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  • Power asymmetry triggered Cork Metro's fatal roll


    ​Significant torque split between the throttle levers of a Fairchild Metro contributed to the pilots’ losing control of the aircraft during a low-visibility approach to Cork, a fatal accident inquiry has disclosed.


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  • Metro crash probe uncovers poorly-run operation

    News | 28 Jan 2014 15:49 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Investigations into the Fairchild Metro crash at Cork three years ago have revealed several lapses in operational procedures before the fatal accident.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Metro-crash-probe-uncovers-poorly-run-operation-395324/
  • Power asymmetry triggered Cork Metro's fatal roll

    News | 28 Jan 2014 13:58 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Significant torque split between the throttle levers of a Fairchild Metro contributed to the pilots’ losing control of the aircraft during a low-visibility approach to Cork, a fatal accident inquiry has disclosed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Power-asymmetry-triggered-Cork-Metros-fatal-roll-395317/
  • Bolivia attributes Aerocon crash landing to pilot error

    News | 07 Nov 2013 20:29 | Rainer Uphoff

    ​The Bolivian Minister of Public Works Vladimir Sanchez has attributed a 3 November fatal crash landing of an Aerocon Fairchild Metro III in Riberalta to pilot error.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bolivia-attributes-Aerocon-crash-landing-to-pilot-error-392709/
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    News | 20 Aug 2013 13:48 | Rainer Uphoff

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    News | 02 Apr 2013 09:35 | Olivier Bonnassies

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  • IN FOCUS: Recession woes continue at small end of cargo conversion market

    News | 26 Oct 2012 08:00 | Günter Endres

    The cargo market is only slowly emerging from the doldrums of the global recession, which has also had a negative effect on the conversion of smaller passenger types into cargo feeder aircrafthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-Recession-woes-continue-at-small-end-of-cargo-conversion-market-377346/