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July 21, 2008
From Aviation Today
Airworthiness Directive; Lockheed Model 382, 382B, 382E, 382F, 382G, and 382J Final rule; Request for Comments. SUMMARY: This AD requires, among other actions, an inspection to determine whether a certain upper engine mount bolt is installed, and replacement of any discrepant upper engine mount... Read More »
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September 8, 2008
From Aviation Today
Emergency Airworthiness Directive (EAD). MD Helicopters MD-500 and 600N. There have been two incidents of impaired directional control. This impaired directional control occurred after the Vertical Stabilizer Control System (VSCS) circuit breakers were pulled in accordance with EAD 2008-18-51. EAD... Read More »
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September 22, 2008
From Aviation Today
Computer Upgrade for Processing Flight Data The FAA says critical upgrades to its National Airspace Data Interchange Network (NADIN) are just months away. NADIN supports the critical exchange of flight plan data, weather information, Notices to Airmen and other flight safety-related messages... Read More »
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November 17, 2008
From Aviation Today
NWA Grounds Jetliners It is reported that Northwest Airlines temporarily grounded 27 of its Boeing 757 aircraft on Friday, Nov. 7 as a result of an internal audit. The planes were cleared to resume flying within three hours. "We learned that we were technically noncompliant with one minor aspect... Read More »
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March 2, 2009
From Aviation Today
New King Air Security System Kansas State University's Advanced Manufacturing Institute teamed with AirLock Aviation Security Systems and Hawker Beechcraft to develop a new electronic security access system for King Air 200 and 300 series turboprop aircraft. The FAA has issued a STC for the... Read More »
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June 22, 2009
From Aviation Today
Investigators continue their search for the flight data and cockpit voice recorders from the Airbus A330-200 that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on June 1, killing all 228 people aboard. Air France Flight 447 had departed Rio de Janeiro bound for Paris. It flew into stormy weather and messages... Read More »
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November 9, 2009
From Aviation Today
A Jetstar Airways Airbus A330-200 on Oct. 29 may have suffered the same malfunction involved in the loss of an Air France jetliner over the Atlantic, killing all on board, five months ago. The Jetstar Airways A330-200 with 209 passengers and crew onboard suffered momentary erratic speed data... Read More »
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June 9, 2003
From Aviation Today
Aviation industry lags rail, maritime sectors in use of video recordings The cameras are coming. In the not-too-distant future transport category aircraft might well be equipped with closed circuit television systems to cover both interior spaces and the exterior of the aircraft as the technology... Read More »
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August 18, 2003
From Aviation Today
The would-be agent of attack: United States of America vs. Hemant Lakhani (arrested Aug. 12), criminal complaint filed Aug. 11, U.S. District Court of New Jersey, Attachment A (extracts): "Defendant Lakhani and the CW [cooperating witness] discussed Osama bin Laden. Defendant Lakhani sated ..... Read More »
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August 25, 2003
From Aviation Today
Man portable air defense systems (MANPADS) pose a long-term threat to the airline industry, for which a long-term commitment to interdict and defeat is necessary, sources say. Clearly, the large aircraft infrared countermeasure (LAIRCM) proposed by Northrop Grumman, is one means of defense should... Read More »
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January 12, 2004
From Aviation Today
Getting "facts on the table" about the performance, costs and maintainability of missile defense systems for airliners was the operative phrase at a Jan. 6 press conference at which Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials announced their plans to award concept-development contracts to... Read More »
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August 30, 2004
From Aviation Today
Ejectable flares to foil missile attacks on airliners have been rejected by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The agency announced last week its selection of laser- based systems proposed by Northrop Grumman [NOC] and BAE Systems (see ASW, Aug. 18, 2003). Each contractor will receive some... Read More »
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August 7, 2006
From Aviation Today
The Move Toward Ultimate Automation The world's militaries are increasingly turning to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to fight the asymmetrical guerilla wars of the 21st century. However, a chronic shortage of adequately trained pilots may accelerate the "pilotless" trend in the civilian sector... Read More »
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April 2, 2007
From Aviation Today
Terror Tactics Take A New Turn When terrorists flew airliners into the World Trade Center, it would be fair to say the element of surprise had been fully exploited. Only one prognosis for that scenario had ever appeared in public and that was a teenage boy's Nov. 30, 2000 innocent question on an... Read More »
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August 20, 2007
From Aviation Today
Following the 15 Aug FAA-sponsored aviation industry symposium on runway incursion prevention, the agency has published an InFO, or Information for Flight Operators, alert (tinyurl.com/ypz75u). Awareness of pertinent FAA regulations and a clear understanding of every taxi clearance are essential... Read More »
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July 28, 2008
From Aviation Today
Military aircraft must be safe and unexpected maintenance, and even scheduled maintenance checks, can keep an aircraft out of service when needed most. That's where Integrated Systems Health Management, or ISHM, comes in. ISHM is a system that collects data from various areas of an aircraft and... Read More »
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October 13, 2008
From Aviation Today
Air Traffic Controller Training Available The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected eight additional colleges or universities to participate in the Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI) program. Approved colleges and universities in the program prepare and train students... Read More »
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February 1, 2010
From Aviation Today
Relief efforts in Haiti have been supported by the Pentagon and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), providing both intelligence assets and the infrastructure required to safely operate supply-laden cargo aircraft into Port-au-Prince International Airport and around the small and poor... Read More »
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February 22, 2010
From Aviation Today
American Airlines resumed service into Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Feb. 19. The first flight departed from American's hub at Miami International, arriving at Port-au-Prince. This flight marks the first commercial passenger aircraft into Haiti since the earthquake that devastated the country on Jan... Read More »
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June 21, 2010
From Aviation Today
During a routine test flight, a USN Northrop Grumman MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Take-off and Landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV) supported its first drug interdiction from the USS McInerney (FFG 8) on April 3. The frigate had launched one of its two embarked Fire Scout's to test different... Read More »
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