Aircraft pilot

Former A-10 pilot explains how he was able to listen to music (also via KC-10 Tankers) aboard his Warthog while flying across the country

Fighter pilots are not permitted to carry music players with them. However, many fighter pilots break this rule. They simply receive headphones that do not conflict with the radio headphones of the helmet. Fighter pilots are not allowed to carry electronic devices with them. This includes music players. The chances …

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Aviation authority warns pilots and airlines of dangerous weather conditions

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nigeria has advised pilots and airline operators to exercise caution in the face of hazardous weather conditions for aviation during the rainy season. This circular follows the advent of the seasonal climate forecast published for the year 2022 by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency. This warning …

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Oxfordshire model plane pilots hope they’ve done enough to secure Guinness World Record

The sky above a remote bridleway near East Hanney came alive with the sound of more than two dozen planes. Squinting through the pounding clouds above the South Oxfordshire base of the North Berks Radio Model Aircraft Society, you’d be forgiven for thinking you were watching an impromptu air show …

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Midlands pilots whose plane crashed in the English Channel ‘are not qualified to fly in clouds’

A former mechanic from Birmingham and his co-pilot from Stratford whose plane lost contact with air traffic control over the English Channel were not qualified to fly in cloud, air accident investigators have said. Brian Statham, who last lived in Solihull and previously had a garage in Castle Vale, Erdington, …

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Republic Airways wants the FAA to cut pilot training time in half

The pilot shortage does not only affect the major airlines. Even regional airlines are feeling the brunt of this, as this is where the major carriers have been able to select pilots when needed. But now the nation’s second regional airline is asking the Federal Aviation Administration to make a …

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USAF AMC completes longest flight with KC-46A Pegasus aircraft

The 349th Air Refueling Squadron pilot checks flight path details, live weather updates, air traffic and flight plans using a Stratus washer. Credit: USAF Photo by Airman Brenden Beezley. Airmen from the United States Air Force (USAF) 22nd Air Refueling Wing (ARW) completed a successful 24.2 hour flight on a …

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Billions wasted? Why the aircraft carrier could be a giant paper tiger

Why the US Navy’s aircraft carrier could end up being as obsolete as the old battleships of decades past: The last “Battle of Battleships” went down in history as a one-sided massacre when the US Navy destroyed the Imperial Japanese Navy’s battleship. Kirishima during the Battle of Surigao Strait on …

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FAA records detailed drone sightings by Colorado pilots

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) — When flying a drone or unmanned aircraft system (UAS), there are primarily three general rules that should be followed at all times: Keep it under 400 feet Keep it in the visual line of sight Know where you are flying to avoid interfering with airport …

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The first pilot to fly from Britain to Ireland

This month marks 110 years since Denys Corbett Wilson became the first person to fly a plane from Britain to Ireland. The pioneer took off from the Welsh county of Pembrokeshire before landing in the Irish county of Wexford 100 minutes later. full of passion Born in 1882, Corbett Wilson …

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Pelican crashes plane taking off at San Diego airport – NBC 7 San Diego

Passengers on a Horizon Airlines flight to Everett, Wash., had to spend a few extra minutes on the ground at San Diego International Airport on Thursday afternoon. The flight, which left its gate six minutes earlier than expected, was forced to stop in its taxiway due to an unexpected visitor …

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Minnesota airport renamed for hometown pilot

Nearly 90 years after Klingensmith died in a plane crash, a student pilot has managed to rally her community to give Klingensmith the recognition it should have deserved with its success in air racing and the establishment of aviation records. “We have to celebrate it,” said Marisa Bengtson-Loerzel of Moorhead, …

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John King, 62, identified as pilot killed in Sylmar plane crash

On Friday, authorities identified the pilot of a small plane who died when the plane crashed along the westbound 210 Freeway in the Sylmar area. John King, 62, died at the scene of the crash, which occurred around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the coroner’s office. King was the only …

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Flight forced to divert due to injured pilot – Travel Weekly

An easyJet flight to Morocco has been forced to divert to Portugal after the pilot was injured mid-flight. According to single flight. Passengers were told they would be diverted to Portugal around two hours after the start of the three-and-a-half-hour flight due to an emergency on board. Although the cause …

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The Flying Battery – The New York Times

He then found himself considering a career on Wall Street, doing something he didn’t want to do away from where he wanted to be: back in Vermont. “There is a brain drain” among engineers in his home country, he said. “People go to college and come back at 40, because …

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Did you know that some Airbus aircraft have a “ditch switch” for emergency landings?

There are several cases of successful aircraft landing in water. Most famous recently is the US Airways incident in 2009, where an Airbus A320 successfully splashed down in the Hudson River after a twin engine failure on takeoff from La Guardia. In such situations, it is obviously important to make …

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West Virginia National Guard unit receives Black Hawk helicopter | News, Sports, Jobs

A new MEDEVAC HH-60M “Mike” Black Hawk helicopter was stationed at the National Guard Aviation Support Facility in Wood County. (Photo provided) WILLIAMSTOWN – West Virginia National Guard Company C, 2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion, Aeromedical Evacuation Company, received its first of six new HH-60Ms “Mike” model …

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UAH – News

Retired Brigadier General and NASA Astronaut Robert Stewart served as Distinguished Lecturer at the College of Engineering. Stewart discussed the aerodynamics and dynamics of the helicopter. Michael Mercier | UAH The University of Alabama at Huntsville (UAH), part of the University of Alabama system, hosted a lively discussion to kick …

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“I want to be a captain”, Nica Flying Student in Costa Rica

Natalia Rojas is about to graduate from a private pilot and airline management career. By Katherine Estrada Tellez (Confidential) HAVANA TIMES — It’s noon and Natalia Rojas, after telecommuting in Amazon customer service, is getting ready for the hands-on aviation classes she takes once or twice a week at Tobias …

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“When there is a demand for pilots, this demand cannot be met instantly”

Dealing with the continued shortage of pilots Alaska Airlines has canceled dozens of flights at Sea-Tac alone, due to a shortage of pilots. SEATTLE – Aviation experts all agree that there is currently a shortage of pilots. Adam Kephart of Galvin Flying said the shortage is not due to a …

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Next Air Force One (VC-25B) – Still having problems?

It seems another mysterious issue is causing Boeing headaches, involving the US government’s order for its next Air Force One fleet. The two existing VC-25A “Air Force One” aircraft. Photo: CPL Roman Gray, USMC Currently, the President of the United States rides in one of two custom-built 747 derivatives. These …

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Pilot instructor killed in Rowlett crash identified – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The pilot of last month’s fatal helicopter crash has been identified. Lora Trout, 31, was the certified flight instructor on board the helicopter when the plane separated mid-air and fell to the ground above Rowlett on Friday March 25. Trout and 42-year-old student pilot Ty Wallis were killed in the …

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Sadowski dies in plane crash

Editor’s note: The Palm Beach Post wrote this report on April 9, 1992. Florida Department of Community Affairs Secretary William Sadowski and a state pilot were killed on April 9, 1992, when their plane crashed in a fog-covered forest in St. Augustine. Sadowski, 48, a former Miami state legislator and …

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General VK Singh, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, outlines government measures to tackle pilot shortage

With an annual requirement of around 1,000 pilots, but with barely half that number of Commercial Pilot Licenses (CPLs) issued to cadets from Indian Flight Training Organizations (FTOs), the Indian civil aviation sector faces a shortage of qualified commanders. . And a continued overreliance on foreign pilots. According to a …

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Postler-Slattery Plane Crash Preliminary Report Released

Weather may have been a factor in the plane crash that killed MyMichigan Health President and CEO Diane Postler-Slattery and her husband Donald Slattery, according to the National Transportation and Safety Board. On March 8, Postler-Slattery and her husband’s plane crashed while attempting to land under cloud cover at Northern …

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Fairfield Union graduate helps rescue pilot after plane crash

PALATKA, FL – Bremen native Connor Cvetan, a flight student at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, was recently preparing for a flight competition with a fellow student and instructor near Palatka, Florida. The team had practiced landing, nearly 40 miles north of Daytona. Everything had gone as planned, until a call came …

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The last 10 plane crashes in the Myrtle Beach area

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW) — Plane crashes remain rare along the Grand Strand, according to data from the National Transportation Safety Board. All of the crashes involved small aircraft, and the majority had only one person on board at the time of the crash, according to the NTSB. However, there …

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FAA official testifies ex-Boeing pilot lied about 737 MAX

FORT WORTH, Texas – A Federal Aviation Administration training specialist said a former Boeing Co. BA -3.59% pilot lied to him about how a 737 MAX flight control system worked before two of the jets crashed three years ago. Former Boeing pilot Mark Forkner is on trial this week in …

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Dorset ‘forgotten pilot’ died when brand new plane crashed near Beaminster

A lockdown project led to the successful identity of a pilot who died when he crashed at Beaminster, Dorset. Now a memorial to the tragic airman, who was known only as the ‘forgotten pilot’, has been unveiled. Flight Lieutenant Jean De Cloedt, a Belgian pilot who served in the RAF …

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The F-22 appears to be covered in dust after about a month of deployment in the Middle East

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor pilot assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing prepares to receive fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over Southwest Asia, March 9, 2022. Note the dust on the top surfaces of the jet. (US Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Stefan Alvarez) Some pretty interesting …

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The pilot declares mayday and aborts the landing

Three people were on board the McDonnell Douglas MD-11F for the seven-hour flight from Singapore. The aircraft involved in Saturday’s incident. After aborting its first landing attempt, the plane headed south over the Royal National Park before turning back to the airport where it made a safe landing on its …

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Plane piloted by apprentice pilot crashes as door opens mid-flight

An aircraft piloted by a student pilot crashed when the main door opened during a training flight. The terrifying incident happened during the leaner pilot’s first test lesson in the Piper PA-28-180 single-engine fixed-wing aircraft. The 49-year-old instructor rushed to close the door as the plane was piloted by the …

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Airplane runs off runway at West Mifflin

A small plane left the runway at the Allegheny County airport on Wednesday morning, with no injuries. Watch LIVE VIDEO of Sky 4 on stage: click on the video player above. snowy area near the runway from 4 p.m. The private HondaJet plane had three people on board when it …

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Boeing stops buying Russian titanium, Airbus continues

Despite previous statements, Boeing has stopped buying titanium from Russian suppliers. Airbus is not following Boeing’s lead – yet. Since the signing of the memorandum of understanding between Boeing and VSMPO-AVISMA last November in Dubai. Photo: VSMPO-AVISMA At the Dubai Airshow last November, Boeing and VSMPO-AVISMA signed a Memorandum of …

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Pilot killed in plane crash in Coalinga, Calif., questioned about wind

Steven Wilson, 53, of Shafter was identified by the Fresno County Coroner’s Office as the helicopter pilot who was killed after a crash in a field on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022. FRESNO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE An initial report of the fatal dusting helicopter crash near Coalinga in February says the …

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Military planes become classrooms for a day

Students from a local elementary school, the New Mexico National Guard Youth Challenge Academy and a few home schools gather Thursday morning on the tarmac at Roswell Air Center near one of two KC-135 aircraft. The planes are in Roswell with their Air Force crews for a few days of …

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This ‘Ghost of Kyiv’ clip is from a video game, not a video of fighting in Ukraine

A 22-second video circulating on Facebook shows a plane shot down midair on a sunny day. The caption says it could be a Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter pilot dubbed the “Ghost of Kyiv” shooting a Russian plane out of the sky. “The dogfights continue,” read a Feb. 25 Facebook post that …

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Aeroflot Flight 593: unfortunate crash caused by children in the cockpit | Mobility news

On March 23, 1994, Aeroflot Flight 593, which was an A310-304, crashed into a hill in the Kuznetsk Alatau mountain range in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia, killing all 63 passengers as well as 12 members crew on board. Relief pilot Yaroslav Vladimirovich Kudrinsky’s children – his 16-year-old son Eldar and 12-year-old …

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Safety investigators say the fatal plane crash near Sutton was likely caused by a slow-speed, steep-angle turn

A light plane which crashed near Canberra last year, killing both men on board, stalled due to its slow speed and banked turn, a safety investigation has suggested. Key points: A plane stalled and crashed near Sutton, NSW, in April last year, killing the two men inside Men were inspecting …

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Emiliano Sala pilot banned from flying plane by owners after two previous violations

An inquest into the death of footballer Emiliano Sala, who died in a plane crash in 2019 on his way to Cardiff City from Nantes, has started in Bournemouth ( Image: AFP via Getty Images) The pilot of the flight that crashed killing footballer Emiliano Sala had been banned from …

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A unique community for pilots

Everyone knows the exercise. When you go to buy a luxury home in Palm Beach, it will have a pool, tennis court, three (or four or 14) car garage, nice lawn, water view, lots of bathrooms and bedrooms, a gym and maybe a putting green. Or maybe a nine-hole golf …

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Wally Funk named 2021 Stinson Trophy recipient – ​​NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Things are moving in the “direction of flight” as the new winner of the 2021 Katherine and Marjine Stinson Award was announced this week. On Thursday, the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) announced that 83-year-old pilot Wally Funk had been named the recipient for her contributions to inspiring women in aviation. …

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The pending merger will bring more pilot jobs

Frontier and Spirit Airlines made headlines both in and outside aviation last week when they announced their impending merger. I don’t think that surprised many people in this industry. These carriers use the same type of aircraft and they are both adept at using the Ultra Low Cost Carrier (ULCC) …

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A 45-minute private sex flight for €880

For $995 (€880), Love Cloud takes you and a partner on a private plane for 45 minutes so you can have sex. Of course, you don’t have to have sex on the plane. You could pay $1,195 (€1,050) to get married on board. For $100 (€88) more, it can be …

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Butte County plane crash injures pilot — AutoAccident.com

Plane crashes short of airport runway A plane crash in Butte County near paradise on February 9 caused minor injuries to the pilot when the plane crashed near the airport. The crash happened around 9:45 a.m. at Paradise Skypark Airport. According to a report from Federal Aviation Administrationthe plane crashed …

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Pilot of crashed plane near Hatcher Pass found to safety

PALMER, Alaska (KTUU) – Alaska State Troopers say the pilot of a plane that was located after a crash near Hatcher Pass on Feb. 6 was safely located, but not before thousands of dollars have been spent on research efforts for the man. The soldiers wrote in an online dispatch …

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Pilot in unlicensed Qld crash: report | County Leader of St George and Sutherland

The pilot of a fatal plane crash on Christmas Eve in North Queensland was unlicensed and the plane had not been properly maintained for nearly a decade, according to a report. An 83-year-old man died when the light plane crashed on Christmas Eve on a beach in Ball Bay, north …

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Fort Campbell flies Black Hawk helicopters – without pilots – for the first time

The Army’s first automated flight of an empty Black Hawk helicopter took place at Fort Campbell over the weekend and Monday. The UH-60 aircraft has been upgraded with new technology developed by the Department of Defense’s research arm, DARPA. During a half-hour flight, the 14,000-pound helicopter – unmanned and unarmed …

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Lauren Sanchez continues her training as a helicopter pilot

Lauren Sanchez like to fly. On Sunday, the Black Ops Aviation founder shared a photo from her helicopter training where she landed a different helicopter for the first time. The photo was of his thumb with a circular indentation from the throttle. “First time landing in another helicopter #training,” she …

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Pilot escapes injury after plane crash

Incident response: The recreational aircraft was badly damaged but the pilot flew away. Photo by Rodney Braithwaite The pilot of a two-seater light aircraft which crashed heavily within the confines of Shepparton Airport on Sunday February 6 was not injured. Fire, ambulance, police and the Shepparton search and rescue team …

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Flashback: How Paulson’s pursuit sniffed out Lacy’s SP

With AIN Media Group’s Aviation International News and its predecessor Aviation Convention News celebrating the company’s 50th anniversary of continuous publication this year, AIN’s editorial staff scours the archives each month to bring readers interesting events that have been covered over the last half century. . REWIND (MAY 1988): There …

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St. George pilot dedicated to saving lives after COVID-19 kills his best friend

ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4) – Nathan Parnham, a young lightweight but experienced pilot from St. George has recently taken steps to create change in the world of medical transportation. The 26-year-old, who has been flying for four years, is on a mission to use his Cessna 310 plane to airlift …

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Passengers trapped in JetBlue planes on JFK airport tarmac

Dozens of JetBlue passengers on at least a dozen planes were stranded on the tarmac at JFK airport on Sunday. Furious passengers have taken to social media to document their hours of being trapped on grounded flights. Some described being stuck on their planes for 13 hours, with “no clarity” …

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A Slick SR is more than just a beauty

What is a perfect day for a driver in January? Clear skies, calm winds and temperatures just far enough above basement to allow for both a painless ride and stellar engine performance. We had all of that for the demo flight we did in the new 2022 Cirrus SR G6 …

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Air India flight suspended due to altercation between pilot and engineer: report, India News News

According to reports, Air India’s Srinagar-Delhi flight has been suspended for up to an hour at Srinagar airport, allegedly due to an altercation between a senior Air India pilot and an Air India maintenance engineer. aircraft. The pilot reportedly lodged a complaint with the airline’s management. The controversy erupted after …

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Pilot ejects before US fighter jet crashes into aircraft carrier in South China Sea; 7 injured

A US Navy F35C Lightning II fighter jet conducting exercises in the South China Sea crashed while trying to land on the deck of a US aircraft carrier, injuring seven sailors, it said on Tuesday. Marine. The pilot managed to eject before the plane crashed into the flight deck of …

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Man who exposed his buttocks during flight accused of heckling

NEW YORK (AP) – An Irishman on a Delta flight from Dublin to New York refused to wear a mask, threw a can that hit another passenger, pulled down his pants and exposed his buttocks to a flight attendant, according to a federal complaint unsealed Friday. According to the lawsuit, …

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Teen pilot becomes youngest woman to fly around the world

A 19-year-old pilot has completed her 155-day solo trip around the globe, becoming the youngest woman in history to circumnavigate the Earth. Zara Rutherford, who has dual British and Belgian nationality, landed at Kortrijk-Wevelgem airport in western Belgium on Thursday. According to the BBC, his final descent was escorted by …

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The 5G fiasco from an airline pilot’s perspective

Other systems in the Q400 that are affected that rely on the radio altimeter are the configuration systems (warnings for incorrect gear or flap settings), our TCAS system (traffic collision avoidance system) could give us a command to “descend” at low altitude where previously this would be inhibited, and of …

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Danial Moore, hero pilot in Drexel Hill medical helicopter crash, released from Philadelphia hospital – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A dispatch to the hospital to lift the spirits of a local hero. Emergency responders, hospital staff, family and friends lined up to honor helicopter pilot Danial Moore as he was transported on a stretcher and released from Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia. “I’m pretty sure …

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Pilot and passenger presumed dead in helicopter crash in Louisiana

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — A pilot and a passenger are presumed dead after a helicopter crashed into a swamp in southern Louisiana on Friday, a local government official said. The coastal Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call from a witness who saw the plane crash at around 10:15 a.m. …

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City hotel supervisor’s son set to become IAF fighter pilot | News from Coimbatore

Coimbatore: The son of a city hotel supervisor is set to become a fighter pilot in the Indian Air Force (IAF). Pappanaickenpalayam resident Arun, 22, said he was inspired by Major Saravanan, who was martyred during the Kargil War, and wanted to become an army officer. Originally from Tenkasi, Arun, …

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ACLS Participates in Multi-Service, Multi-Aircraft Exercise Southern Lightning Strike> Air Force> Post Display

BELLE CHASSE, Louisiana (AFNS) – Airmen from Morris Air National Guard Base‘s Air National Guard / Air Force Reserve Test Center (ACLS), Tucson, Arizona, recently traveled to New Orleans to participate in Operation Southern Lightning Strike. The multi-service exercise tested the units’ abilities to deploy with minimal personnel and equipment …

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Russell Andres obituary (1924 – 2022) – Nashville, TN

Russell A. (Whitey) Andres, who lived the quintessential life of a member of the “greater generation” went to be with the Lord on January 7, 2022. He will be remembered as a faithful disciple of Jesus -Christ, loving husband, father, grandfather, hero and friend.Born and raised in the small Midwestern …

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Airplane masking now pits Southwest Airlines flight attendants against non-compliant pilots

The union representing Southwest Airlines flight attendants said the company refused to apply mask warrants to pilots, in and off planes. Transportation Workers Union Local 556, which represents 15,400 flight attendants, said on Friday many of the carrier’s pilots weren’t content to walk through the cockpit without masks, as Federal …

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3 cabin crew, 1 pilot failed the breathalyzer during the holiday week

Between Christmas and January 1, three cabin crew and a pilot failed the breathalyzer test. The four people were from different airlines. Sources from the Civil Aviation Authority said all incidents were reported from Delhi airport. One cabin crew member failed the breath analyzer test on Christmas, another failed the …

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Profile: GTRA perfectly suited to Dowell’s love of flying

It all started with “the Spirit of Saint-Louis”. No, not that one. This “Spirit of St. Louis” was a B-2 bomber at an airshow. It was very impressive, especially for a young child. It didn’t hurt that the child’s uncle was the pilot, and his name was painted there on …

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Helicopter crash in Karamea: an investigation has been opened into the accident at a holiday resort on the west coast

Several helicopters were en route to the crash site. An investigation has been opened into a helicopter crash in the town of Karamea, in the district of Buller, which seriously injured the pilot. Police, firefighters and paramedics rushed to the Last Resort hotel and lodge after the crash at the …

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This bizarre parasitic hunter hanging from a colossal navy airship

But it would help if you had a plane for such a ship to transport. A task that was entrusted to the historic company Curtiss Aircraft. From what we can understand, US Navy officials in the 1920s and 1930s believed that airborne airship carriers were the way forward for naval …

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Did you know that the F-104 was not the only “widowmaker”? During the Cold War, the MiG-19s, MiG-21s and F-100s also had high crash rates. Here’s why.

The F-104 was not the only fighter jet to have a high crash rate during the Cold War. The first futuristic-looking F-104 Starfighter flew in early 1956 and with its long, circular fuselage, pointed nose, and tiny, slender wings, it looked in every inch of the way the world’s best …

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Meet the Instagram pilot who flies jumbo jets around the world at just 27

Kim De Klop created an Instagram page for her friends and family, but it quickly took off. It now has 111,000 subscribers. But then, she’s no ordinary Instagrammer – she’s a pilot. And the photos she posts give her followers a glimpse into her incredible life as a top-flight globetrotter. …

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Indian Air Force MiG-21 fighter plane crashes in Rajasthan, pilot dies

Representative image of a MiG-21 aircraft. New Delhi: An Indian Air Force MiG-21 fighter plane crashed today evening near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, killing Wing Commander Harshit Sinha. Confirming the news, the Air Force official tweeted: “Tonight, around 8:30 pm, an IAF MiG-21 aircraft encountered a flying accident in Sector West …

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Yet another near miss in the UK between a drone and a plane

An English air ambulance plane near Leicester was forced to drop sharply in altitude to avoid hitting a drone head-on, a near-crash situation that UK inspectors classified in their highest collision risk category. The case is one of many recent incidents in the country involving drones dangerously crossing paths with …

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Turkey to train pilots on French-made Qatari jets to counter Greece’s Rafale fleet

Abdullah Bozkurt / Stockholm Turkish Air Force to train with French-made Dassault Rafale jets from Qatar to counter the Greek army, which has increased its air force capabilities with fighter jets Newly acquired Rafale from its ally France, Nordic Monitor has learned. According to documents obtained from a Turkish parliamentary …

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5 Reasons to See New Russian WWII Movie “The Pilot: A Battle for Survival”

Renat Davletyarov / Interfest, Star Media, DaProduction, 2021 The recently released film combines the epic “Dunkirk” of Christopher Nolan with the heavy atmosphere of “The Revenant”. The shoot included a real refurbished Il-2 ground attack aircraft, as well as real trained wolves. 1. Based on real events and genuine heroism …

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CubCrafters NXCub Achieves FAA Certification

Is it still a Cub if it has a front wheel? The answer is yes, if it is the CubCrafters NXCub. The Yakima-based company received Part 23 certification for the nose gear version of the design, making it a fully certified aircraft by the FAA. Previously, NXCub were produced in …

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FAA makes unusual claim in Boeing 737 Max crashes, calling ex-pilot Mark Forkner a “scapegoat”

Federal Aviation Administration officials have contacted US prosecutors to warn them that the only person charged with a felony after the two fatal accidents of the Boeing Co. 737 Max has become a “scapegoat,” according to a court file in the United States. ‘case. Justice Department statements after indicting Mark …

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Holiday laser displays pose a hazard to airplanes

The Federal Aviation Administration has identified 2021 as the highest reported year for laser strike incidents against aircraft since the FAA began tracking statistics. Pilots have reported being distracted or blinded by laser beams as they hovered over their heads year round. It’s a national problem that the FAA has …

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