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  • US FAA requires 777 operators to inspect pitch rate sensors


    A new airworthiness directive issued by the US Federal Aviation Administration requires Boeing 777 operators to inspect and potentially replace the aircraft's dual pitch rate sensors (PRS).


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  • FAA proposal to require replacement of 787 slat mechanisms

    News | 26 Nov 2014 17:08 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​A series of slat failures on Boeing 787-8 aircraft has led the US Federal Aviation Administration to propose requiring US carriers to replace a mechanism in the aircraft’s slats.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-proposal-to-require-replacement-of-787-slat-mechanisms-406515/
  • ANALYSIS: Alaska’s E175s extend reach into profitable regions

    News | 25 Nov 2014 20:20 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Alaska Airlines decision to add Embraer 175s to its regional fleet will propel growth of the carrier’s increasingly profitable regional arm.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Alaskas-E175s-extend-reach-into-profitable-regions-406478/
  • Alaska to launch new routes with E175s

    News | 25 Nov 2014 14:29 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Alaska Airlines will launch three new routes from the Northwest USA next year with new Embraer 175s operated by SkyWest Airlines, the Seattle-based carrier announces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Alaska-to-launch-new-routes-with-E175s-406460/
  • ATC fire in Aurora cost airlines $350m: FAA

    News | 24 Nov 2014 21:43 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​The September fire at an air traffic control facility in Illinois cost airlines an estimated $350 million, according to a report released today by the Federal Aviation Administration.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ATC-fire-in-Aurora-cost-airlines-350m-FAA-406422/
  • FAA outlines plan to better respond to airspace disruptions

    News | 24 Nov 2014 21:02 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​The US Federal Aviation Administration has outlined a multi-step plan aimed at ensuring it can return air traffic to near normal operations within 24hr of a major outage.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-outlines-plan-to-better-respond-to-airspace-disruptions-406418/
  • WestJet flight attendants reject new contract

    News | 24 Nov 2014 19:17 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​WestJet’s flight attendants have voted against ratifying a proposed collective bargaining agreement, spurring an expression of disappointment from leaders of both the union and the Calgary-based airline.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WestJet-flight-attendants-reject-new-contract-406416/