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  • Vintage departures mark final closure of historic Berlin Tempelhof


    Eighty-five years after being designated as Berlin Airport, the German capital's historic downtown Tempelhof Airport has closed with the departure of its...


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  • Cirrus 328 overrun inquiry points to throttle jam


    <P>German investigators indicate that the <A ...


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  • Rhein-Neckar Air begins Mannheim-Berlin flights

    News | 10 Mar 2014 15:52 | Michael Gubisch

    ​German regional start-up Rhein-Neckar Air has begun flights between Mannheim and Berlin on 10 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rhein-Neckar-Air-begins-Mannheim-Berlin-flights-396827/
  • INTERIORS: Metzeler aims to step up aerospace presence

    News | 16 Sep 2010 03:00 | Andrew Doyle

    Aircraft flooring system supplier Metzeler (booth 840) is at the forefront of its new parent company Cooper Standard Automotive's ambitions to grow its aerospace...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/INTERIORS-Metzeler-aims-to-step-up-aerospace-presence-347383/
  • Vintage departures mark final closure of historic Berlin Tempelhof

    News | 31 Oct 2008 09:07 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Eighty-five years after being designated as Berlin Airport, the German capital's historic downtown Tempelhof Airport has closed with the departure of its...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Vintage-departures-mark-final-closure-of-historic-Berlin-Tempelhof-318197/
  • Cirrus 328 overrun inquiry points to throttle jam

    News | 28 May 2008 08:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <P>German investigators indicate that the <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2008/03/20/222400/cirrus-dornier-328-damaged-in-runway-overrun.html">Cirrus&nbsp;Airlines Dornier 328 which overran at Mannheim two months ago</A> suffered a jammed throttle on landing, a problem which has contributed to previous accidents involving the type.</P> <P>After touching down on runway 27, following a service from Berlin Tempelhof, the turboprop failed to stop. Mannheim’s runway is relatively short, at 1,066m (3,497ft) and the aircraft veered off, passing south of the localiser antenna before striking an embankment.</P> <P>German investigation agency BFU says flight-data recorder information shows that engine torque during the last 30s before landing, and for 10s afterwards, stayed at 18-28%.</P> <P>“The throttle levers of the engines did not allow themselves to be pulled into the ‘idle’ range, and therefore no reverse thrust was available after landing,” it adds.</P> <P>BFU says thathttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cirrus-328-overrun-inquiry-points-to-throttle-jam-224191/
  • Cirrus Dornier 328 damaged in runway overrun

    News | 20 Mar 2008 12:53 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    A Cirrus Airlines Dornier 328 turboprop was badly damaged when it ran off the runway while landing at Mannheim City airport on 19 March after a flight from...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cirrus-Dornier-328-damaged-in-runway-overrun-222400/
  • PICTURES: Cirrus Dornier 328 damaged as it veers off Mannheim runway

    News | 20 Mar 2008 11:27 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <P>German investigators are examining a <A href="http://www.cirrus-world.de/opencms/opencms/Cirrus-Group/Cirrus-Airlines/index.html">Cirrus&nbsp;Airlines</A> <A href="http://www.fairchilddornier.com/">Dornier</A> 328 turboprop which suffered serious damage after overrunning the runway while landing at <A href="http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&amp;hl=en&amp;geocode=&amp;q=Mannheim+Airport&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;t=h&amp;z=11">Mannheim&nbsp;City Airport</A>.</P> <P>The aircraft had been operating flight C9 1567 from Berlin Tempelhof. It touched down on schedule at 17:45 yesterday but, for reasons unknown, overran the far end of runway 27 and came to rest at the perimeter bank.</P> <P>The <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/directory/detail.aspx?manufacturerType=Engine&amp;navigationItemId=383&amp;engineId=172&amp;manufacturer=3269&amp;keyword=&amp;searchMode=Manufacturer&amp;units=Imperial">Pratt&nbsp;&amp; Whitney Canada PW119</A>-powered aircraft lost its entire left propeller in the ahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Cirrus-Dornier-328-damaged-as-it-veers-off-Mannheim-runway-222377/