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  • OPINION: Lessons must be learned from 787 battery fires


    ​A pair of lithium ion batteries on the Boeing 787-8 – which should have been risk-assessment afterthoughts compared to the overall electrical system – became unexpected safety problems. Luckily, nobody was hurt and the aircraft escaped heavy damage. Why?


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  • FAA awards further UAV exemptions


    ​The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded five exemptions to allow unmanned air vehicles to fly a variety of...


  • Pilots played role in US Airways 1702 crash: FAA


    New details about the 13 March crash of a US Airways Airbus A320 at Philadelphia reveal the accident was preceded by...


  • NTSB details issues with 787 flight and data recorder


    ​The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending that regulators address newly-disclosed problems with the...


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  • US aerospace sales to grow in 2015

    News | 17 Dec 2014 22:23 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    The US Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) estimates that the country's aerospace industry sales will grow by 5.3% in 2015, but is not backing down on a call on the US government to boost defense spending.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-aerospace-sales-to-grow-in-2015-407234/
  • FAA: Flutter resurfaces as 747-8 safety threat

    News | 16 Dec 2014 20:02 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​A proposed airworthiness directive from the US Federal Aviation Administration reveals flutter can develop on both passenger and freighter versions of the Boeing 747-8, and can occur regardless of how much fuel is in the aft fuel tank.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-Flutter-resurfaces-as-747-8-safety-threat-407173/
  • Indian carriers avoid inclusion on European blacklist

    News | 16 Dec 2014 10:59 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​India’s carriers have avoided sanction by the European Commission following a technical review of the country’s air transport oversight situation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Indian-carriers-avoid-inclusion-on-European-blacklist-407148/
  • FAA directive requires fatigue inspections on 229 A320s

    News | 15 Dec 2014 22:03 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​US carriers will need to inspect more than 200 Airbus A320s for fatigue cracking under a new airworthiness directive from the US Federal Aviation Administration.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-directive-requires-fatigue-inspections-on-229-A320s-407130/
  • FAA awards further UAV exemptions

    News | 15 Dec 2014 10:45 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded five exemptions to allow unmanned air vehicles to fly a variety of civil operations in national airspace.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-awards-further-UAV-exemptions-407082/
  • Pilots played role in US Airways 1702 crash: FAA

    News | 12 Dec 2014 02:23 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    New details about the 13 March crash of a US Airways Airbus A320 at Philadelphia reveal the accident was preceded by series of pilot failures and may have been more serious than a blown tyre, which was initially reported as the cause.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pilots-played-role-in-US-Airways-1702-crash-FAA-407032/