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  • Wrongly-fitted washer led A300 to veer off runway


    ​Incorrect installation of a washer in the nose-gear torque link axle of an Airbus A300B4 freighter caused a chain reaction that ended with the aircraft’s veering off the runway at Bratislava.


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  • Wrongly-fitted washer led A300 to veer off runway


    ​Incorrect installation of a washer in the nose-gear torque link axle of an Airbus A300B4 freighter caused a chain...


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  • Ryanair to lease six aircraft this year

    News | 26 May 2015 15:22 | Oliver Clark

    Ryanair is leasing six aircraft on short-term contracts this year, including two Airbus A320s, in order to cater for increased passenger demand.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ryanair-to-lease-six-aircraft-this-year-412734/
  • Air Contractors picks AAR for 757 component repair deal

    News | 24 Feb 2014 17:19 | Kristin Majcher

    Maintenance specialist AAR has won a three-year contract from Irish-based Air Contractors for Boeing 757 component repair and management services.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Contractors-picks-AAR-for-757-component-repair-deal-396265/
  • Wrongly-fitted washer led A300 to veer off runway

    News | 10 Sep 2013 09:37 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Incorrect installation of a washer in the nose-gear torque link axle of an Airbus A300B4 freighter caused a chain reaction that ended with the aircraft’s veering off the runway at Bratislava.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Wrongly-fitted-washer-led-A300-to-veer-off-runway-390369/
  • Fatigue cited after ATR freighter's near stall

    News | 08 Aug 2013 14:04 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    UK investigators looking into the near-stall of an ATR 42-300 on approach to Glasgow believe that fatigue might have played a role. As the Air Contractors...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fatigue-cited-after-ATR-freighters-near-stall-389279/
  • ANALYSIS: Welcome aboard White-Label Airlines

    News | 19 Oct 2011 13:25

    An industry sage once unkindly observed that the airline business is one which has never yet seen a box it cannot think within, so perhaps it is time to...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Welcome-aboard-White-Label-Airlines-363631/
  • Shannon re-opens after ATR 72 gear collapse

    News | 18 Jul 2011 07:13 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Shannon airport has re-opened after an incident yesterday in which an Aer Lingus Regional ATR 72's nose-wheel collapsed on landing. Operating as flight...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Shannon-re-opens-after-ATR-72-gear-collapse-359559/