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  • Inquiry into destabilised SAS Q400 approach finds checklists not followed


    <P>Investigators have criticised Scandinavian Airlines’ <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/Directory/Detail.aspx?aircraftCategory=CommercialAircraft&amp;manufacturerType=CommercialAircraft&amp;navigationItemId=389&amp;aircraftId=234&amp;manufacturer=3100&amp;keyword=&amp;searchMode=Manufacturer" target=_blank>Bombardier&nbsp;Q400</A> training and monitoring procedures after inquiries into a serious unstable-approach incident discovered that Q400 crews repeatedly failed to follow emergency checklists when handling propeller overspeed.</P> <P>But Swedish investigation agency SHK has also questioned the clarity of these checklists in the wake of the incident at Kalmar on 6 April last year.</P> <P>SHK found SAS Q400 pilots had experienced six propeller overspeed incidents in the preceding two years – four of them, in the space of three weeks, involving the same aircraft. But it says the emergency checklist was not followed properly in any of these cases.</P> <P>The last of these inciden


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  • ​Kalmar launches electric widebody tug with LHT deal

    News | 09 Oct 2013 15:10 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa Technik has ordered an electric aircraft tug that can handle widebodies as large as the Airbus A380.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kalmar-launches-electric-widebody-tug-with-LHT-deal-391539/
  • 20-20 hindsight: accident reports published in 2007

    News | 07 Jan 2008 16:18 | David Leamount

    investigations 20-20 hindsight: accident reports in 2007 Several final accident reports were issued during 2007. Following recommendations...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/20-20-hindsight-accident-reports-published-in-2007-220650/
  • SAS crew had problems with Q400's overspeeding propeller

    News | 13 Nov 2007 08:00 | David Learmount

    Before departing Stockholm Arlanda airport, the crew checked the Q400's technical log but, says the report, the captain did not notice there were three previous...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAS-crew-had-problems-with-Q400s-overspeeding-propeller-219248/
  • Accident report: SAS crew nearly loses control of a Dash 8 Q400 on approach

    News | 13 Nov 2007 08:00 | David Learrmount

    A mishandled propeller overspeed in an SAS Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 on approach almost led to loss of control, says a new report by the Swedish accident investigation...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Accident-report-SAS-crew-nearly-loses-control-of-a-Dash-8-Q400-on-approach-219246/
  • Inquiry into destabilised SAS Q400 approach finds checklists not followed

    News | 08 Nov 2007 16:30 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <P>Investigators have criticised Scandinavian Airlines’ <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/Directory/Detail.aspx?aircraftCategory=CommercialAircraft&amp;manufacturerType=CommercialAircraft&amp;navigationItemId=389&amp;aircraftId=234&amp;manufacturer=3100&amp;keyword=&amp;searchMode=Manufacturer" target=_blank>Bombardier&nbsp;Q400</A> training and monitoring procedures after inquiries into a serious unstable-approach incident discovered that Q400 crews repeatedly failed to follow emergency checklists when handling propeller overspeed.</P> <P>But Swedish investigation agency SHK has also questioned the clarity of these checklists in the wake of the incident at Kalmar on 6 April last year.</P> <P>SHK found SAS Q400 pilots had experienced six propeller overspeed incidents in the preceding two years – four of them, in the space of three weeks, involving the same aircraft. But it says the emergency checklist was not followed properly in any of these cases.</P> <P>The last of these incidenhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Inquiry-into-destabilised-SAS-Q400-approach-finds-checklists-not-followed-219260/
  • Yuckspeak (series of 1,000,000)

    News | 12 Mar 2002 00:00

    <p>Kalmar RT Center LLC, San Antonio, Texas, is being awarded a $40,000,333 modification to a requirements four-year (two option years) contract for 390 Rough Terrain Container Handlers (RTCH), 24,000kg (53,000lb) capacity. The RTCH operates on beaches, rough terrain and unimproved surfaces =really big buckets</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Yuckspeak-series-of-1000000-144514/