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by howie
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Serious licensing, security and record keeping issues found in Bahamas EMB-110 accident
Replies: 1
Views: 26
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Serious licensing, security and record keeping issues found in Bahamas EMB-110 accident

Status: Final Date: Tuesday 9 January 2018 Time: 19:40 Type: Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante Operator: Pineapple Air Registration: C6-MIC C/n / msn: 110407 First flight: 1982 Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupant...
by howie
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: NTSB: Pilot’s use of drugs factor in fatal Beech 300 takeoff accident at Tucson
Replies: 4
Views: 55
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Re: NTSB: Pilot’s use of drugs factor in fatal Beech 300 takeoff accident at Tucson

Bell 407 wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:00 am
Drugs and flying don't mix :thinking:
I take it thats then a Joint decision :flush:
by howie
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Portals Aerospace Tshwane targets Chinese companies for aerospace investment
Replies: 1
Views: 40
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Portals Aerospace Tshwane targets Chinese companies for aerospace investment

Tshwane is trying to attract Chinese investment into the aviation cluster in the city area A senior Chinese aviation sector delegation drawn from industry and representatives of a Free Trade Area met with Tshwane officials and local firms during the recent Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) show at...
by howie
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Pressurized cabin factor in pilot fatality during opening of G150 door
Replies: 2
Views: 42
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Pressurized cabin factor in pilot fatality during opening of G150 door

https://cdn.aviation-safety.net/photos/accidents/tn/tn20180104-0-C-1.jpg Status: Final Date: Thursday 4 January 2018 Time: ca 16:00 Type: Silhouette image of generic G150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different Gulfstream G150 Operator: Private Airlines Germany Registration:...
by howie
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: NTSB: Pilot’s use of drugs factor in fatal Beech 300 takeoff accident at Tucson
Replies: 4
Views: 55
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NTSB: Pilot’s use of drugs factor in fatal Beech 300 takeoff accident at Tucson

[tweet]https://twitter.com/twitter/statuses/823616836801470464[/tweet] Status: Final Date: Monday 23 January 2017 Time: 12:33 Type: Silhouette image of generic BE30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different Beechcraft 300 Super King Air Operator: KAAZ LLC Registration: N385KA C...
by howie
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Sneak Peek at Boeing 777X Jetliner: World’s Biggest Twin-Engine
Replies: 2
Views: 41
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Sneak Peek at Boeing 777X Jetliner: World’s Biggest Twin-Engine

https://aviationvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Sneak-Peek-at-Boeing-777X-Jetliner-World%E2%80%99s-Biggest-Twin-Engine.jpg Recently, Boeing, one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, has revealed a fully-assembled static test model of 777X jetliner. The record-breaking machine is expe...
by howie
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Air India Crew Member Hospitalized after Falling off Aircraft
Replies: 1
Views: 28
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Air India Crew Member Hospitalized after Falling off Aircraft

A 53-year-old flight attendant was injured on Monday after she fell off an Air India plane preparing for a flight to Delhi that was about to take off at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. According to media reports, the airline said that the “unfortunate incident” happened whil...
by howie
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Miraculous Escape: Air India Express Hits Compound Wall on Take-Off
Replies: 1
Views: 37
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Miraculous Escape: Air India Express Hits Compound Wall on Take-Off

An Air India Express Boeing 737-800, performing flight IX-611 from Tiruchirappalli (India) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates) with 130 passengers and 6 crew, departed Tiruchirappalli’s runway 27 but impacted the localizer antenna runway 27 and damaged the wall protecting the localizer antenna runway 27...
by howie
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: Happy Birthday Boeing 747 Shortened Version
Replies: 1
Views: 31
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Happy Birthday Boeing 747 Shortened Version

Traveling the World Was Never the Same Once the Boeing 747 Debuted When the first Boeing 747 rolled from the hangar in Everett, Washington, 50 years ago, onlookers were stunned. The aircraft before them, gleaming in the morning sunshine, was more than double the size and weight of any existing jetl...
by howie
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Issue with booster forces Soyuz rocket to return to earth for an emergency landing
Replies: 0
Views: 20
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Issue with booster forces Soyuz rocket to return to earth for an emergency landing

The Soyuz rocket carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin, that was launched this morning for a four-orbit, six-hour journey to the international space station was forced to return to earth after an issue with the booster. The Soyuz capsule returned to Earth via a bal...
by howie
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: India ATC tries to divert Air Canada Dreamliner despite four Mayday calls following two diversions
Replies: 2
Views: 44
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India ATC tries to divert Air Canada Dreamliner despite four Mayday calls following two diversions

An Air Canada Boeing 787-9, reg. C-FGEI performing flight AC46 (dep Sep 18th) from Toronto (Canada) to Mumbai (India) with 177 passengers and 14 crew, was on approach to Mumbai being cleared for the approach to Mumbai, when ATC cancelled the approach clearance due to a runway excursion by another ai...
by howie
Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: Commercial Aircraft to Replace Current Satellites
Replies: 2
Views: 34
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Commercial Aircraft to Replace Current Satellites

A more connected world makes the globe shrink. Increasingly people are gaining internet access at an exponential rate, and it is changing the way of life. Our devices are becoming progressively more connected through the IoT (Internet of things). But this is not some advanced technology that will af...
by howie
Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: World’s New Longest Nonstop Flight: Tickets on Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 44
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World’s New Longest Nonstop Flight: Tickets on Sale

https://aviationvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Singapore-Airlines-To-Launch-Worlds-Longest-Commercial-Flights.jpg Would you like to take a seat in a brand new Airbus A350 Ultra Long Range aircraft recently delivered to Singapore Airlines? Even more, would you like to enter the history flying ...
by howie
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Aviation Job Board
Topic: I just got fired
Replies: 5
Views: 99
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Re: I just got fired

Bell 407 wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:06 am
Eish Howie, sorry to hear that. Good luck with the search :Like:
Hi Bell Its a one liner that I thought was funny, said in gest. No worries
by howie
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: United Airlines Unveils World’s Largest Flight Training Center
Replies: 5
Views: 64
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United Airlines Unveils World’s Largest Flight Training Center

United Airlines unveiled its state-of-the-art flight training center in Denver, Colorado. The single-site training center is the largest in the world and home to the company’s more than 30 full flight simulators representing all of United’s fleet types. The flight training center is visited by Unite...
by howie
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Calm crew averted disaster after propeller fell off plane, ATSB says
Replies: 2
Views: 41
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Calm crew averted disaster after propeller fell off plane, ATSB says

https://static.ffx.io/images/$zoom_0.884%2C$multiply_1%2C$ratio_1.776846%2C$width_1059%2C$x_1%2C$y_20/t_crop_custom/w_780/t_sharpen%2Cq_auto%2Cf_auto/67d2a1d673142518628aed4b34f26be1d994f82d The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has praised the efforts of an aircraft's crew for landing safely afte...
by howie
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Runway excursion Bangkok
Replies: 2
Views: 52
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Runway excursion Bangkok

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DpC2kwxXgAELuiX.jpg Date: 08-OCT-2018 Time: 22:58 LT Type: Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different Boeing 747-4D7 Owner/operator: Thai Airways International Registration: HS-TGF C/n / msn: 33770/1335 Fatalities: Fa...
by howie
Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Aviation Job Board
Topic: I just got fired
Replies: 5
Views: 99
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I just got fired

I have just lost my job and am now on the market.

I was working for a Calendar Company and I lost my job as I just took a couple of days off.
by howie
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Toyota Patents Flying Car Design
Replies: 1
Views: 37
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Toyota Patents Flying Car Design

Toyota Patents Flying Car Design https://cdn.avweb.com/media/newspics/325/p1cp8abjvve97r84r4terq12nt6.png Toyota has filed for patent protection of an unusual flying car design that uses the same drive mechanism for road and the air. According to TransportUp, the “Dual Mode Vehicle With Wheel Rotors...