Safety Reviews Keeping 737 MAX Return Uncertain

Safety Reviews Keeping 737 MAX Return Uncertain

FAA and EASA are conducting separate reviews of the flight-control software update intended to address the cause of two fatal jet crashes. Boeing has said it hoped to return the twin-engine aircraft to service during the fourth quarter of 2019....
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Homeland Security, DoD, Transportation Officials Focus on Aviation Cyber Security

Homeland Security, DoD, Transportation Officials Focus on Aviation Cyber Security

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Pentagon, and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have been working since May to implement the cyber security goals of the National Strategy for Aviation Security, released earlier this year, and to coordinate...
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Here’s Why Some Aircraft Seats Have Three-Point Harnesses

Here’s Why Some Aircraft Seats Have Three-Point Harnesses

Airline passengers today are increasingly encountering three-point harnesses on aircraft. Most three-point shoulder harnesses are found within the business class of an aircraft. Equally, the three-point harness will also ensure that passengers are kept in ...
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American Airlines Targets January 16 for Boeing 737 Max’s Return to Service

American Airlines Targets January 16 for Boeing 737 Max’s Return to Service

American Airlines has canceled Boeing 737 Max flights for six more weeks, through Jan. 15, but finally is targeting a date for the aircraft’s return, the carrier said Wednesday morning. American is planning to resume Max flights on January 16,...
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Your sleep really matters

Your sleep really matters

The science behind this finding is absolutely clear-performance degrades with increased time awake, sleep deprivation and not being aligned with your circadian cycle. Aviation industry experts discuss fatigue risk management in a video released by CASA to coin...
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Boeing 737 MAX timetable uncertain as regulators continue safety review

Boeing 737 MAX timetable uncertain as regulators continue safety review

The ongoing safety review means a key 737 MAX certification test flight is unlikely before November, two sources said. We are in continuous contact with both the FAA and Boeing, a European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) spokeswoman said by...
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Pilot Training: Making Flying Safer

Pilot Training: Making Flying Safer

What are the on-going regulation updates changing pilot training related to flight safety? Training Safety-Minded Pilots One of them is MPL training course. The MPL training course was introduced in 2006. Also, in 2018, EASA set the requirement to aviation t...
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Could Airlines Replace Overhead Bins With Beds?

Could Airlines Replace Overhead Bins With Beds?

Long-haul flying comes in many different flavors. On one hand, some airlines offer excellent first and business class products. On the other, economy class can be a grueling long-haul experience. But, what if the bin space could instead occupy room underneath...
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Airlines welcome significant progress made at 40th ICAO Assembly

Airlines welcome significant progress made at 40th ICAO Assembly

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) commended the significant progress made by governments at the 40th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). A decade ago the aviation industry agreed a long-term goal to cut aviation e...
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Turbulence Aware Keep passengers and crew safe and fuel costs down

Turbulence Aware Keep passengers and crew safe and fuel costs down

Turbulence is increasing and the current products to track and avoid it have significant limitations, due to imprecise location, subjectivity and time lag. To ensure passengers and cabin attendants are secured, commercial and business aviation pilots keep seat...
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