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  • Crew talk suggests unease with ill-fated 747's load


    ​Cockpit-voice recordings indicate that the crew of the National Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter which crashed in Afghanistan was concerned over the security of its heavy armoured vehicle load.


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  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 9-16 February 2015

    News | 16 Feb 2015 10:37 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Ryanair to wetlease more aircraft from AirExplorehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-9-16-February-2015-409093/
  • ALC expands footprint through deal with Myanmar's Apex

    News | 13 Feb 2015 11:01 | Olivier Bonnassies

    US operating lessor Air Lease (ALC) has further expanded its presence in the fast-growing Myanmar market, placing a new ATR 72-600 with Apex Airlines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ALC-expands-footprint-through-deal-with-Myanmars-Apex-409040/
  • Crew talk suggests unease with ill-fated 747's load

    News | 04 Feb 2015 17:41 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Cockpit-voice recordings indicate that the crew of the National Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter which crashed in Afghanistan was concerned over the security of its heavy armoured vehicle load.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Crew-talk-suggests-unease-with-ill-fated-747s-load-408697/
  • ANALYSIS: Sheared jackscrew central to 747 crash probe

    News | 04 Feb 2015 14:22 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Investigation into the National Airlines 747-400 freighter crash in Bagram has highlighted damage to the stabiliser jackscrew after analysis indicated that the cargo shift alone should not have rendered the aircraft uncontrollable.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Sheared-jackscrew-central-to-747-crash-probe-408687/
  • Shifting cargo likely damaged National 747's systems: NTSB

    News | 03 Feb 2015 21:56 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​A military vehicle carried in a National Airlines Boeing 747 broke free from restraints, punctured the aft pressure bulkhead and damaged control systems moments before the aircraft crashed in Afghanistan in 2013, according to documents release 3 February by the US National Transportation Safety Board.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Shifting-cargo-likely-damaged-National-747s-systems-NTSB-408652/
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 19-26 January 2015

    News | 26 Jan 2015 10:32 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​CASCO acquires 747-400SF for part outhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-19-26-January-2015-408286/