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  • FedEx ATR 42 catches fire after runway excursion at Lubbock


    FedEx has confirmed that an ATR 42 operated by Idaho-based Empire Airlines and flying for FedEx as a cargo feeder flight was involved in a runway excursion at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport in Texas after a flight from the Fort Worth-Alliance Airport.


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  • Embraer certifies first Phenom 100 pilots ahead of mid-December deliveries


    Flight International has learned that Embraer has completed type rating training for several US Phenom 100 owners in...


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  • ANALYSIS: American and US Airways prepare to merge maintenance

    News | 01 Apr 2013 19:36 | Kristin Majcher

    Now that American Airlines and US Airways have received a bankruptcy court's approval to go forward with a merger to create the world's largest airline,...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-American-and-US-Airways-prepare-to-merge-maintenance-384073/
  • IN FOCUS: The MRO landscape in North America continues to evolve

    News | 20 Nov 2012 15:32 | Kristin Majcher

    With specialist maintenance units closing and relatively slow demand growth predicted for North America, many airlines are starting to reassess their MRO...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-The-MRO-landscape-in-North-America-continues-to-evolve-377968/
  • FedEx ATR 42 catches fire after runway excursion at Lubbock

    News | 27 Jan 2009 15:32 | John Croft

    FedEx has confirmed that an ATR 42 operated by Idaho-based Empire Airlines and flying for FedEx as a cargo feeder flight was involved in a runway excursion at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport in Texas after a flight from the Fort Worth-Alliance Airport.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FedEx-ATR-42-catches-fire-after-runway-excursion-at-Lubbock-321690/
  • Ice, flap software dogged Phenom 100 certification

    News | 26 Nov 2008 12:19 | John Croft

    <P><A href="http://www.embraer.com">Embraer</A> is close to finishing paperwork for the <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/landingpage/phenom%20100.html">Phenom&nbsp;100</A> very light jet's icing performance and software for the aircraft's flap system, the two remaining hurdles standing in the way of Brazilian and <A href="http://www.faa.gov">US Federal Aviation Administration</A> certification for the six-seat VLJ.</P> <P>Henrique Langenegger, vice-president of executive jet programmes for Embraer, says that "non-compliances" with the Eaton Aerospace-provided flap actuation software had continued to slow the certification process, but that Embraer had stepped in to help. </P> <P>The issues were not linked to the architecture of the software, but more related to a lack of experience in certificating to DO-178B standards by a team of US- and India-based Eaton software developers, says Langenegger. DO-178B is the de facto process in the aviation industry for developing software forhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ice-flap-software-dogged-Phenom-100-certification-319400/
  • Embraer certifies first Phenom 100 pilots ahead of mid-December deliveries

    News | 06 Nov 2008 20:31 | John Croft

    Flight International has learned that Embraer has completed type rating training for several US Phenom 100 owners in two Brazilian-registered Phenom 100s operating on experimental type certificates.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-certifies-first-Phenom-100-pilots-ahead-of-mid-December-deliveries-318523/
  • Adam takes training partner

    News | 24 Sep 2007 20:09

    <P>Simulator training for the Adam A500 piston twin and A700 very light jet will be based at Fort Worth Alliance airport under a new partnership with SAFERjett Pilot Training Programs and Simulation. Maintenance training will also be at the new facility, starting in late 2008. </P> <P>"They are on the ground floor in creating a center of excellence when it comes to very light jet training,” says Adam Aircraft president Duncan Koerbel. “SAFERjett is born and bred for the VLJ market and we’re excited to bring their world-class training techniques for our innovative aircraft to our customers.”</P> <P>The 50,000ft2 (4,650m2) facility will be prepared by Hillwood Development, and Aerosim Technologies will supply the Advanced Aviation Training Device and Virtual Flight Deck. Pelesys Learning Systems is contributing computer-based training programs. Flight training devices include a full motion Level D simulator developed by Mechtronix Systems.</P> <P>“These elements are critical in providhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Adam-takes-training-partner-217025/