cruise led MD-80s into a high-altitude stall.


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  • ACT A300's gear collapse traced to undetected fatigue


    ​French investigators have determined that fatigue cracking in the undercarriage of an ACT Airlines Airbus A300B4...


  • Swiftair speed decay echoes previous MD-80 episodes


    ​While investigators have yet to ascertain the reason for the loss of control of the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 over Mali,...


  • Crew of ill-fated MD-83 asked to turn back: minister


    ​French government officials have disclosed that the crew of the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 which crashed in Mali had...


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  • ​Crashed MD-83 became unstable after levelling off

    News | 20 Sep 2014 19:55 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Investigators have determined that the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 that crashed in Mali descended in a steep nose-down and left-bank attitude.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Crashed-MD-83-became-unstable-after-levelling-off-403930/
  • ACT A300's gear collapse traced to undetected fatigue

    News | 11 Sep 2014 10:22 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​French investigators have determined that fatigue cracking in the undercarriage of an ACT Airlines Airbus A300B4 freighter caused the left main landing-gear to collapse after touchdown in Afghanistan.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ACT-A300s-gear-collapse-traced-to-undetected-fatigue-403594/
  • Swiftair speed decay echoes previous MD-80 episodes

    News | 08 Aug 2014 14:35 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​While investigators have yet to ascertain the reason for the loss of control of the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 over Mali, the accident shares several parallels with earlier events in which speed decay in early cruise led MD-80s into a high-altitude stall.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Swiftair-speed-decay-echoes-previous-MD-80-episodes-402532/
  • Swiftair MD-83 lost speed before rapid spiral descent

    News | 07 Aug 2014 13:32 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​French investigators have determined that a Swiftair Boeing MD-83 lost over Mali entered a rapid spiral descent from which it failed to recover.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Swiftair-MD-83-lost-speed-before-rapid-spiral-descent-402475/
  • Crew of ill-fated MD-83 asked to turn back: minister

    News | 29 Jul 2014 10:43 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​French government officials have disclosed that the crew of the Swiftair Boeing MD-83 which crashed in Mali had sought to turn back during the flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Crew-of-ill-fated-MD-83-asked-to-turn-back-minister-402123/
  • FARNBOROUGH: DRS makes case for deployable data recorders

    News | 14 Jul 2014 12:39 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​DRS Technologies says now is the time for airlines to embrace automatic deployable flight recorders (ADFR), and the company will be highlighting the systems at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-DRS-makes-case-for-deployable-data-recorders-401188/