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  • NTSB faults Boeing, FAA and contractors for 787 battery fire


    ​Failures by Boeing and its battery suppliers, and insufficient oversight by the US Federal Aviation Administration, resulted in a lithium-ion battery fire aboard a Boeing 787 in Boston early last year, according to a report released today by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).


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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...


  • Boeing fixes KC-46 wiring issues, sets first flight for spring 2015


    ​The first prototype of Boeing’s KC-46 aerial refueling tanker has been rewired to meet US Air Force standards and is...


  • NTSB 787 battery report details quality concerns at GS Yuasa


    ​The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has raised a number of concerns with the manufacturing and inspection...


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  • FAA certificates P&W geared turbofan for A320neo

    News | 19 Dec 2014 22:07 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Pratt & Whitney has completed certification of the PurePower PW1100G-JM turbofan engine to support the Airbus A320neo flight test programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-certificates-PW-geared-turbofan-for-A320neo-407346/
  • Air India working on foreign approvals for MRO shops

    News | 19 Dec 2014 01:59 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Air India is focused on gaining approvals from the US Federal Aviation Administration and European Aviation Safety Agency for its MRO facilities as it gears the business towards doing more third-party work.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-India-working-on-foreign-approvals-for-MRO-shops-407295/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • United seeks FAA investigation into Newark airport costs

    News | 11 Dec 2014 22:26 | Edward Russell

    ​United Airlines has filed a formal complaint against Newark Liberty International airport operator the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), alleging a significant cost mark-up that places them at a disadvantage in the New York market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/United-seeks-FAA-investigation-into-Newark-airport-costs-407035/