ATSB FINDS INCORRECT RUDDER TRIM SETTING LED TO ESSENDON AIRPORT CRASH

ATSB FINDS INCORRECT RUDDER TRIM SETTING LED TO ESSENDON AIRPORT CRASH

The pilot flying a Beechcraft B200 Super King Air that crashed shortly after takeoff had the aircraft’s rudder trim in the wrong position at takeoff, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) investigation has found. The incident occurred on February 21...
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Incident Boeing 737-8AS (WL)

Incident Boeing 737-8AS (WL)

Narrative of Boeing 737-8AS incident. Jeju Air flight 101 suffered a cabin pressurization issue on a flight from Gimpo Airport, to Jeju, South Korea. The flight crew conducted preflight checks before the aircraft started but failed to notice that the...
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Fair weather ahead

Fair weather ahead

Changing weather patterns are a staple of news headlines. Fierce winds, heavy rains, and extended droughts vie with extreme temperatures for top billing. While generalizations are easy to make, forecasters still struggle to come up with the specifics that may....
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Innovative Digital Technology Delivers Far More than Simple Cost Savings for Airports

Innovative Digital Technology Delivers Far More than Simple Cost Savings for Airports

The growth of global air travel, increasing infrastructure constraints and higher traveler expectations have created a new challenge for airports. Amadeus commissioned Arthur D. Little to assess the potential of digital technologies within the airport environm...
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Delta to open biometric terminal at ATL for international passengers

Delta to open biometric terminal at ATL for international passengers

Delta Air Lines plans to offer a full biometric airport throughput to travelers on direct international flights from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s Terminal F, beginning late 2018. The biometric facial recognition method, which will be of...
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In-flight connectivity market set to soar

In-flight connectivity market set to soar

A new report predicts strong growth in the in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) market over the coming decade as the number of connected commercial transport aircraft soars from 7,400 in 2017 to 23,000 by 2027. Collected and summarized from the...
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Fast 5: UTC Grows Intelligence With New Data-Driven Lab

Fast 5: UTC Grows Intelligence With New Data-Driven Lab

 Mauro Atalla, vice president, engineering and technology, sensors and integrated systems at UTC Aerospace Systems, and Tom Wiegele, senior fellow in intelligence systems at UTAS, speak to James Pozzi about the company’s new laboratory in Rockford, Illinois...
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masFlight CEO: Big Data Ready to Take Off for Airlines, Airports

masFlight CEO: Big Data Ready to Take Off for Airlines, Airports

According to Josh Marks, CEO of masFlight, while airlines and airports generate tremendous amounts of data, they are limited in how they can use it because they are still tied to legacy technology to access it. masFlight was created to...
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Airbus Delivers First Aircraft from Mobile Powered by Sustainable Jet Fuel Blend

Airbus Delivers First Aircraft from Mobile Powered by Sustainable Jet Fuel Blend

Airbus’ A320 Family production facility in the U.S. will deliver its first aircraft partially powered by sustainable jet fuel. The latest A321 for JetBlue is due to depart Mobile on 20 September with 15 percent sustainable jet fuel in its...
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Chicago O’Hare ranks as the most connected airport in U.S., according to OAG

Chicago O’Hare ranks as the most connected airport in U.S., according to OAG

OAG released its Megahubs U.S. Index 2018, revealing the top 25 most connected airports in the U.S. for domestic services. Complimenting the Megahubs International Index 2018, the U.S. edition takes account of the unique nature of the U.S. aviation market,...
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