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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  • 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/
  • Merpati MA60 crash probe focuses on power lever settings

    News | 11 Jul 2013 06:11 | Greg Waldron

    <p>Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) has issued a preliminary report into a hard landing at Kupang's El Tari airport that severely...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Merpati-MA60-crash-probe-focuses-on-power-lever-settings-388161/
  • Lufthansa to start six-month Taxibot test in August

    News | 01 Jul 2013 08:34 | Michael Gubisch

    <p>Lufthansa is making final preparations for a six-month trial of the pilot-controlled Taxibot tow-tractor for scheduled flights at Frankfurt airport from...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-to-start-six-month-Taxibot-test-in-August-387820/