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  • Cargolux bans lithium-ion batteries after fire analysis


    ​Freight operator Cargolux is preparing to suspend transport of lithium-ion battery consignments in light of recent re-assessment of the potential hazards they pose.


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  • FAA orders new 787 electrical fix to prevent power failure


    All Boeing 787 operators will be required to periodically deactivate the electrical system to avoid a problem with a...


  • INTERIORS: Diehl showcases halon-replacement extinguisher


    Diehl Aerosystems' division AOA is demonstrating its FIREX water-mist fire-suppression system for aircraft cargo...


  • FAA permits Amazon to test new UAV model


    The Federal Aviation Administration has apparently granted Amazon permission to test a newer variant of its...


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  • FAA orders new 787 electrical fix to prevent power failure

    News | 30 Apr 2015 14:46 | Stephen Trimble

    All Boeing 787 operators will be required to periodically deactivate the electrical system to avoid a problem with a newly-discovered software bug that could cause the aircraft to lose alternating current (AC) power, the US Federal Aviation Administration says in a new airworthiness directive.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-orders-new-787-electrical-fix-to-prevent-power-failure-411794/
  • Cargolux bans lithium-ion batteries after fire analysis

    News | 28 Apr 2015 12:26 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Freight operator Cargolux is preparing to suspend transport of lithium-ion battery consignments in light of recent re-assessment of the potential hazards they pose.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cargolux-bans-lithium-ion-batteries-after-fire-analysis-411658/
  • ANALYSIS: With new civil strategy, Insitu comes full circle

    News | 27 Apr 2015 10:35 | Stephen Trimble

    Before it was renamed the ScanEagle in 2004 and marketed to the US Marine Corps, the Insitu SeaScan was supposed to revolutionise tuna fishing. Its wingspan is shaped partly by a requirement to fit through a hatch on the Shackleton, an 18m (58ft) tuna boat that Insitu used for demonstrations in the early 2000s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-With-new-civil-strategy-Insitu-comes-full-circle-411366/
  • INTERIORS: Diehl showcases halon-replacement extinguisher

    News | 13 Apr 2015 14:24 | Kerry Reals

    Diehl Aerosystems' division AOA is demonstrating its FIREX water-mist fire-suppression system for aircraft cargo compartments, which it says is the only halon replacement system to have passed all US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proof-of-concept tests.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/INTERIORS-Diehl-showcases-halon-replacement-extinguisher-411141/
  • FAA permits Amazon to test new UAV model

    News | 13 Apr 2015 08:36 | Beth Stevenson

    The Federal Aviation Administration has apparently granted Amazon permission to test a newer variant of its parcel-delivering unmanned air vehicle prototype, following the award of an experimental airworthiness certificate for an out-of-date model.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-permits-Amazon-to-test-new-UAV-model-411084/
  • ANALYSIS: L-3 spurs ADS-B hopes for GA with low-cost Lynx

    News | 06 Apr 2015 23:00 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Five years ago, the US Federal Aviation Administration set a very ambitious goal. By 31 December 2019, any pilot operating in controlled airspace must carry a system compliant with automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) out that continuously transmits the aircraft’s identify and precise position.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-L-3-spurs-ADS-B-hopes-for-GA-with-low-cost-Lynx-410140/