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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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  • OPINION: After Indonesia AirAsia crash, hand-wringing is not enough


    ​Modern airliners should not fall out of the sky, so why did an Indonesia AirAsia Airbus A320 do so with no emergency...


  • 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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  • ANALYSIS: The Airbus A330-200 aircraft report

    News | 27 Feb 2015 21:55 | Olivier Bonnassies

    The Airbus A330-200 was launched 20 years ago but its design plan dates back to the mid-1970s when the Toulouse-based manufacturer began development of the A300B9, a larger derivative of the A300.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-Airbus-A330-200-aircraft-report-409549/
  • ANALYSIS: The Boeing 737-700 aircraft report

    News | 30 Jan 2015 14:42 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Boeing's 737-700 is a shortened version of the -800 model, capable of carrying 126 to 149 passengers. It effectively replaces the 737-300 series in the airframer's line-up, and its direct competitor is the Airbus A319.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-Boeing-737-700-aircraft-report-408447/
  • AirAsia QZ8501 accident may reflect a trend

    News | 22 Jan 2015 09:41 | David Learmount

    ​Accidents to aircraft cruising through tropical or sub-tropical zones are repeating often enough now for the industry to have cause to refresh its pilots on the risks. There have been three other accidents in similar circumstances during the last ten years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AirAsia-QZ8501-accident-may-reflect-a-trend-408168/
  • ANALYSIS: Airline safety performance in 2014

    News | 08 Jan 2015 12:10 | David Learmount

    Despite public perception, 2014 has been an extraordinarily good year for aviation safety – but the shadow of MH370, MH17 and December's AirAsia disaster cast a long shadow over the positive figureshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Airline-safety-performance-in-2014-407718/
  • OPINION: After Indonesia AirAsia crash, hand-wringing is not enough

    News | 07 Jan 2015 14:55

    ​Modern airliners should not fall out of the sky, so why did an Indonesia AirAsia Airbus A320 do so with no emergency call? Unless it was some form of terrorism or sabotage one can only look to previous experience for answers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-After-Indonesia-AirAsia-crash-hand-wringing-is-not-enough-407634/
  • ANALYSIS: African airlines hope for speedy recovery

    News | 16 Dec 2014 14:44 | Graham Dunn

    For Africa's airline industry, 2014 has been another year of muted progress, as geopolitical, social, and local factors continue to block the path to consistent profitability.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-African-airlines-hope-for-speedy-recovery-407117/