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  • Rescuers find Twin Otter that crashed in Indonesian highlands


    <p>Indonesian authorities have pinpointed the location of the Aviastar Airlines' de Havilland Canada Twin Otter cargo...


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  • Rescuers find Twin Otter that crashed in Indonesian highlands

    News | 01 Jul 2009 07:33 | Leithen Francis

    <p>Indonesian authorities have pinpointed the location of the Aviastar Airlines' de Havilland Canada Twin Otter cargo aircraft that crashed yesterday.</p><p>National...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rescuers-find-Twin-Otter-that-crashed-in-Indonesian-highlands-329057/
  • Affretair on the lookout for a widebody trijet freighter

    News | 03 Sep 1997 09:13 | Stewart Penney

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>Zimbabwe's sole cargo carrier, Affretair is looking to replace its recently grounded McDonnell Douglas DC-8-55CF with either a McDonnell Douglas DC-10 or Lockheed L-1011 TriStar. A decision is expected within the next two months.</P> <P>The airline's purchase is, however, dependent on receiving government money. Affretair is 100% owned by flag carrier Air Zimbabwe which in turn is 100% owned by the government. Money for the lease of a replacement aircraft has also come from the state says an Affretair source but details are "… between the managing director and the ministry of transport".</P> <P>Affretair has been wet-leasing a Boeing 707 from Avistar but that aircraft is currently undergoing a C-check and the crews are carrying out mandatory simulator training. Affretair therefore has leased a further aircraft, a DC-88-55CF, from Liberia World Airlines. According to <I>ATI's </I>source, the 707 is likely to restart Affretair operations on Fhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Affretair-on-the-lookout-for-a-widebody-trijet-freighter-226596/
  • UK CAA backs breather for 707s/DC-8s

    News | 08 Mar 1995 00:00

    <p>Kieran Daly/LONDON </p> <p>THE UK GOVERNMENT is considering recommendations which would give operators of Boeing 707s and McDonnell Douglas DC-80-50s temporary waivers from European noise restrictions. </p> <p>Civil Aviation Administration proposals now with UK transport secretary Brian Mawhinney would give 12-month dispensations to about 75% of the dozen or so operators which otherwise face the banning of their aircraft. </p> <p>The move follows strenuous lobbying by a 707/DC-8 Working Group of operators and maintainers, newly formed to tackle the imminent twin threats posed by ageing-aircraft Airworthiness Directives (ADs) and European noise rules. </p> <p>From 1 April, Chapter 2 aircraft more than 25 years old will be banned from European Union (EU) countries unless previously given case-by-case waivers under an agreement to assist airlines in Africa and Latin America. </p> <p>That agreement affects aircraft which were registered in those countries by the end of 1990, whichhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-CAA-backs-breather-for-707sDC-8s-22075/