Top News on Beta

  • Crashed MA60 pilot set throttle below flight-idle


    ​Indonesian investigators have determined that both power levers on a Merpati Nusantara Xian Aircraft MA60 had been retarded to the beta range before the aircraft landed hard at Kupang’s El Tari airport and broke up.


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  • News Listings for Beta

  • New United website roll-out slips to late 2014

    News | 26 Aug 2014 21:37 | Edward Russell

    ​United Airlines will launch a major overhaul of its website later in 2014, delaying the launch as testing continues.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-United-website-roll-out-slips-to-late-2014-403038/
  • United launches streaming entertainment on Airbus fleet

    News | 26 Aug 2014 20:44 | Edward Russell

    United Airlines has enabled in-flight streaming entertainment on the majority of its Airbus A320-family fleet, as it works towards offering entertainment on all of its mainline aircraft by the end of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/United-launches-streaming-entertainment-on-Airbus-fleet-403034/
  • PNG Dash 8 airspeed warning triggered crash sequence

    News | 16 Jun 2014 11:22 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Investigators have determined that the pilots of a crashed Airlines PNG de Havilland Dash 8-100 had been reacting to an airspeed warning when they inadvertently pulled the throttles below the flight-idle setting.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PNG-Dash-8-airspeed-warning-triggered-crash-sequence-400436/
  • Crashed MA60 pilot set throttle below flight-idle

    News | 14 Feb 2014 16:02 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Indonesian investigators have determined that both power levers on a Merpati Nusantara Xian Aircraft MA60 had been retarded to the beta range before the aircraft landed hard at Kupang’s El Tari airport and broke up.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Crashed-MA60-pilot-set-throttle-below-flight-idle-395993/
  • ​ALTA: NatureAir to help IATA develop new safety programme

    News | 14 Nov 2013 19:59 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Costa Rica’s NatureAir will be the guinea pig for a new safety initiative unveiled at ALTA by IATA director general Tony Tyler.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ALTA-NatureAir-to-help-IATA-develop-new-safety-programme-393035/
  • ANALYSIS: How airlines are realising the potential of mobile technology

    News | 12 Aug 2013 13:59

    Airlines are finally waking up to what mobile technology can bring to their businesses by improving operational efficiency, customer service and revenuehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-How-airlines-are-realising-the-potential-of-mobile-technology-389361/